Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2646

Incident date

October 17, 2017

Location

الرويضة, Al-ruweida, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.428704, 36.993403 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

According to local media “A number of civilians were injured as a result of the targeting of a number of air raids by the Russian airliner on the village of Ruwaydeh in the south-eastern Idlib countryside.”

Footage published by the White Helmets shows wounded civilians being treated in the aftermath of what they described was four raids. They did not attribute any blame.

There were no reported civilian deaths.

There are no more details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • White Helmets tend to injured civilians in the aftermath of an airstrike on Al-ruweida, 18th October 2017. (via SDC Hama)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]