Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3982

Incident date

July 30, 2019

Location

موقا, Mouqa, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local sources reported that an unknown number of civilians were injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Mouqa, Idlib governorate, on July 30th, 2019.

@Step_Agency reported that “Russian warplanes targeted the town of Mouqa in the southern countryside of Idlib”

@Syrian191124 tweeted: “Helicopters targeted with barrel bombs the vicinity of the village of Mouqa in the southern countryside of Idlib”

In another post, Step News Agency reported: “The Russian air force targeted several air strikes in Khan, Moka and Jbala villages in the southern countryside of Idlib, injuring a number of civilians.”

All sources blamed Russia for the strikes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Warplanes shelling the village of Mouqa , southern Idlib countryside on July 30th, 2019 (via @AlatrashGhaleb).

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (6) [ collapse]