Up to four civilians were reported killed and up to nine others were injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on Termaneen in Idlib, Syria on February 18th, 2020, according to local sources.
Step Agency reported that “Russian warplanes targeted the vicinity of the Turkish observation point in the town of Termaneen, north of Idlib, with vacuum rockets, killing three civilians and wounding four others, in addition to setting fires in residential buildings.”
The Local Syrian Coordination Committees of Syria reported that Amjad Abdul Rahman Beiruti and Tariq Khaled Al-Jumu’a were killed in the airstrikes. They stated that a third killed victim remained unnamed and @Free_roar put the death toll at four. They also identified four injured men.
A Facebook post from Termanin new generation also named four of the injured: Musab Sharif, Ammar Bakro, Abdul Latif Bakro, Abdul Rahman Beiruti.
@ufuk_sy reported eight injured, whereas the Syrian Civil Defence spoke of nine wounded civilians. According to Orient News, a woman and a child were among the wounded.
@Wesal_TV alleged that in addition to fires, there was “widespread destruction of civilian property”.
All sources blamed Russia forces for the airstrike.
SMART Agency reported from a military source that the Russian airstrikes were equipped with internationally prohibited weapons. “In the aerial bombardment on the village of Termanin by Russian warplanes, the ammunition that targeted the village is rockets and “napalm” incendiary bombs, which are considered internationally prohibited weapons.” A tweet from @darwiesh78 also referred to the munition used as “internationally prohibited phosphorus bombs” while @ala_hacioglu mentioned vacuum missiles.
The local time of the incident is unknown.