Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1434

Incident date

October 12, 2016

Location

دوما, Douma, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

33.5714804, 36.4033699 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Three civilians including a woman and her baby or foetus were reportedly killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime air and/or artillery strikes on Douma.

RadioAlKul wrote: “More than 25 warplane raids in Douma in addition to extensive artillery shelling which killed two and wounded more than 30.”

Bof-sy reported the lowest death count saying that there were “more than ten warplane raids and more than 60 missiles in 10 minutes in addition to heavy machine gun fire which killed a child named Suleiman Tu’ma and wounded a number of civilians.”

Alaraby said one child was killed in the attack.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Suleiman Tu’ma 10 years old male named by Douma Revolution killed
  • Nour Ayoub Adult female pregnant according to some sources she was nine months pregnant, though Abomaherdomair said her baby died and published an image killed
  • Qamar Ayoub Age unknown killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1–2 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10–30
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (14) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Almost moments after the alleged raid on Douma, Oct 12th (via Rof)
  • The aftermath of the alleged raid on Douma, Oct 12th (via ZamanAlwasl)
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    Graphic image of a nine month old foetus killed in an alleged Russian and Syrian regime raid on Douma. (via Abomaherdomair)

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.

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1–2 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    10–30
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (14) [ collapse]