Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2553

Incident date

September 27, 2017

Location

الحوايج البومصعة, al Hawaij al Bou masa’a crossing, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

35.0528105, 40.4941326 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

As many as 13 people were reportedly killed and dozens were reportedly injured after an airstrike, believed to be Russian, on al Hawayj al Boumsa’a crossing, according to Euphrates Post reporting. The date of the airstrike is unclear, but on September 27th Euphrates Post shared some pictures of the aftermath.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    13
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Pictures show the devastation in the aftermath of the alleged airstrike on al Hawayj al Boumsa’a crossing (via Euphrates Post)
  • Pictures show the devastation in the aftermath of the alleged airstrike on al Hawayj al Boumsa’a crossing (via Euphrates Post)
  • Pictures show the devastation in the aftermath of the alleged airstrike on al Hawayj al Boumsa’a crossing (via Euphrates Post)
  • Pictures show the devastation in the aftermath of the alleged airstrike on al Hawayj al Boumsa’a crossing (via Euphrates Post)

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
    13
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]