Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2658

Incident date

October 25, 2017

Location

مخيم الفكة, Al-Fakka camp, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.700000, 36.700000 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Province/governorate level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Province/governorate

Airwars assessment

Several civilians were wounded following alleged Russian airstrike on Al-Fakka camp, local media said. Sources all blamed Russian warplanes for the strikes.

There were no reports of civilians deaths.

Images showed material damage to tents and property.

One local source, Syrian Reporter, said that the strikes were “intensive and continuous” – and blamed Russian occupation aircraft, which it said had “targeted all the towns and villages of the eastern Hama and southern Aleppo” as well as the camp.

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
    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 (1) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of an airstrike on Al-Fakka camp, 25th October 2017. (via @SyrianCoaltion)

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
    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]