Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2665

Incident date

November 1, 2017

Location

الغبرة, Al-Ghabra, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

34.537778, 40.9125 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two men were killed and “dozens” more civilians were killed in an airstrike on Al-Ghabra, according to local media. Sources mostly blamed Russia, however a few blamed “warplanes” – not identifying a culprit.

Al Araby reported that ” al-Ghubra [is] in the vicinity of the city of Albuqmal at the Syrian-Iraqi border in the far east of Deir al-Zour”.

Images were published of the victims.

There are no more details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Mohamed Taher Aldibs, killed in an airstrike on Al-Ghabra, 1st November 2017. (via Lawhat boukamalna)
  • Ahmed Naoum Al Nakheel, killed in an airstrike on Al-Ghabra, 1st November 2017. (via Lawhat boukamalna)
  • Mohammed Taher Aldibs, killed in airstrikes on Al-Ghabra, 1st November 2017. (via Zafer Abo Hassan )
  • Mohammed Taher Aldibs, killed in airstrikes on Al-Ghabra, 1st November 2017. (via Zafer Abo Hassan )

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
    2
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]