Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2614

Incident date

October 8, 2017

Location

الميادين, al-Mayadeen, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

35.016667, 40.444167 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

One named civilian man was killed by alleged Russian airstrikes striking al-Mayadeen, Deir Ezzor, local media reported.

Multiple sources, including the victim’s son, Mamoun Ridawi, reported the death of the victim, Mohammed Hamoud al-Ridawi. 

All the sources, who identified the culprit, attributed blame to Russia. Euphrates Post additionally reported that the Russian Ministry of Defense had announced the launch of “about 150 raids a day on the Syrian city of al-Mayadeen.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

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 man)
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]