Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1089

Incident date

August 2, 2016

Location

بداما, Bdama, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.811903, 36.202275 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One person died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Bdama, according to local media.

Photographic evidence from the Syrian Civil Defence showed the examination of what appears to be a Russian ballistic missile, containing cluster bombs.The director of the Civil Defence in Bdama reported that “the Russian barges struck Alchgrh village with a ballistic missile, the bombing is he first of its kind”.

Halab Today put the death toll at one with eight more wounded – and blamed Russia. There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    8
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • The examination by the Civil Defence of what appears to be a Russian ballistic missile containing cluster bombs. Bdama, 2nd August 2016. (via Halab Today).
    The examination by the Civil Defence of what appears to be a Russian ballistic missile containing cluster bombs. Bdama, 2nd August 2016. (via Halab Today).
  • The examination by the Civil Defence of what appears to be a Russian ballistic missile containing cluster bombs. Bdama, 2nd August 2016. (via Halab Today).

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Russia has not reported any strikes between August 1st – 10th 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    8
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]