Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2634

Incident date

October 14, 2017

Location

البوليل, al-Bouleil, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

35.20253, 40.37126 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two civilian brothers were reportedly killed and several other civilians wounded as alleged Russian warplanes struck al-Bouleil village east of Deir Ezzor, local media reported.

The two victims were identified by name and photos by multiple sources, who all agreed that Russia was responsible.

Abu Ayman al-Ali, an activist from the eastern village of Deir al-Zour, told 7al that Russian warplanes “carried out more than ten raids on civilian houses in the village of al-Bouleil, killing civilians and injuring two others.”

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • 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
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Thiab Saadi al-Bashir was along with his brother killed by alleged Russian airstrikes in al-Bouleil, Deir Ezzor, October 13th, 2017 (via Abo Ali Al Direfi)
  • Ibrahim Saadi al-Bashir was along with his brother killed by alleged Russian airstrikes in al-Bouleil, Deir Ezzor, October 13th, 2017 (via Abo Ali Al Direfi)
  • Thiab Saadi al-Bashir was along with his brother killed by alleged Russian airstrikes in al-Bouleil, Deir Ezzor, October 13th, 2017 (via Euphrates Post)
  • Ibrahim Saadi al-Bashir was along with his brother killed by alleged Russian airstrikes in al-Bouleil, Deir Ezzor, October 13th, 2017 (via Euphrates Post)

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
    2
  • (2 men)
  • 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
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]