Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1133

Incident date

August 12, 2016

Location

الرقة‎, Ar Raqqah, Raqqa, Syria

Geolocation

35.9505639, 39.0094148 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Seven named civilians died and up to 50 more were wounded in multiple alleged Russian airstrikes on Raqqa, according to local media.

According to @lebanon4_com, 30 civilians died in the Russian strikes, though the Violations Documentation Center put the number at seven. @DoumaRevolution added that 50 more civilians were wounded in 12 raids.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7 – 30
  • (1 woman6 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    50
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Yaser Mohammad Sabah al-Dabbe, killed in an alleged Russian raid on 12th August 2016. (via, VDC)
  • Adnan al-Nimr, killed in an alleged Russian raid on 12th August 2016. (via, VDC)
  • Hatem Adnan al-Nimr, killed in an alleged Russian raid on 12th August 2016. (via, VDC)
  • Mohammad Shawkat Jaijan al-Zayed, killed in an alleged Russian raid on 12th August 2016. (via, VDC)
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    daughter of Mohammad Shawkat Jaijan al-Zayed, killed in an alleged Russian raid on 12th August 2016. (via, VDC)

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 12th – 13th 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7 – 30
  • (1 woman6 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    50
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]