Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4043

Incident date

August 17, 2019

Location

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

Airwars assessment

Shaam News reported a number of airstrikes in a range of locations undertaken by both Russian forces and the Syrian regime on August 17th.

Among this report, Shaam News stated that “many of the wounded were in Khan Shiekhoon, Naqir, al-Rakaya, Kafarsijnah, Ma’arzita, Sheikh Dams, Hazarin, Shaykh Mustafa, Ma’rshurin, Haysh, Karsa, and Kfaruma.”

No other information is known at this time.

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
    4–6
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime, Russian Military

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Syrian Regime Assessment:

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

Russian Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Military
  • Russian Military 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
    4–6
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime, Russian Military

Sources (1) [ collapse]