Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4305

Incident date

January 15, 2020

Location

معرة النعمان, Ma'arat Al Numan, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

On January 15th, 2020 several civilians were wounded in Maarat Numan following an alleged Russian bombing raid.

Shaam News reported only that many civilians were wounded in the bombing raid but did not announce any deaths or a specific number of wounded.

Local sources detailed the target as a residential neighborhood without military significance.

AlarabyTV and Civil Defense both detailed Russian warplanes carrying out the attack. @HadiAlabdallah added that vacuum missiles were used in the strikes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]