Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4386

Incident date

January 30, 2020

Location

الجانوديه, Al Janoudiya, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A child was wounded on January 30th 2020 during a bombing raid in the town of Al Janoudiya. The young girl was the only reported casualty of this raid.

The victim, identified as Rua’a Ghazal, was wounded under her left eye, as reported by Smart News and locals tweeting about the event.

The bombing took place north of Jisr Al-Shughur in the town Al Janoudiya with significant damage to civilian property as well as the destruction of several of the town’s main roads, according to local sources.

Shaam Network said that Russian forces and Syrian regime forces launched many airstrikes in the area on that day, while SMART Agency reported that “a child was wounded by missile strikes that targeted the town of Al-Janoudiya near Jisr al-Shughour, west of Idlib, from the headquarters of the regime forces in Jurin and Jabal al-Akrad, which caused great damage to civilian property and sabotaged some of the main roads in the area.”

The incident occured in the afternoon.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

Media
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    Rou'a Ghazal was injured in alleged Russian airstrikes or Syrian regime artillery attack on Al-Janoudiya, Idlib on January 30th, 2020 (via Jisr Al Shughour Media Center).
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    SCD volunteer with Rou'a Ghazal, the child who was injured in alleged Russian airstrikes or Syrian regime artillery attack on Al-Janoudiya, Idlib on January 30th, 2020 (via Jisr Al Shughour Media Center).

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
    1
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]