Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2449

Incident date

September 15, 2017

Location

الصعوة, Al Sa'wa, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

35.539167, 39.976667 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were killed and several others were wounded when warplanes bombed a camp for displaced persons near the village of al-Sawa in Deir Ezzor Governorate on September 15th 2017.

All three victims were identified by the Syrian Press Center and Marsad al Hasaka.

It is not known which belligerent was behind this airstrike.

 

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
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Unknown, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of a camp for displaced people in Al Sa'wa that was hit by an airstrike on September 14th 2017. (via Syrian Press Center)

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
    3
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]