Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS486

Incident date

January 23, 2022

Location

العليمات, Alimat, Raqqa, Syria

Geolocation

36.387671, 38.863106 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Four civilians, two women and two children, were injured in alleged Turkish strikes on the village of Alimat on January 23, 2022.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the intense missile shelling by Turkish forces resulted in the injury of four civilians, two of whom were in serious condition, in the village of Alimat.

Ajansa Nûçeyan a Firate (ANF) also reported that four civilians, two women and two children, were injured in the village of Alimat west of Ain Issa. ANF also provided the names of those injured: Nabil Al-Talib (two years old), Raghad Ali (15 years old), Suha Issa Al-Fayyadh (21 years old), and Baraa Omar Hussein (18 years old) and reported that they were transferred to a hospital in the city of Raqqa for treatment of their injuries, which were critical.

Both sources that reported on the incident attributed the shelling to Turkish forces.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Nabil Al-Talib 2 years old injured
  • Raghad Ali 15 years old injured
  • Suha Issa Al-Fayyadh 21 years old injured
  • Baraa Omar Hussein 118 years old injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • A child injured in alleged Turkish strikes on the village of Alimat on January 23, 2022. (Image posted by Ajansa Nûçeyan a Firate)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Alimat (العليمات) allegedly west of the town of Ain Issa (عين عيسى). Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further. The generic coordinates for Ain Issa are: 36.387671, 38.863106.

Turkish Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Incident Code

TS485

Incident date

January 22, 2022

Location

قرية الحدريات, Hadriat village, Raqqa, Syria

Airwars assessment

Up to five civilians were killed and up to four others were injured in alleged Turkish shelling of the village of Hadriat and other surrounding villages in the countryside of Ain Issa on January 22, 2022.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Turkish bombings of the village of Hadriat resulted in the death of five civilians and the wounding of four others. This was the most violent attack carried out by Turkish forces in the last 2 months.

Hawar News reported on the killing of two residents of the village of Jabal from Turkish attacks. Hawar News also reported that two civilians were injured in the bombing of the village of Al-Msherfa. Images posted along with this report show two men getting treatment for their wounds.

North Press Agency put the casualty toll at two civilians killed and three injured, providing the names of the injured as: 20-year-old Muhammad Mahmud, the 45-year-old Muhammad Saleh Mahmud, and the 40-year-old Abdulrahim Hamoud Saleh. The source added that Abdulrahim Saleh Muhammad succumbed to his injuries after arriving at Martyr Omar Alosh Hospital in Ain Issa town.

Ain Issa Plus provided details that Abdulrahim Saleh Muhammad was a child, 14 years old, and add the name Hassan Al-Mohammed to the list of injured, who is 22 years old.

Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently also reported that people were killed and wounded from artillery shelling launched by the Turkish army, adding that “the SDF militia Sabah set up mortars in the vicinity of the village, targeting positions of the National Army militia”.

The Syrian Democratic Forces Press Center identified two civilians as being killed and two others as being injured, and their spokesman @farhad_shami posted a video on Twitter alongside this information that shows a man with blood on his leg, indicating he may be one of the men that was injured.

In addition to the civilian casualties, Syrian Arab News Agency identified that the strikes resulted in damage to “some homes and public and private properties”.

All of the sources that reported on the incident attributed the attack to Turkish forces, with Ajansa Nûçeyan a Firate (ANF) identifed “rockets, Grad guns, tanks and mortar shells” as being used by Turkey “since the early hours of the morning”.

The incident occured in the morning.

