Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1790

Incident date

December 12, 2016

Location

داعل, Dael, Dara'a, Syria

Geolocation

32.756529, 36.138453 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

An adult male died on the 16th of December 2016, due to wounds sustained on the 12th in an alleged Russian bombing of Dael.

One source blames Russian warplanes and the others do not identify the aircraft.

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Qusay Mohammed Abu Jaysh Abu Ahmed Adult male born in Dael killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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, Unknown

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Qusay Mohammed Abu Jaysh Abu Ahmed, killed due to alleged Russian airstrikes on Dael, 12th December 2016. (via Daraamartyrs)
  • Qusay Mohammed Abu Jaysh Abu Ahmed, killed due to alleged Russian airstrikes on Dael, 12th December 2016. (via Anas Abo Zayd)

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 specific strikes between December 1st – 31st 2016.

On 6 January 2017, Russia, however, reported: “Since November 8, 2016, the aircraft carrier group of the Northern Fleet consisting of the heavy aircraft carrying cruiser Admiral Kuznetsov, the heavy nuclear missile cruiser Pyotr Velikiy, the large ASW ship Severomorsk, as well as auxiliary vessels of the Black Sea Fleet, has been fulfilling counterterrorist missions on the territory of Syria”, adding that ”in the course of two months of their participation in the combat actions, naval aviation pilots have carried out 420 combat sorties, 117 of them were night ones.”

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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, Unknown

Sources (4) [ collapse]