Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3979

Incident date

July 29, 2019

Location

بلدات متعددة في أدلب, several town in Idlib, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

An unknown number of civilians was wounded in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on several towns and cities in Idlib governorate on July 29th, 2019, according to a single source.

Shaam News Network reported that warplanes and helicopters believed to belong to Russian and Syrian regime forces allegedly conducted airstrikes on a number of towns in Idlib, including the cities and towns of Khan Sheikun, Maarah Al Nu’man, Habayt, Hayish, Kafarsgana, Rakaya, Sheikh Dimas, Amriya, Muntar, Al-Qasabiya, Madaya, Tarai,  Abidin, Morak and the villages of Zakat, Al Sarmadiya, Al Sayad, Al Ziyara Hasraiya Al Arba’aeen Al Sakhra. According to Shaam News, there were several wounded, but the source did not specify at which locations civilians were harmed.

Baladi News also reported strikes on several of the above-mentioned locations but did not mention civilian casualties, writing that the villages of Zakat, Al Sarmadiya, Al Sayad, Al Ziyara Hasraiya Al Arba`aeen Al Sakhra were subjected to aerial raids by the Syrian regime and Russia.

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
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (2) [ collapse]

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
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (2) [ collapse]