Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3974

Incident date

July 28, 2019

Location

معرشورين, Ma’arshurin, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was killed in alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes or artillery on Ma’arshurin in Idlib on July 28th, 2019 according to local sources.

The victim was named as Murad Abdul Kafi Al Hariri, originally from Talmens town.

While Ma’az Al Hamed posted that the victim was killed on the outskirts of Talmens as a result of Russian airstrikes, the Syrian Network for Human Rights said that “he was killed by several missiles fired by fixed-wing warplanes of the Syrian regime forces on the outskirts of Ma’arshurin village in the eastern suburbs of Idlib governorate.”

No further information is available at the moment.

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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]

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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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]