  • Muhammad Mahmud 20 years old injured
  • Muhammad Saleh Mahmud 45 years old injured
  • Abdulrahim Hamoud Saleh 40 years old male injured
  • Abdul Rahim Salih Muhammad 14 years old killed
  • Hassan Al-Mohammed 22 years old male injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 5
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    YPG/SDF

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • One of the men injured in alleged Turkish strikes on the village of Al-Msherfa on January 22, 2022. (Image posted by Hawar News)
  • One of the men injured in alleged Turkish strikes on the village of Al-Msherfa on January 22, 2022. (Image posted by Hawar News)
  • Damage caused by alleged Turkish strikes on the village of Al-Msherfa on January 22, 2022. (Image posted by Syrian Arab News Agency)
  • Alleged Turkish strikes on the villages in the Ain Issa countryside on January 22, 2022. (Image posted by Xeber24)
  • Rescue crews and civilians at the site of alleged Turkish strikes on the villages in the Ain Issa countryside on January 22, 2022. (Image posted by North Press Agency)

Turkish Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 5
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    YPG/SDF

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Incident Code

R4427

Incident date

December 11, 2021

Location

الوساطة, Al Wasata, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

36.113975, 36.843999 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One child was killed and at least another civilian was injured in alleged Russian, regime, or Iran shelling of the Al Wasata area on the outskirts of the city of Al Atareb on December 12, 2021.

Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that a 17 year old boy named Ismail Ahmad Barakat, from al Atareb city in the western suburbs of Aleppo governorate, was killed in Syrian regime artillery forces’ shelling of al Wasata area on the outskirts of the city.

@MasarPressNet mentioned that “others” were injured in the shelling but did not specify how many people while North Press Agency one person wounded in addition to the person killed.

Sources were conflicted about who was responsible for the shelling, with the majority of sources attributing the shelling to the regime, including North Press Agency pointing to regime forces stationed in the 46th Regiment, while @syria24news24 blamed Russia and @jabha_sy named Iran as the responsible party.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ismail Ahmad Barakat 17 years old male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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, Iranian Armed Forces

Sources (19) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Al Wasata (الوساطة), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.113975, 36.843999. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

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

Iranian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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, Iranian Armed Forces

Sources (19) [ collapse]

Incident Code

R4421

Incident date

November 28, 2021

Location

كفرتعال, Kafr Taal, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.154183, 36.893768 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian was killed and several other civilians were wounded in alleged Russian or regime artillery strikes on Kafr Taal on November 28, 2021.

A tweet from @anasanas84, a local Syrian reporter, identified that the initial toll from shelling of Kafr Taal was one person killed and several civilians wounded. @SRoudinah2 referred to the person killed as being a “civilian”.

Multiple other sources also referred to “civilians” being injured but none specified how many.

@Almohrar1 provided the names of two of the victims: Muhammad Ibrahim Muhammad Shahid, killed, and Yassin Khaled Al-Shalabi, injured.

Sources were conflicted as to who was responsible for the strikes, with @AliAlHu69859396 attributing the shelling to Russia while @IdlibPlus blamed the regime.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (1)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (23) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

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    Muhammad Ibrahim Muhammad Shahid, killed in strikes on Kafr Taal on November 28, 2021. (Image posted by @Almohrar1)
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Yassin Khaled Al-Shalabi, injured in strikes on Kafr Taal on November 28, 2021. (Image posted by @Almohrar1)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Kafr Taal (كفرتعال), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.154183, 36.893768. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (23) [ collapse]

Incident Code

R4417

Incident date

November 24, 2021

Location

قرية عين لاروز, Ain Larouz village, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.687987, 36.445700 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Between one and two civilians were killed and an unspecified number of others were wounded in alleged Russian or regime artillery shelling of the village of Ain Larouz on November 24, 2021.

The Nedaa Post correspondent reported the killing of two civilians after targeting the village of “Ain Larouz” in Jabal Al-Zawiya with “Krasnopol” laser missiles, while the civil defense teams worked for many hours to retrieve the dead and wounded from under the rubble.

Macro Media Center also mentioned that civilians were injured from the shelling by regime forces but did not specify how many. @hadikhraat put the death toll at one civilian killed and also blamed the regime forces.

Al-Tariq’s correspondent identified that the civilians that were wounded had sustained wounds of varying degrees of severity.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights referred to those killed as being “Turkestans”, adding that it was unknown whether they were fighters or their family members.

Hibr Press reported that in addition to the two people killed and others wounded, houses were destroyed and Baladi News also pointed out that a mosque was affected by the shelling. A Facebook post from Abo kotar described “extensive damage”.

