Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4157

Incident date

November 11, 2019

Location

معرة حرمة, Ma’aret Harma, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.5497387, 36.5422624 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One woman was reportedly killed and three male civilians were injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Ma’aret Harma, Idlib governorate, on November 11th, 2019, according to local sources.

Activists told Smart News Agency that a woman was killed in an alleged Russian rocket strike. Moataz Al Ali, director of the Civil Defence Center in the village, told Smart News Agency that “the Russian warplanes launched eight raids on the village of Maarat Harma, injuring three civilians who were transferred to nearby medical points.”

According to Idlib Plus, the three injured civilians were male.

A tweet by @HadiAlabdallah identified vacuum missiles as being used by Russia during the attack and @ufuk_sy reported on the use of high-explosive missiles.

All of the sources that reported on the incidents 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 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

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 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]