Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R1347

Incident date

October 18, 2016

Location

قرية بريهة , Bariha village, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that between two and four civilians died and up to another five were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Bariha village.

Sound and Picture put the death toll at two, though Euphrates Post said as many as four died.

Radio AlKul added that five more civilians were wounded in the attack.

 

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (10) [ collapse]