Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2653

Incident date

October 21, 2017

Location

جب السكر, Jib Al-Sukkar, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.488056, 37.286944 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were killed and as many as two others were injured – including a mother and sister – following airstrikes on Jib Al-Sukkar, lovcal media reported. All Sources blamed Russian warplanes for the raids.

Thamer died and his “mother Faheeda Al-Ali and his sister” were also injured following the “Russian bombardment of the village of Jib al-Sukkar”.

Their home was reportedly struck in the raid.

Later on @Step_Agency put the number of deaths to two, with no specific details. 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (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
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • The moment an airstrike hit Jib Al-Sukkar, 21st October 2017. (via @hamdw5)

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
    1 – 2
  • (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
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]