Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS820

Incident date

May 30, 2016

Location

منظومة شام الإسعافية, Sham Aiding system Idlib, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.9248791, 36.6296947 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Exact location (via Airwars) level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Exact location (via Airwars)

Airwars assessment

A single source, the Syrian Network for Human Rights, reported that “alleged Russian fixed-wing warplanes targeted the Sham Aiding system in Idlib city. As a result one civilian was killed and four vehicles belonging to Sham aiding system were damaged in addition to damages to the nearby buildings.”

AH Relief – which published pictures of destruction following an attack – made no mention of casualties but reported: “six ambulances of Sham aiding system were hit in the warplanes shelling yesterday. 2 of them are out of service now.”

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • translation: 6 ambulances of Sham aiding system were hit in the warplanes shelling yesterday. 2 of them are out of service now. (via ahfrelief)
  • Photo of the aftermath. (via SNHR)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Russia has not reported any strikes between May 1st – 31st.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]