Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS828

Incident date

June 2, 2016

Location

أريحا, Ariha, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.81374, 36.60964 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One woman died and between two and eight other civilians were injured in  airstrikes on Ariha, according to local sources. While most sources said that Russia was responsible, LCCSY blamed the Assad regime.

The Shaam News Network reported that one woman was killed and two other civilians injured in Russian strikes on Ariha.

Other sources, including Qasioun also said that Russia was responsible.

Orient News said that as many as eight civilians were wounding in addition to one killed.

However, according to LCCSY, the attack was carried out by the regime. It also put the death toll at one with several more injured.

According to Abarah Press, “Russian and regime warplanes” killed one woman and injured five other non-combatants.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (1)

  • Name unknown
  • Ms. Ibtisam Qorbi Adult female killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–8
  • 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, Unknown

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Footage of the aftermath of an airstrike on Ariha, June 2nd (via Alanworld)
  • ' A martyr and a number of wounded in Russian warplane shelling on Ariha'
  • LCCSY reported: 'A martyr (female) and a number of wounded in Assad (regime) warplane shelling on Ariha using missiles.'
  • 'A martyr and 8 wounded in Russian warplanes shelling on Ariha, countryside of Idlib'

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 June 1st – 31st 2016.

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–8
  • 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, Unknown

Sources (12) [ collapse]