Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4153

Incident date

November 10, 2019

Location

الشيخ مصطفى, Sheikh Mustafa, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.519135, 36.552968 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One civilian was killed in alleged Russian airstrikes on the village of Sheikh Mustafa, Idlib governorate, on November 10th, 2019, according to local sources.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that Ahmad Asaad Al Sawadi was killed in the alleged Russian airstrikes. According to Edlib Media Center, the man was working on the olive harvest when the strikes hit the village.

All of the sources that reported on the incident attributed the strikes to Russia.

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 attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

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    Caption translation: The martyrdom of the young Ahmed Asaad Al-Sawadi The impact of targeting them with a shell on the village of Sheikh Mustafa While he is working on harvesting olives to earn his livelihood (Image posted by Hish Idlib Syria via Facebook)
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    Caption translation: The martyrdom of the young man, "Ahmed Asaad Al-Sawadi," from the town of Hayish. He was killed while harvesting olives in the Sheikh Mustafa area in the southern countryside of Idlib, due to the heavy artillery shelling of the town (Image posted by Rame Almree via Facebook)
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    Caption translation: The martyr, God willing, Ahmed Asaad Al-Sawadi from Hish, martyred while harvesting olives by Sheikh Mustafa (Image posted by Khaled Abu Zuhair via Facebook)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian 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 attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (10) [ collapse]