Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4232

Incident date

December 4, 2019

Location

تل الطوقان, Tal Al Touqan, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

An unspecified number of civilians were wounded in alleged Russian or Syrian regime strikes on the village of Tal Al Touqan, Idlib Governate on December 4th 2019, according to local media.

On December 4th, Smart News Agency quoted activists as saying an unspecified number of people had been wounded following a strike by regime warplanes in the vicinity of the village.

In a roundup of events that took place on December 4th, 2019, Shaam News reported that “Russian and Asad warplanes carried out very violent and air raids. Most of the raids focused on the cities, towns and villages located south of the international line “M4″ in the southern countryside of Idlib, as well as those in the western and eastern countryside of Idlib.” The village of Tal al-Touqan was one of the villages targeted according to the report.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

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

Sources (2) [ 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
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]