Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4031

Incident date

August 14, 2019

Location

كفروما, Kafrouma, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were reported injured in Russian and/or Syrian regime’s airstrikes or artillery strikes on Kafrouma in Idlib on August 14th.

@Ahmad_1alshble tweeted “Two civilians were wounded after helicopters targeted with barrel bombs the outskirts of the town of Kafroma in the southern countryside of Idlib.”

@amaraldeek and @Ahmad_1alshble blamed the Syrian regime, while Shaam Network blamed the Syrian regime and Russia.

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
    Unknown
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • Translation: Urgent Two civilians were wounded after helicopters targeted with barrel bombs the outskirts of the town of Kafrouma in the southern countryside of Idlib.
  • Russian or Syrian regime shelling on Kafrouma on August 14th, 2019. (via @Ahmad_1alshble).
  • Russian or Syrian regime shelling on Kafrouma on August 14th, 2019. (via @Ahmad_1alshble).
  • Russian or Syrian regime shelling on Kafrouma on August 14th, 2019. (via @Ahmad_1alshble).
  • Russian or Syrian regime shelling on Kafrouma on August 14th, 2019. (via @Ahmad_1alshble).
  • Translation: Urgent The moment the helicopters of the Assad gangs targeted with barrel bombs the town of Kafrouma in the southern countryside of Idlib.

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
    Unknown
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]