Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3906

Incident date

July 16, 2019

Location

جسر الشغور, Jsir Al Shoughour, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local source Shaam News reported that Russian warplanes increased air raids on a number of towns and villages in Idlib in Hama, targeting several civilian areas.

According to Jisr Media Center, 5 civilians were injured in 4 air raids with more than 12 missiles that struck the city of Jisr al-Shoughour and its surrounding.

Syrian Network for Human Rights blame Syrian regime fixed-wing warplanes and claimed they fired missiles near Rab’a al Adawiyya School in Jisr al Shoghour city in Idlib, damaging its building.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (16) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (12) [ collapse]

  • Smoke circling up from Jisr Al-Shoughour after it was struck by alleged airstrikes on July 16th (via Jisr Media Center).
  • Alleged Syrian regime fixed- wing warplanes fired missiles near Rab’a al Adawiyya School in Jisr al Shoghour city in Idlib on July 16th (via Syrian Network for Human Rights).
  • Translation: Airstrikes from the Russian occupation forces on the city of Jisr Al-Shughur in Idlib countryside and raids on the outskirts of Maar Shorin. The picture of the raid on Jisr Al-Shughour.
  • Original Caption: Airstrikes from the Russian occupation forces on the city of Jisr Al-Shughur in Idlib countryside and raids on the outskirts of Maar Shorin. The picture of the raid on Jisr Al-Shughour. (via @Ahmad_1alshble)
  • Translation: Joreen responds by bombing Jisr Al-Shughour, and the Russians bomb Kafr Zita.
  • Translation: The first moments of the arrival of ambulance teams at the bombing site in the city of Jisr Al-Shughour in Idlib countryside, after it was bombed by Syrian regime warplanes this morning. (via @AJA_Syria).
  • Translation: Our correspondent: Air strikes on Jisr Al-Shughour in Idlib countryside (via @jisrtv)
  • Pictures showing the extent of the destruction in the city of Jisr Al-Shughour after four airstrikes targeting residential neighborhoods.
  • Pictures showing the extent of the destruction in the city of Jisr Al-Shughour after four airstrikes targeting residential neighborhoods. (via @IdlibPlus).
  • Pictures showing the extent of the destruction in the city of Jisr Al-Shughour after four airstrikes targeting residential neighborhoods. (via @IdlibPlus).
  • Pictures showing the extent of the destruction in the city of Jisr Al-Shughour after four airstrikes targeting residential neighborhoods. (via @IdlibPlus).
  • Pictures showing the extent of the destruction in the city of Jisr Al-Shughour after four airstrikes targeting residential neighborhoods. (via @IdlibPlus).

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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (16) [ collapse]