Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS261

Incident date

December 11, 2015

Location

الباغوز, Al Baghouz, Deir ez-Zor, Syria

Geolocation

34.4641667, 40.9452778 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

An alleged Russian air raid on the village of al Baghouz in eastern Deir Ezzor led to at least three deaths including a child.

According to area blogger al Hussein al Hashimi “a raid on the village of al Baghouz targeting the home of Raheel al Majoul led to the death of Ibrahim al Majoul. His brother is in a serious condition.”

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Ibrahim al Majoul
Age unknown killed
Abu Kamal Majid Ibrahim or Majid Ibrahim al Raheel
13 years old male killed
Saber al Raheel
Age unknown killed
Raheel al Majoul
Age unknown male Brother of Ibrahim al Majoul, in a serious condition. injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 5
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Unknown

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Abu Kamal Majid Ibrahim or Majid Ibrahim al Raheel, a child killed on 11th December 2015. (via, Deir ezzor is being slaughtered silently)
  • Moments after the village of al Baghouz is placed under attack. (via, Sheitat)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the sheep market in the village of Al Baghouz (الباغوز), for which the generic coordinates are: 34.4641667, 40.9452778. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Unknown

Russia is not known to have publicly released any information relating to its airstrikes in Syria between December 9th and December 14th 2015.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 5
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Unknown

Sources (8) [ collapse]