Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1227

Incident date

September 5, 2016

Location

غرناطة, Gharnata, Homs, Syria

Geolocation

34.89419, 36.67881 Note: The accuracy of this location is to level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were killed and others wounded an alleged Russia airstrike on Ghirnata village, according to local media.

Nabd Syria and LCCSY blamed Russian airstrikes for the death of two non-combatants.

Other sources mentioned artillery and air strikes in the area but didn’t say who carried them out.

However, Homs Media Center reported regime actions in the area, saying that “regime forces stationed in Krad Al-Dasneya village fire artillery shells in Ghirnatah” – though the source made no mention of civilian casualties.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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]

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 September 1st – 30th 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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]