Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2618

Incident date

October 9, 2017

Location

الطيانة, Al-Tayaneh, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

34.993798, 40.548059 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One child was reportedly killed by airstrikes on the town of Al-Tayaneh, Deir Ezzor, local media reported, though it was unclear who was to blame.

Activists on the ground told Smart News Agency that “the aircraft bombarded a crossing on the Euphrates River in the town of al Tayana connecting the eastern and western banks, killing one civilian.” The child victim was identified by name by two sources.

Smart News Agency said that the airstrikes that killed the child were “likely to be Russian”, while the two remaining sources merely referred to unidentified “warplanes”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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, Unknown

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • The child Yusuf al Othman al Jassem al A’zra was reportedly killed by contested airstrikes in Al-Tayaneh, Deir Ezzor, on October 9th, 2017 (via @DeirFree)

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.

Unknown Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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, Unknown

Sources (3) [ collapse]