Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3937

Incident date

July 22, 2019

Location

البدامة, Al Badama, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Syrian regime or Russian forces allegedly bombed the town of Badama with rocket-propelled grenades which Step News Agency reported contained “incendiary bombs”. Local sources claimed one civilian was killed and three others injured.

The Syrian Human Rights Committee named the victim as Obada Kahil.

No other details are known at this time.

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • 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

Sources (19) [ collapse]

Media
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    Caption translation: A civilian martyr and three other wounded, as a result of targeting the vicinity of the town of Badama with artillery shelling by the regime forces. Our teams were there with civilians.
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    A civilian was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime bombing of Badama on July 22nd, 2019. (via SCD)
  • Caption translation: A civilian was killed and three others were wounded, as a result of artillery shelling targeting the vicinity of the town of Badama in Idlib countryside this morning, our teams were there with the civilians.
  • A civilian was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime bombing of Badama on July 22nd, 2019. (via SCD)
  • Syrian Civil Defence in Idlib reported that Syrian regime bombing on Badama led to fires and to injuring civilians.
  • Syrian Civil Defence in Idlib reported that Syrian regime bombing on Badama led to fires and to injuring civilians.
  • Syrian Civil Defence in Idlib reported that Syrian regime bombing on Badama led to fires and to injuring civilians.
  • Syrian Civil Defence in Idlib reported that Syrian regime bombing on Badama led to fires and to injuring civilians.
  • Syrian Civil Defence in Idlib reported that Syrian regime bombing on Badama led to fires and to injuring civilians.
  • Syrian Civil Defence in Idlib reported that Syrian regime bombing on Badama led to fires and to injuring civilians.

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 type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • 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

Sources (19) [ collapse]