Sources were conflicted as to whether the regime or Russian forces were responsible, with @ShamAlmagd1991 blaming Russia while @IdlibPlus identified the regime and North Press Agency specifically pointed to the regime forces stationed in the Jorin camp. Multiple sources pointed out that Krasnopol shells were used in the attack.

The incident occured in the afternoon.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (28) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • The body of one of the victims of shelling on Ain Larouz village on November 24, 2021. (Image posted by @ShamAlmagd1991)
  • Civil Defense volunteers try to rescue one of the victims of shelling on Ain Larouz village on November 24, 2021. (Image posted by @ShamAlmagd1991)
  • Damage to buildings caused by shelling on Ain Larouz village on November 24, 2021. (Image posted by @MahliMurat)
  • Shelling on Ain Larouz village on November 24, 2021. (Image posted by Almayadeen)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Ain Larouz (عين لروز), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.687987, 36.445700. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

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
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (28) [ collapse]

Incident Code

R4416

Incident date

November 23, 2021

Location

قرية جوزف, Josef Village, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.718706, 36.477021 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian was injured in alleged Russian or regime shelling on Josef village on November 23, 2021.

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, a civilian was seriously injured and a house was damaged in an attack on Josef village. An Al-Jisr reporter stated that the civilian was seriously injured.

Syrian Civil Defense also identified one civilian as being injured, adding that the volunteers took the injured person to a hospital for treatment and put out a small fire that was caused by the shelling.

Sources were conflicted as to who was responsible for the strikes, with @IdlibPlus and Syrian Civil Defense attributing the “laser-guided artillery shells” to both the regime and Russian forces while Alaraby and Nedaa Post blamed only the regime.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • 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 (22) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • A civilian was injured and a house was damaged in strikes on Josef village on November 23, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Network for Human Rights)
  • A civilian was injured and a house was damaged in strikes on Josef village on November 23, 2021. (Image posted by Idlib Plus)
  • White Helmet volunteers rescue an injured volunteer after shelling on Josef village on November 23, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • Shelling on Josef village on November 23, 2021. (Image posted by @fattumabdulfat1)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Josef (قرية جوزف), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.718706, 36.477021. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

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
    Artillery
  • 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 (22) [ collapse]

Incident Code

YS120

Incident date

November 19, 2021

Location

عفرين, ِAfrin, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Between one and three civilians, including a woman, were killed and up to 17 others, including children, were injured in alleged Syrian Defense Forces shelling of Afrin on November 19, 2021.

Macro Media Center reported that one person was killed and a number of civilians were wounded in artillery shelling in Afrin without identifying who was responsible.

A tweet from @IdlibPlus later reported that the “number of victims of the missile strikes on the city of Afrin in the northern countryside of Aleppo has risen to 3, and more than 10 wounded”. Liveuamap also put the death toll at three while increasing the wounded to 13, including children.

Orient News quoted the Syrian Civil Defense as putting the final toll at three people, including a woman, killed and 17 others wounded, including children, as a result of Syrian Defense Forces shelling of Afrin with rocket launchers.

Syrian Civil Defense gave a similar casualty report of three people killed and 16 others wounded, in addition to identifying residential neighborhoods as the location of the shelling. Halab Today TV’s correspondent added that some of those that were injured were in critical condition.

The majority of sources, including Liveuamap, attributed the shelling to the Syrian Civil Defense while the Syrian Civil Defense identified the shelling as coming from “areas controlled by the regime forces and the Syrian Democratic Forces”. @ShahbaPress reported that rocker launchers as being used in the attack.

Shaam News reported that the Turkish and national armies responded to the shelling of Afrin by targeting SDF strongholds in the northern countryside with artillery shells, Katyusha and Grad rockets.

