Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS217

Incident date

December 1, 2015

Location

مهين, Mahin, Homs, Syria

Geolocation

34.24168, 37.05843 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Three civilians, including two women and one child, were reported killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Maheen according to the Violations Documentation Center.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

  • Amirah Jedoua al-Aseer Adult female killed
  • Daughter of Amirah Jedoua al-Aseer Child female killed
  • Daughter of Amirah Jedoua al-Aseer Child female killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child2 women)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

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
    3
  • (1 child2 women)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces