Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2279

Incident date

June 10, 2017

Location

رويضة, Ruweida, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.428704, 36.993403 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were killed – and others were wounded – following an aerial bombardment on Ruweida. Sources either attributed blame to Russian warplanes, or reported the sighting of unidentified warplanes.

The Smart News Agency is the only source to specifically report that three “drivers” were killed in the raids. Others state that there were an unspecific number of casualties and wounded. 

According to Smart, who blamed Russian warplanes, “the source, who asked not to be named, reported that the bombing targeted four cars loaded with oil, on the road (Sukhna Altalila) near “Hayel” oil field, which led to the burning and killing three drivers.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • 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 (5) [ 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 June 1st - 31st 2017.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]