Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2284

Incident date

June 15, 2017

Location

النعيمية, Al-Nu'aymeya, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.200000, 37.200000 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Province/governorate level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Province/governorate

Airwars assessment

Eight civilians were killed, and an unspecific number were wounded, following an aerial bombardment on civilian homes in Al-Nu’aymeya, local media reported. Sources were conflicted as to who was to blame – some attributed blame to the Syrian regime and others to Russia.

Baladi reported thatthe area lacks medical points and even trained medical personnel and ambulances”. Injured civilians were allegedly taken in peoples private cars “through long and bumpy roads” to the nearest medical point, which is located in the fields of rural Deir Ezzor.

There are no other reports at this time.

The incident occured around midday.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    8
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ 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.

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    8
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]