Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2418

Incident date

September 9, 2017

Location

معدان, Ma’dan, Raqqa city, Raqqa, Syria

Geolocation

35.751769, 39.61639 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Warplanes bombarded the town of Ma’dan on September 9th

2017 resulting in ‘considerable material damage to property’, RFS News reported. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights was alone in alleging civilian harm, reporting that one civilian was wounded.

This was part of a ‘large number of raids’ conducted by the Russians in the area, according to Step News.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]