Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2601

Incident date

October 6, 2018

Location

الحميدية, Al-Hamidiya, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

35.3301466, 40.1456308 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were killed and others were wounded in airstrikes on Al-Hamidiya, local media reported. Sources attributed the blame to both Russia and the Syrian regime.

A man and his son were killed. One source suggests that the victims were killed in a strike on Al Ashara water crossing, about 60KM away from Al Hamidiya neighbourhood. It is possible they were killed in either location. The other event is RS2593.

Another woman was also pulled from the rubble ten days after the incident.

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mrs. Naima al-Jabbar al-Abdullah Adult female killed
  • Mazen Iyad al-Mugheer Child male killed
  • Iyad al-Mugheer Adult male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • 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
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Mazen Iyad al-Mugheer, killed in airstrikes on Al-Hamidiya, 6th October 2017. (via Tariq mughir)
  • Iyad al-Mugheer, killed in airstrikes on Al-Hamidiya, 6th October 2017. (via Tariq mughir)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • 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
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (13) [ collapse]