Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4131

Incident date

November 4, 2019

Location

الجانودية,, Al Janoudia, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.8839, 36.291466 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Two civilians, including a child, were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Al Janoudia, according to local media.

The White Helmets reported: “Two civilians were injured as a result of an air strike by warplanes, which targeted the gathering of civilian houses in al-Janoudia town north of Jisr al-Shughour in Idlib countryside on Monday morning.”

A tweet from @dored1pash reported that “two civilian casualties in the town of Al-Janudiyah a short while ago.”

The Smart Agency blamed Russia, and said that a child was injured.

According to @ufuk_sy “warplanes target with high-explosive missiles the town of Al-Janudiyah in the western countryside of Idlib.”

Sources were conflicted as to who was responsible, with Smart News attributing the strikes to the regime while @shahbapress blamed Russia.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • 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

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • The White Helmets come to the aid of children following an alleged Russian airstrike on al Janoudia, Nov 4th 2019 (via White Helmets)
  • The White Helmets come to the aid of children following an alleged Russian airstrike on al Janoudia, Nov 4th 2019 (via White Helmets)
  • The White Helmets come to the aid of children following an alleged Russian airstrike on al Janoudia, Nov 4th 2019 (via White Helmets)
  • Caption translation: Civilians were wounded as a result of the air strikes by Assad's warplanes on the town of Al-Janudiyah in the western countryside of Idlib. (Image posted by @ZaitunAgency)

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
    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

Sources (7) [ collapse]