Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4224

Incident date

December 3, 2019

Location

أورم_الجوز, Urum Al Joz, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian, a woman, was injured in alleged regime or Russian strikes on the village of Urum Al Joz on December 3, 2019.

According to @oulaalassaad, civilians were wounded when the regime dropped barrel bombs on the village of Urum Al Joz but did not specify how many civilians were involved.

@la1mea and @ZaitunAgency reported that a woman was injured in the bombing.

An image posted by @syriadream1 shows a helicopter that was identified as the one responsible for the barrel bombing of Urum Al Joz. A Facebook post by Wasim Alkhalaf added that the helicopter bombing occurred at 15:58.

All of the sources attributed the strikes to the regime or did not identify who was responsible except for Shaam News, which pointed out that both Russia and the regime carried out airstrikes in the area.

The incident occured at 3:58 pm local time.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • 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
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Helicopter that was identified as the one responsible for the barrel bombing of Urum Al Joz on December 3, 2019. (Image posted by @syriadream1)

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian 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
    1–2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]