Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1894

Incident date

February 15, 2017

Location

اليادودة, Al Yadouda town, Daraa, Syria

Geolocation

32.674634, 36.055718 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

An unspecified number of civilians were wounded in up to six alleged Russian airstrikes on Al Yadouda town, according to local media. Sources showed widespread destruction in the town and reported that a hospital had been taken out of service as a result of the raids,

Ara news reported: “Intensive air strikes resulted in the injury of several civilians, including women, and the destruction of the field hospital, which was put out of service. in the town of Yadouda”.

According to All4Syria on February 16th, “six hospitals have been out of service in the past 24 hours as Russian warplanes and helicopters attacked cities and towns of Daraa with more than 60 raids and explosive grenades, raising the number of raids and explosive barrels dropped over the past few days to more than 130″.

The incident occured at approximately 12:00 pm local time.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Translation: 'The destruction of the town of Al-Yadouda was caused by the Russian warplanes'.
  • Translation: 'The moment Al Yadouda was targeted with airstrikes'
  • Translation: 'Damage to residential buildings in the town of Al Yadouda as a result six raids, on 15-2-2017".

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
    Unknown
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]