Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4090

Incident date

August 28, 2019

Location

تلمنس, Telmans, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.636819, 36.737163 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

The Step News agency reported the death of one civilian in an alleged Russia or regime air or artillery strike on Telmans on August 28, 2019.

Step News identified one civil as being killed while Smart reported that there were wounded civilians in a regime strike.

A tweet by @alhariri58 described vacuum missiles as being used in the strike while @kefranbil reported that barrel bombs were used.

Sources were split between who to attributing the strikes, with Smart News blaming the regime while @alhariri58 identified Russia as responsible.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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

Sources (5) [ 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 type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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

Sources (5) [ collapse]