Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4083

Incident date

August 27, 2019

Location

تل منس , Tal Mans, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian died and others injured in an alleged Russian or regime airstrike on TalMans, according to local media.

Step reported: “Russian warplanes and helicopters targeted all the towns of the southern and south eastern Idlib countryside with barrels, killing…one civilian in Tal Mnes”.

Justice Organisation blamed the regime for the death of Abdul Ilah Al-Taban. The victim was named as an Imam. @abuhuzaifa_  noted that he was “a man of good morals and loved by the people of his village and was one of the first rebels against the Assad regime”.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported further details on the victim: “Sheikh Abdul Elah Mustafa al Thu’ban has a bachelor’s degree in Sharia, and was a teacher of Islamic education in Talmennes High School for boys in Talmennes town”.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • 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 (23) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (16) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of a strike on Tal Mnes, Aug 27th (via EMC)
  • The aftermath of a strike on Tal Mnes, Aug 27th (via EMC)
  • The aftermath of a strike on Tal Mnes, Aug 27th (via EMC)
  • The aftermath of a strike on Tal Mnes, Aug 27th (via EMC)
  • The aftermath of a strike on Tal Mnes, Aug 27th (via EMC)
  • More scenes following the strike on Tal Mnes on Aug 27th.
  • Caption translation: A raid by the warplanes su22 full-load 4 missiles on the town of Talmens in the southern countryside of Idlib.
  • An alleged Russian raid on Talmans in Idlib on August 27th, 2019. (via @anasanas84).
  • Caption translation: Abd al-Ilah al-Taaban was killed after the Russian warplanes bombed the town of Talmens in the southeastern countryside of Idlib The actor of the Russian war aviation.
  • Caption translation: The martyrdom of the Sheikh, the son of the revolution: Abdel-Elah Al-Taaban was killed after the town of Talmans was targeted with barrels , and many were wounded God bless the sheikh was one of the preachers on the fronts The Free Scholars Association, Idlib Scholars Association.
  • Caption translation: Telmens a little while ago, by Russian warplanes.
  • Alleged Russian airstrikes on Talmans in Idlib on August 27th, 2019. (via @syria7ra).
  • Caption translation: "Sukhoi-22" unloads its vacuum missiles at once on Talmans.
  • Alleged Russian raids on Talmans (via @QasiounAr).
  • Caption: Warplanes bombard the town of Talmanes in the eastern countryside of Idlib, with several air strikes.
  • Caption: This afternoon, the town of Telmans was subjected to a number of raids, which resulted in massive destruction of homes It is not yet known how many martyrs and wounded.

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
    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 (23) [ collapse]