Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3904

Incident date

July 14, 2019

Location

معرة النعمان, Ma’ret Al Nu’man, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A water pumping station in Ma’arat al-Nu’man south of Idlib was struck by one of six alleged Russian air raids, injuring four technical staff members of the station and other civilians and putting the station out of service.

Radio Al-Kul said that “Ain Zarqa water station feeding the city of Maarat al-Numan with drinking water became out of service today, Sunday, after it was directly targeted by air strikes by Russian warplanes, in the second targeting of the only two water stations in the city within ten days.”

@ShahabPress reported civilian casualties as a result of the attack, and Macro Media Center said that technical staff who work at the station were injured.

No other details are known at this time.

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–6
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (18) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (23) [ collapse]

  • A water pumping station in Ma'arat al-Nu'man south of Idlib was struck by an alleged Russian or Syrian regime strike on July 14th (via Macro Media Center).
  • A water pumping station in Ma'arat al-Nu'man south of Idlib was struck by an alleged Russian or Syrian regime strike on July 14th (via Macro Media Center).
  • A water pumping station in Ma'arat al-Nu'man south of Idlib was struck by an alleged Russian or Syrian regime strike on July 14th (via Macro Media Center).
  • A water pumping station in Ma'arat al-Nu'man south of Idlib was struck by an alleged Russian or Syrian regime strike on July 14th (via Macro Media Center).
  • A water pumping station in Ma'arat al-Nu'man south of Idlib was struck by an alleged Russian or Syrian regime strike on July 14th (via Macro Media Center).
  • A water pumping station in Ma'arat al-Nu'man south of Idlib was struck by an alleged Russian or Syrian regime strike on July 14th (via Macro Media Center).
  • A water pumping station in Ma'arat al-Nu'man south of Idlib was struck by an alleged Russian or Syrian regime strike on July 14th (via Macro Media Center).
  • Image from inside the water pumping station allegedly targeted by Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on July 14th, 2019. (via @ bodler15).
  • Image from Ma'arat Al-Nu'man on the day when the water pumping station allegedly targeted by Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on July 14th, 2019. (via @YasserAlrahil).
  • Images showing the drinking water pumping station that feeds the city of Maarat al-Numan out of service, as a result of being targeted by air strikes. (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Images showing the drinking water pumping station that feeds the city of Maarat al-Numan out of service, as a result of being targeted by air strikes. (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Images showing the drinking water pumping station that feeds the city of Maarat al-Numan out of service, as a result of being targeted by air strikes. (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Images showing the drinking water pumping station that feeds the city of Maarat al-Numan out of service, as a result of being targeted by air strikes. (via @IdlibPlus)
  • Warplanes bomb the drinking water station in the city of Maarat al-Numan in Idlib countryside, completely rendering it out of service. (via @AleppoAMC).
  • The moment the missile fell from the Russian warplanes on the pumping station of drinking water feeding the city of Maarat al-Nu'man and rendered it out of service. (via @adlbhamam1985)
  • The moment the missile fell from the Russian warplanes on the pumping station of drinking water feeding the city of Maarat al-Nu'man and rendered it out of service. (via @adlbhamam1985)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–6
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (18) [ collapse]