Up to 45 civilians were locally alleged killed by Russian airstrikes in Syria during September – with as many as 17 non combatants also claimed killed by US-led Coalition actions.
Reported civilian harm in August from both Russian and Coalition actions were at their lowest levels for years, Airwars monitoring shows.
Despite being the most transparent among anti-ISIS Coalition members, non-admission of urban civilian casualties by UK is deemed unrealistic in new parliamentary report.
Overall, more than 3,700 civilians have been alleged killed in international military actions in Syria so far this year.
The fourth anniversary of the international war against ISIS sees the terror group almost defeated – though many thousands of civilians have died in the heavy fighting.
Reported civilian deaths from Russian actions were up by a third in Syria during the first six months of 2018. While claims against the Coalition were sharply down, several hundred civilians were still likely killed by the US-led alliance.
Coalition-attributed civilian casualties in Syria were up during May, while those blamed on Russia were sharply down.
Despite cross party calls for greater disclosure, the Defence Minister confirmed that no further details of four events will be released.