Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1893

Incident date

February 15, 2017

Location

سجن غرز, Gharaz prison, Daraa, Syria

Geolocation

32.595556, 36.158333 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Exact location (via Airwars) level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Exact location (via Airwars)

Airwars assessment

One civilian died and an unspecified number more were wounded in an alleged Russia airstrike on Gharaz prison, according to local media.

Syria News Desk reported: “A number of civilians are wounded after Russian warplanes struck the building of Gharaz prison east of Daraa which is taken by the opposition’s court of justice as a head quarters”.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Nairouz Al-Hajji Age unknown female 'She died after being hit by a Russian warplane attack on the area of Gharz' killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Translation: 'Daraa countryside: air strikes from the warplanes targeting the prison of Graz'
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Gharaz prison, Feb 15th (via Asharqalarabi)
  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Gharaz prison, Feb 15th (via Asharqalarabi)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]