Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3893

Incident date

July 11, 2019

Location

الكفير, Al Kafir, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed, and 19 to 27 injured in airstrikes on Al Kafir, Idlib, on July 11th.

Jisr Media Center named 70-year old Omar Jabbu as killed in the attack, and  27 others who were wounded in the incident, including many children.

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights alleged that “more than 19 people were injured -including 7 children- in air raids by regime’s warplanes targeting al-Kefir village, west of Idlib.”

Dored1pash said that Al Kafir was attacked with four rockets at the same time.

Both the Syrian regime and Russian forces were named by various sources as the belligerents responsible for the attack.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (16)

Family members (7)

Family members (1)

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    19–27
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (17) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Al Kafir in Jisr al-Shoghour on July 10th, 2019. (via Firas Sobaih)
  • Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Al Kafir in Jisr al-Shoghour on July 10th, 2019. (via Firas Sobaih)

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    19–27
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (17) [ collapse]