Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4245

Incident date

December 7, 2019

Location

معصران, Ma’saran, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported injured in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the town of Ma’saran, Idlib governate, on December 7th, 2019 according to local sources.

The Syrian White Helmets said that a man in Maasran was injured following Russian airstrikes and barrel bombs that targeted the town. The report was published by several other sources.

@IdlibPlus said that five helicopters had taken turns bombarding the towns of Al-Ghadfa, Ma’saran and Mashurin with barrel bombs. @ oulaalassaad said the strikes had been carried out by four helicopters belonging to the Syrian regime.

@ thawrat111 said helicopters targeted the outskirts of Ma’saran.

The majority of the sources said the Syrian regime was responsible for the strikes.

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
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Unknown, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown 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
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Unknown, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (9) [ collapse]