The incident occured in the evening.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10–17
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (14) [ collapse]

  • Damage caused by shelling of the city of Afrin on November 19, 2021. (Image posted by Macro Media Center)
  • Damage caused by shelling of the city of Afrin on November 19, 2021. (Image posted by Macro Media Center)
  • Damage caused by shelling of the city of Afrin on November 19, 2021. (Image posted by Macro Media Center)
  • Damage caused by shelling of the city of Afrin on November 19, 2021. (Image posted by Macro Media Center)
  • Damage caused by shelling of the city of Afrin on November 19, 2021. (Image posted by Macro Media Center)
  • Damage caused by shelling of the city of Afrin on November 19, 2021. (Image posted by Macro Media Center)
  • Damage caused by shelling of the city of Afrin on November 19, 2021. (Image posted by @SyrianCoalition)
  • Translation: The number of victims of the missile strikes on the city of Afrin in the northern countryside of Aleppo has risen to 3, and more than 10 wounded. (Image posted by @IdlibPlus)
  • Shelling of the city of Afrin on November 19, 2021. (Image posted by @ShahbaPress)
  • Damage caused by shelling of the city of Afrin on November 19, 2021. (Image posted by Orient News)
  • Damage caused by shelling of the city of Afrin on November 19, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • One of the victims of shelling of Afrin being treated by a White Helmet volunteer on November 19, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • Damage caused by shelling of the city of Afrin on November 19, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • One of the victims of shelling of Afrin being treated by a White Helmet volunteer on November 19, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10–17
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Incident Code

R4414

Incident date

November 15, 2021

Location

كفرنوان , Kafr Noran, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.081116, 36.829799 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

At least two civilians, a child and his mother, were killed and four to five others, including three to four other children and a man, were injured in alleged Russian or regime artillery shelling of the village of Kafar Noran on November 15, 2021.

According to Hasakah News, a woman and her child were killed and four other of her children and her husband were injured in artillery shelling on a home in Kafar Noran. The correspondent for Step Agency added that the injuries were various degrees of severity and that the Syrian regime was responsible for the shelling.

Syrian Civil Defense also identified two people, a woman and a child, as being killed but put the number of injured at four, her children and her husband.

A tweet from @Ahmadmuaffaq provided the name of the young child killed: Muhammad Baha Khaled Darwish. A Facebook post from Mn.baladi also added the name of Muhammad’s mother who was killed: Umm Khaled Adnan Khaled.

Enab Baladi pointed out that Civil Defense volunteers transported the injured to the hospital and pulled out those killed from under the rubble.

Shaam News reported that following the strikes on Kafar Noran, “the rebel factions responded by targeting the strongholds of Assad’s forces in the town of Miznaz with artillery shells.”

Sources were conflicted as to who was responsible for the artillery shelling, with Zaman Al Wasl blaming the regime forces stationed in Kafr Halab while @IdlibPlus attributed the bombing to the regime and Russia and @jabha_sy pointed to Iranian militias. The Syrian Civil Defense identified laser-guided Krasnopol shells as being used in the attack

The incident occured in the morning.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

  • Umm Khaled Adnan Khaled female killed
  • Muhammad Baha Khaled Darwish Child male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–5
  • 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 (36) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (22) [ collapse]

  • One of the victims of the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by HASAKAH NEWS)
  • One of the victims of the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Network for Human Rights)
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Very graphic image of Muhammad Baha Khaled Darwish, killed from the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by Macro Media Center)
  • One of the victims of the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • Doctors treat the victims of the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by @aa_arabic)
  • Doctors treat the victims of the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by @aa_arabic)
  • Doctors treat the victims of the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by @aa_arabic)
  • Doctors treat the victims of the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by @aa_arabic)
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    Very graphic image of Muhammad Baha Khaled Darwish, killed from the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by @abdalwhab761)
  • Damage caused by the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by @thiqanewsagency)
  • Damage caused by the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by @thiqanewsagency)
  • Damage caused by the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by @thiqanewsagency)
  • Damage caused by the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by @thiqanewsagency)
  • Injured victims of the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by @SAMS_Arabic)
  • Injured victims of the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by @SAMS_Arabic)
  • Injured victims of the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by @SAMS_Arabic)
  • Injured victims of the bombing of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by @SAMS_Arabic)
  • Shelling of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by Enab Baladi News)
  • Shelling of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by Alarabiya)
  • Funeral for mother and son killed in Shelling of Kafar Noran on November 15th, 2021. (Image posted by Mn.baladi via Facebook)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the town of Kafr Noran (كفرنوان), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.081116, 36.829799. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

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
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–5
  • 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

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