Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4089

Incident date

August 28, 2019

Location

جرجناز, Jarjanaz, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.617076, 36.783132 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that one civilian died in an alleged regime airstrike on Jarjanaz on August 28, 2019.

Tweets from @MasarPressNet and @jisrtv both identified one civilian as being killed in the airstrikes.

According to a tweet from @baladinetwork, “the regime’s helicopters and warplanes bomb with six vacuum missiles and two explosive barrels, the town of Jarjanaz.”

@NagiNajjar attributed the strikes to the regime forces stationed in Khan Sheikhoun, reporting that they used rocket launchers. Resala post identified vacuum missiles as being used in the strike.

All sources attributed the strikes to regime forces or did not specifically identify whether Russia or the regime was responsible.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ 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
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]