Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4002

Incident date

August 10, 2019

Location

موقا, Mouqa, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed by alleged Russian or Syrian regime shelling in Mouqa, Idlib governorate, on August 10th, 2019, according to local sources.

Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “Ahmad Mohammad al Sourani was killed in shelling by Syrian regime forces missiles launcher on Mouqa village in the southern suburbs of Idlib governorate, on August 10th, 2019.”

Halab today stated that a “civilian [was] killed due to rocket shelling from regime positions stationed in Camp Bredig on Mouqa village of Idlib southern countryside.”

According to @Step_Agency, “a civilian was killed when the village of Mouqa in the Idlib countryside was targeted by more than 20 Grad rockets from the regime forces stationed in Braidej.”

According to @abdalazezketa, “a man was killed and others were wounded as a result of missile strikes targeting the village of Mouqa in the southern countryside of Idlib.”

Nearly all sources blamed the Syrian regime for the strike. Shaam News Network was the only source who reported that the civilian death caused by “Russian warplanes and helicopters [launching] dozens of airstrikes accompanied by fierce artillery and rocket shelling” on several towns in Idlib, including Mouqa.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (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 (10) [ 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)
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]