Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1405

Incident date

October 4, 2016

Location

الموحسن, Mohassein, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

35.2257487, 40.3109038 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Up to three civilians including a mother and her child died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Mohassein in Deir Ezzor, according to sources on the ground.

According to Deir Ezzor 24, “Russian warplanes targeted civilian homes with cluster bombs of Al Abad which led to the martyrdom of two people, and wounding a large number of civilians as a result of the explosion of the cluster bombs”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Hajja Maha Adult female wife of Mot’eb Ramadan killed
  • And the son of Walid Al-Ayfan Child male killed
  • Al Haj Salem al Mukhalaf Adult male an elderly man, who later died from wounds sustained in this event. killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–8
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Hajja Maha, killed in an alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid. (via MousaAlomar)
  • "Warplanes with cluster bombs target Al-Labed street in Mohssein in eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor." (via, Deirezzor24)
  • Al Haj Salem al Mukhalaf, killed in an alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid. (via Euphrates Post)

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 October 1st – 19th 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–8
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]