Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1930

Incident date

February 27, 2017

Location

ربيعة, Rabi'a, Homs, Syria

Geolocation

35.784346, 36.037978 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

According to Smart, an unspecified number of civilians were wounded and killed following a “likely Russian” airstrike on Rabi’a.

It was reported that “the aircraft fired missiles on the outskirts of the village which was under the control of ‘Islamic State’, killing three civilians, including a child, and injuring five others, including a woman, some of them in critical condition.”

The other sources is, according to Airwars researchers, a pro-Assad source. It reported that “the terrorist groups targeted the villages of Jab al-Jarrah with a number of rocket-propelled grenades”.

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 3
  • (0–1 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    0–5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

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 February 1st - 31st 2017.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 3
  • (0–1 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    0–5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]