Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3908

Incident date

July 16, 2019

Location

عين الباردة, Ain Al Barde, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

Five civilians were reported injured in airstrikes on Ain Al Barde, Idlib, on July 16th.

Jisr Media Centre stated that “five civilians were injured in four air raids by more than 12 missiles targeting the city of Jisr al-Shoughour and its environs in the village of Ain al-Barde and’ Ashbark’.”

Two other sources reported the airstrike, but did not cite civilian harm.

One source named the Syrian regime as the belligerent responsible for the attack, while another named both the Syrian regime and Russian forces in reporting the incident. One other source did not positively attribute blame for the attack.

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • 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
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Translation: Ain Al-Barda now.
  • Translation: Several air strikes this morning carried out by warplanes on the city of Jisr Al-Shughour and the village of Ain Al-Bared, leaving five civilians injured.
  • Several airstrikes by warplanes on the city of Jisr Al-Shughour and the village of Ain Al-Bared on July 16th, 2019, leaving five civilians injured. (via @IdlibPlus)

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 and/or Artillery
  • 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
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (11) [ collapse]