Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2040

Incident date

March 29, 2017

Location

الحمبوشية بداما, Al Hamboushiya/Badama, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.811903, 36.202275 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Between one and two civilians were killed and at least 14 others were injured in alleged Russian airstrikes against the village of Al Hamboushiya and the town of Badama in the western part of Jisr al Shoughour, local media reported. Most sources reported the death toll as two civilians while only the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights estimated the death toll to only be one.

According to Jisr al Shoughour Media Centre, the air raids struck both towns and the roads that link them together. The consensus among local news sources, including the Local Coordination Committee of Syria and @EdlibEMC, was that Russian planes were responsible fo carrying out the airstrikes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Yasser Qasmo Adult From al Akrad mountain in the northern Lattakia countryside killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    14
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

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 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    14
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]