Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS184

Incident date

November 21, 2015

Location

حي طريق السد, Tareeq al Sadd, Dara'a, Syria

Geolocation

32.61119, 36.115947 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Ten non-combatants, including five women and four children, were killed in an airstrike on the Tareeq al Sadd (Dam Road) neighborhood in Dara’a, according to multiple reports.

The Union of Hama Rebels stated that one child, Limar Mirzo al-Teani, was killed in the alleged raid, while Shaam News Network posted a video depicting the dead bodies of a number of children. Many of those who died were from just two families.

Almost all sources blame Russia. However Assad regime aircraft were also filmed over the area that day,

Ten victims were named by the VDC (which accused by Russia)

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (9)

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    10
  • (4 children5 women1 man)
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • A video showing the anger of one of the people of the city of Daraa following an airstrike on Nov 21st (via S.N.N)
  • The moment a warplane sytruck Tareeq al Sadd, Nov 21st (via S.N.N)
  • The child Limar Hussein Ta’ani (via The Union of Hama’s Rebels)
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    Pictures of Reemas Mairzo al Taani a three-year-old girl who died ‘due to her wounds sustained by Russian air forces shelling' (via vdc)
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    Graphic scenes of child casualties following a strike on Tareeq al Sadd, Nov 21st (via Nabaa)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

No mention was made by Russia of strikes in Dara’a governorate for November 21st-23rd 2015.

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
    10
  • (4 children5 women1 man)
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (15) [ collapse]