Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4001

Incident date

August 10, 2019

Location

التمانعة, Al Tamana'a, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian male was reported killed and 17 others, including 11 children, were injured in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Al Tamana’a, Idlib governorate, on August 10th, according to local sources.

Baladi News stated that “the raids caused the martyrdom of one civilian as a preliminary outcome, and wounded 17 others, including 11 children and three women, found by civil defence teams who took them immediately to medical points.” The Syrian Network for Human Rights, among other sources, identified the fatality as Bayan Abdullah Ulwan.

@ahmadalsoury1 reported “a civilian martyr and 17 other injuries, most of them children and women, as a result of Russian and Assad warplanes bombing the outskirts of the town of Al Tamana’a, south of Idlib.” According to @syr_television, one civilian died and 11 children were injured in alleged Russian shelling.

@HalabTodayTV wrote that “a civilian was killed and 17 others were wounded, most of them women and children, as a result of a raid by the Russian warplanes on the town of Tamanah in the southern countryside of Idlib.” According to @EyadHoms20, a man was killed, and 11 children, three women and three men were wounded.

Smart News reported that “Russian warplanes carried out four airstrikes on farms in the town, killing one civilian and wounding 17 others, including 11 children and three women. The raids targeted a cave near the farm where families were sheltering.”

According to Baladi News, “a warplane belonging to the Russian Air Force launched four consecutive raids with high-explosive missiles, targeting the town of Al Tamana’a and the surrounding farms in the southern countryside of Idlib.”

@abuhuzaifa_ wrote that the incident took place around noon.

Nearly all sources reported that Russia was responsible for the strikes, but @ahmadalsoury1 blamed Russia and the Syrian regime, while Rok Online only pointed to the Syrian regime.

The incident occured around midday.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    17
  • 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 (24) [ collapse]

Media
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    Image Caption Translation: "A man was martyred and 11 children, 3 women and 3 men were injured as a result of airstrikes targeting the town of Al-Tamana`a in the southern countryside of Idlib by a Russian warplane at noon today" (via @abuhuzaifa_)
  • Image Caption Translation: "A martyr and 17 others, including 11 children and 3 women, were injured due to airstrikes targeting Al-Tamana`a town of Idlib countryside by a Russian warplane." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image Caption Translation: "A martyr and 17 others, including 11 children and 3 women, were injured due to airstrikes targeting Al-Tamana`a town of Idlib countryside by a Russian warplane." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image Caption Translation: "A martyr and 17 others, including 11 children and 3 women, were injured due to airstrikes targeting Al-Tamana`a town of Idlib countryside by a Russian warplane." (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Image Caption: "Russian forces killed a civilian in al Tamana’a town in Idlib, on Aug 10 Bayan Abdullah Ulwan was killed as fixed- wing warplanes we believe were Russian fired missiles on al Tamana’a town in the southern suburbs of Idlib governorate, on August 10, 2019." (via Syrian Network for Human Rights)
  • Translation: “Russian warplanes launch air strikes with vacuum missiles on the outskirts of the town of Tamanah in the southeastern countryside of Idlib” (via @syrian191124).
  • Photo of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the town of Al Tamana'a in Idlib governorate on August 10th, 2019 (via @syrian191124).

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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    17
  • 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 (24) [ collapse]