Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2582

Incident date

October 1, 2017

Location

قرية الصالحية, Al-Salhiya, Deir Ezzor , Syria

Geolocation

34.7146658, 40.7555866 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One child was killed and several other civilians were injured by alleged Russian airstrikes in al-Al-Salhiya, Deir Ezzor, local media reported.

Euphrates Post summed up the event by reporting “the martyrdom of the child Ali Mohi Al-Hussein Al-Ramdan in addition to the injury of three people.”

Most sources reported that two raids had been launched, except @JFLngo, who reported six raids, leading to the injury of three displaced people from the same family.

The Violation Documentation Center and Step News Agency attributed blame to Russia, while the remaining sources did not identify the culprit.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Many parts of Deir Ezzor were subject to aerial shelling on October 1st, carried out by either Russia or the Syrian regime. This image is associated with the incident in Al-Salhiya, but it is unclear if it depicts Al-Salhiya or another town in Deir Ezzor (via Step News Agency)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Russia has not reported any strikes between October 1st - 31st 2017.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]