Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4182

Incident date

November 19, 2019

Location

بلدات متعددة, Several towns in Idlib, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

An unspecified number of civilian casualties were recorded by a single source, as a result of airstrikes on multiple villages in Idlib province on November 19th 2019. Airwars is presently unable to provide more specific detail.

Airstrikes by “Russian warplanes and helicopter gunships” were reported by local news source Shaam News to have hit eight towns in Idlib (Kfarouma, Hass, Hazarine, Kafarsijnah, Musharrafa, Balaysa and Maarat Harmah), which it said had resulted in unspecified civilian harm. The source additionally claimed that there were initial reports of phosphorus having been used in one of the villages (Musharrafa).

An additional five towns were said to have come under artillery fire (Arinba, Sheikh Mustafa, Jabala, Najia and Kinda).

No further reports relating to the incident are presently known.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]