Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4361

Incident date

July 31, 2021

Location

درعا البلد, Daraa Al Balad, Dara'a, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian was injured in alleged Russian/regime/Iranian strikes on Daraa Al Balad on July 31, 2021.

@mohammed_asakra and Horan Free Media reported that civilians were injured but did not specify how many civilians.

Images posted by Horan Free Media show extensive damage to civilian homes caused by the shelling.

The majority of sources blamed the regime for the strikes on Daraa Al Balad. However, Syrian Civil Defense pointed out that both Russia and the regime have been carrying out strikes and have been involved with the conflict in Dara’a and Horan Free Media blamed ” regime forces and Iranian militias” for bombing civilian homes with “mortars and tanks”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • 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
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces, Iranian Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • "destruction of civilian homes as a result of the bombing of the besieged neighborhoods of Daraa al-Balad by the regime forces and Iranian militias with mortars and tanks" (Images posted by Horan Free Media)
  • "destruction of civilian homes as a result of the bombing of the besieged neighborhoods of Daraa al-Balad by the regime forces and Iranian militias with mortars and tanks" (Images posted by Horan Free Media)
  • "destruction of civilian homes as a result of the bombing of the besieged neighborhoods of Daraa al-Balad by the regime forces and Iranian militias with mortars and tanks" (Images posted by Horan Free Media)
  • "destruction of civilian homes as a result of the bombing of the besieged neighborhoods of Daraa al-Balad by the regime forces and Iranian militias with mortars and tanks" (Images posted by Horan Free Media)
  • "destruction of civilian homes as a result of the bombing of the besieged neighborhoods of Daraa al-Balad by the regime forces and Iranian militias with mortars and tanks" (Images posted by Horan Free Media)

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian 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
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • 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
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces, Iranian Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]