Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2447

Incident date

September 14, 2017

Location

العشارة شارع الحكمة , al Hikma street, Al-A'shara

Geolocation

34.92, 40.56 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

An airstrike hit the town of Al-A’shara in Deir Ezzor on September 14th 2017. It is unclear if any civilians were killed; some sources including the Syrian Human Rights Committee reported the death of one girl, Rahef Hussein Al-Ali Ma’and, but others stated that she was only injured and that no civilians were killed. One other child, Wissam Hussein Ali Al Hassan, was reported injured.

Asharq Asouri reported that the strikes ‘focused on al-Jaber and al-Ahmad Ali neighborhoods near the court.’

Euphrates Post reported that two foreign families believed to be members of ISIS were killed in the strike, but Facebook user Amin al Huweish commented on their post that ‘no one [had been] reported killed’.

It is unknown which belligerent was responsible for the strike.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 1
  • (0–1 children)
  • 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
    Unknown, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Rahaf Hussein Ali Al-Ma'and was reported killed on September 14th 2017 by air strikes that hit the town of Al-A'shara. (via Marsad al Hasaka and Euphrates Post)
  • Wissam Hussein Ali Al Hassan was injured by airstrikes that hit the town of Al-A'shara on September 14th 2017. (via Euphrates Post)

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

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
    0 – 1
  • (0–1 children)
  • 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
    Unknown, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (12) [ collapse]