Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4014

Incident date

August 12, 2019

Location

بلدات متعددة في ادلب, Several towns in Idlib, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A single source reported “many wounded” after alleged Russian air and artillery strikes on several towns and cities in Idlib governorate on August 12th, 2019.

Shaam News Network reported “many wounded among civilians in the cities and towns of Khan Sheikhoun, Kafrnabal, Al Taman’a, Kafarsijnah, Aleya, Hish, Karsa, Naqir, Mudaya, Umm Jalal, Sheikh Mustafa, Sheikh Dams, Alrkaya, Ttahia, Tel grazing, Mukha and Alkhwain” after “Russian warplanes and helicopters launched airstrikes accompanied by very heavy artillery and rocket shelling”.

Airwars has set a possible injury range of 5 to 10 civilians for this event. Currently, further information is unavailable.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–10
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Military, Syrian Regime
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Russian Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Military
  • Russian Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Syrian Regime Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime
  • Syrian Regime position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–10
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Military, Syrian Regime
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]