Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2409

Incident date

August 28, 2017

Location

الطريف, Al-Tariff, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

35.520115, 39.900055 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One civilian man was killed and several were injured following Russian or Assad-waged airstrikes that hit al-Tariff, Deir Ezzor, local media reported.

All sources reported about the death of one civilian, who was identified by name by Step News and @DeirEzzor24. In addition to this, several civilians were reported wounded.

Sources described how the strikes inflicted great damage on several houses in the village.

Sources were, however, not clear as to whether Russia or the Syrian regime carried out the strikes, as reports pointed in both directions.

Step News Agency, who did not identify the culprit, mentioned instead that the warplanes targeted with white phosphorus.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 Military, Syrian Regime

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Aftermath of the contested airstrikes that inflicting great damage to residential areas in al-Tariff, Deir Ezzor, August 28th, 2017 (via @SalamaAlhussein)
  • Aftermath of the contested airstrikes that inflicting great damage to residential areas in al-Tariff, Deir Ezzor, August 28th, 2017 (via @SalamaAlhussein)

Russian Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Military
  • Russian Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Russian Military

Russia has not reported any strikes between August 1st - 31st 2017.

Syrian Regime Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 Military, Syrian Regime

Sources (10) [ collapse]