Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident date

October 16, 2022

Incident Code

R4476

LOCATION

كفرجنة, Kafr Janna, Aleppo, Syria

Alleged Russian airstrikes in the countryside of Azaz and Afrin, specifically the town of Kafr Jannah and Qatma, resulted in the death and wounding of civilians in addition to the death of up to six militants and the wounding of up to 12 militants. @shaamnews reported that Russian airstrikes hit the countryside of Azaz and

Summary

First published
October 16, 2022
Last updated
October 20, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1 – 2
Civilians reported injured
1–2
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Russian Military
Suspected targets
Al Qaeda/HTS, Free Syrian Army
Belligerents reported killed
2–6
Belligerents reported injured
8–12
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Incident date

June 21, 2021

Incident Code

R4324

LOCATION

احسم, Ihsem, Idlib, Syria

Between one and nine civilians were killed and up to 14 were wounded in alleged Russian or regime airstrikes on the village of Ihsem on June 21, 2021. Sources contest whether some of the people identified, specifically the prisoners being held in a prison in Ihsem that was bombed, were belligerents. The initial number given

Summary

First published
June 21, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1 – 9
(1–3 men)
Civilians reported injured
10–14
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerents
Russian Military, Syrian Regime
Suspected target
Free Syrian Army
Named victims
1 named
Belligerents reported killed
3–9
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Incident date

October 26, 2020

Incident Code

RS4527

LOCATION

منطقة الدويله في كفرتخاريم في ريف ادلب, Al Dwailah in Kafar Takhareem in Idib, Idlib, Syria

Between two and 23 civilians were reported injured and at least one person alleged to be a civilian, a journalist, was killed during alleged Russian airstrikes on the Al Dwailah area near Salqin, west of the city of Kafr Takharim, in the northwestern countryside of Idlib on October 26, 2020. Multiple sources stated that the

Summary

First published
October 26, 2020
Last updated
March 2, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
0 – 29
(0–1 men)
Civilians reported injured
2–23
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Russian Military
Suspected target
Free Syrian Army
Named victims
1 named
Belligerents reported killed
20–78
Belligerents reported injured
30–90
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Incident date

December 20, 2019

Incident Code

TS401

LOCATION

ام حرملة, Um Hammala, Al Hassakah, Syria

Three civilians were reported injured as a result of alleged Turkish forces or Turkey-backed militants’ artillery shelling on Um Hammala village in Zarkan, Hasakah, Syria on December 20th, 2019 according to local sources. No more details are available at the moment.

Summary

First published
December 20, 2019
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
3
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerents
Turkish Military, Free Syrian Army
Suspected target
Free Syrian Army
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Incident date

December 9, 2019

Incident Code

TS400

LOCATION

تل الورد غربي, Tal Al Ward, Al Hassakah, Syria

According to local sources, one civilian was reported killed when Turkish forces or Turkey-backed forces launched an artillery attack on Tal Al Ward in Tal Tamr town of Hasakah in Syria, on December 9th, 2019. No further details are available at the moment.

Summary

First published
December 9, 2019
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Turkish Military
Suspected target
Free Syrian Army
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Incident date

October 10, 2019

Incident Code

TS339a

LOCATION

منبج‎ / عين العرب‎ / كوباني‎, M4 Highway, between Manbij and Kobani, Al Hassakah, Syria

Kurdish civilians were summarily executed by Turkish forces on the M4 highway in north east Syria, according to local media. Video shared by @zana_med on twitter shows Turkey-backed militants near bodies of two civilians that they executed earlier on the M4 highway in Hassakah governroate.  The date of the summary execution is not known but

Summary

First published
October 13, 2019
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
2
(2 men)
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerents
Turkish Military, Free Syrian Army
Suspected target
Free Syrian Army
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Incident date

August 7, 2019

Incident Code

RS3996

LOCATION

راشا, جبل شحشبو, Rasha village, Jabal Shashbou, Hama, Syria

Five men were reported killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime air and/or artillery strikes on the headquarters of the monitoring unit team of the Al Naser Army in the village of Rasha in Jabal Shashabou, Hama governorate, on August 7th, 2019, according to local sources. It is unclear if the men were directly participating

Summary

First published
August 7, 2019
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
0 – 5
(0–5 men)
Civilians reported injured
0–2
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerents
Russian Military, Syrian Regime
Suspected target
Free Syrian Army
Named victims
5 named
Belligerents reported killed
0–5
Belligerents reported injured
0–2
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Incident date

July 2, 2019

Incident Code

RS3865

LOCATION

مدايا, Madaya, Idlib, Syria

Seven to 30 people were reportedly killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the village of Madaya, Idlib governorate, on July 2nd, 2019, according to local sources. Sources are conflicted about the number of civilians among the victims. While Step News Agency reported “news of a massacre of civilians in the town of

Summary

First published
July 2, 2019
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
7 – 30
Civilians reported injured
2–24
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerent
Russian Military
Suspected target
Free Syrian Army
Belligerents reported killed
7–30
Belligerents reported injured
5–10
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Incident date

June 24, 2018

Incident Code

RS3452

LOCATION

علما, Elma, Daraa, Syria

One civilian was reported killed and others injured in alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on Elma in Dar’a, Syria on June 24th, 2018 according to local sources. Dara’a Now, which is a pro regime page, reported “More fire lava on the terrorists’ heads in the town of Al-Harak and what remains of the

Summary

First published
June 24, 2018
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
(1 man)
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 belligerents
Russian Military, Syrian Regime
Suspected target
Free Syrian Army
Named victims
1 named
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Incident date

June 24, 2017

Incident Code

ISSY001b

LOCATION

البعث, Al Ba’th, Quneitra, Syria

Two people were killed in alleged Israeli strikes on Al Ba’th city on June 24, 2017. Sources were conflicted as to whether the people killed were civilians or members of the Syrian army. Khabar Agency reported that Israel struck Syrian army facilities after 10 shells were fired from the Syrian side of the border toward

Summary

First published
June 24, 2017
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
0 – 2
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Known belligerent
Israeli Military
Known target
Free Syrian Army
Belligerents reported killed
0–2
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