Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3956

Incident date

July 24, 2019

Location

تحتايا, Tahtaya, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Up to nine civilians were reported killed and other injured, some seriously, by alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes or artillery shelling on Tahtaya in Idlib on July 25th, 2019. According to @syrian191124, vacuum missiles were used in the attack.

Khaled Mahmoud Al-Hudayri, an adult male, was named as one of the victims by @shabablatamni. It was reported that his son Ahmad was also killed on the same day in Khan Sheikhoun.

Local sources attributed the responsibility to Russia and/or the Syrian regime.

No other details are known at this time.

The incident occured in the afternoon.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    6 – 9
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (19) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Caption translation: "Follow-up Raids by Russian warplanes that targeted residential neighborhoods in Tahtaya with missiles left 9 martyrs and a number of wounded in Southern Idlib countryside."

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
    6 – 9
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (19) [ collapse]