Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4198

Incident date

November 25, 2019

Location

كفر سجنة, Kafr Sijna, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that one or two civilians were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Kafr Sijna.

Edlib Media Centre said  that a “civilian was wounded following the targeting by Russian occupation aircraft of the town of kfrsjna southern idlib with Rockets.”

According to Shahba Press, Russian strikes on Kafr Sijna resulted in “civilian injuries”.

Sources were conflicted as to whether Russia or the regime were responsible, with @MasarPressNet attributing the artillery shelling to regime forces.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (9) [ 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 status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]