Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS216

Incident date

December 1, 2015

Location

القريتين, Al Qaryatayn, Homs, Syria

Geolocation

34.22989, 37.238245 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Eight civilians were reported killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Qarayatain, according to reports.

 

 

 

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (6)

  • Waseem Mousa al-Naseif Adult male killed
  • Naseem Mosa al-Naseif Adult male killed
  • Mousa al-Naseif Adult male killed
  • Abdulaziz Mousa al-Naseif Adult male killed
  • Wife of Mousa al-Naseif Adult female killed
  • Name unknown Adult

Family members (2)

  • Ahmad Mohammad Ali Zreir Adult male killed
  • Mseikah Mohammad Ali Zreir Adult female killed
  • Abdulmenem Saleh al-Daher al-Rewishdi Age unknown male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    8
  • (2 women6 men)
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Video showing the aftermath of Russian airstrikes on al Qaryatain. (via, al Qaryatain round the clock).

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

For November 26th-December 4th 2015, Russia reported carrying out 431 combat sorties, including strikes in Homs.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    8
  • (2 women6 men)
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]