Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2124

Incident date

April 14, 2017

Location

السخنة , Sokhna, Homs, Syria

Geolocation

34.8848748, 38.8711739 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

An unspecified number of civilians were injured in alleged Russia airstrikes on Sokhna, according to two local sources.

2baddiyy tweeted: “The Russian occupation aircraft targeted the city of Sokhna northeast of the city of # Palmyra with several raids causing the destruction of civilian homes and injuring a number of people.”

Step also reported that an unspecified number of civilians were wounded by Russian strikes in “the vicinity of the silos and the town of Sokhna”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

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 (2) [ 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
    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 (2) [ collapse]