Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2570

Incident date

September 29, 2017

Location

البوليل, Al-Boleil, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

35.20253, 40.37126 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

As a result of multiple air raids over the town of Al Boulil on September 29th, 20 civilians were killed, according to local sources. The raids were reportedly likely to be Russian.

Most of the deceased were seated in a bus when a rocket exploded close to it, wrecking the bus and killing those inside.

Dozens were reportedly wounded, according to local media.

Three female IDPs from al Sukhna city were included in the death toll.

As many as 46 houses were reportedly completely destroyed and nearly 100 were partially destroyed.

The incident occured around dawn.

  • Anas Issa Abdul-Baghdadi 5 years old killed
  • Hamad Sharif Mulla Age unknown killed
  • Adnan Farhan al-Rahl al-Bulbulil Age unknown killed
  • Hassan Ani Hussein Age unknown killed
  • Makhlif Ani Hussein Age unknown killed
  • Tahsin Khalid Al-Faisal Age unknown killed
  • Jamil Amer Al-Faisal Age unknown killed
  • Abdul Rahman Al-Sulaiman Age unknown killed
  • Mohamed Hatem Al-Rayes Age unknown killed
  • Yasser Al-Muhaisin Al-Khalaf Age unknown killed
  • Sabha Hamad Al-Khalaf Age unknown killed
  • Fatima Mohammed Al-Hussein Age unknown killed
  • Shaima Ali Almta’eb Age unknown killed
  • Anod Al Kadro Age unknown killed
  • Fares Al-Afara Age unknown killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    19 – 20
  • (1 child3 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (26) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Picture of Hamad al-Sharif al Mullah, one of the deceased as a result of the bombing on Boulil on September 29th (via Facebook: Sharqiya Voice)
  • Picture of Fares Hamoud al Afara, one of the deceased as a result of the bombing on Boulil on September 29th (via Facebook: Sharqiya Voice)
  • Picture of Khalid Mohammed Saleh Al-Khalif Hamad, one of the deceased as a result of the bombing on Boulil on September 29th (via Facebook: Sharqiya Voice)

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
    19 – 20
  • (1 child3 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (26) [ collapse]