Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS112

Incident date

November 2, 2015

Location

القريتين, Al Qaryatayn, Homs, Syria

Geolocation

34.22989, 37.238245 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

At least 24 civilians were reported killed and a dozen injured in alleged evening Russian airstrikes on a centre for the distribution of bread in the town of Qaryatain in Homs province.

According to Shaam News Network, 16 people died when Russian planes carried out two raids. Activists stressed that the raids targeted a bakery in the city.

Syrian Network for Human Rights put the death toll even higher at 26 non-combatants, including 3 children and 2 women. It claimed most of the victims were displaced persons from Maheen.

24 victims were named by the VDC  and another 6 other victims were also named by SN4HR .

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

  • Saeid Sarakes male killed
  • Son of Saeid Sarakes Adult male killed
  • Daughter of Saeid Sarakes Adult female killed
  • Fadi Bassam al-Hamouri al-Noaemi Adult male killed
  • Atiye Subhi al-Adle al-Ghoush Adult male killed
  • Atiye Subhi al-Adle al-Ghoush Adult male killed
  • Ayman Mohmmad Ahmad al-Zgherre Adult male killed
  • Zakiye al-Shammat Adult female killed
  • Mohammad Tameem al-Shibli Adult male killed
  • Atiye al-Daeif Adult male killed
  • Mohammad Adnan al-Musa Adult male killed
  • Ahmad Khaled Abdul Kafi al-Musa Adult male killed
  • Abdul Kafi Mohammad al-Abdul Kafi al-Musa Adult male killed
  • Qasem Mohammad Awad al-Sultan Age unknown male killed
  • Ali Redwan al-Yousef al-Salame Age unknown male
  • Son of Mohammad Atallah Feroun Age unknown male 12 years old killed
  • Son of Rasheed al-Salame Age unknown male killed
  • Usama Ahmad al-Mezel al-Ibraheem Age unknown male killed
  • Qassim Mohammed al Salama Age unknown male killed
  • Taleb Mahmoud Idrees Age unknown killed
  • Son of Moahammad al-Zamzune Child male killed
  • Fares Qasem Mohammad al-Dalloul al-Dakhlallah Adult female killed
  • Jaber Ahmad al-Fadel Age unknown male killed
  • Abd al-Wahed Eid Ezz Eddin Age unknown male killed
  • Lutfiyeh Hmaidan Age unknown female killed
  • Atia Al Abdullah Age unknown killed
  • Maysem Atia Al Abdullah Age unknown killed
  • Fedaa Atia Al Abdullah Age unknown female killed
  • Abdullah Al Abdullah Age unknown killed
  • Child, unidentified Age unknown killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    23 – 30
  • (3 children2 women1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • Ali-Redwan-al-Yousef-al-Salame

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

In its report for military actions on October 31st-November 2nd 2015, the Kremlin has confirmed carrying out strikes in Homs governorate: “In the Tadmor district (Homs province) a Su-25 attack aircraft made a strike on an ISIS fortified area. Direct hits resulted in destruction of fortifications, underground shelters as well as AA artillery positions of the terrorists with two ZSU-23 systems. Objective monitoring data confirms their complete elimination.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    23 – 30
  • (3 children2 women1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]