Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2687

Incident date

November 6, 2017

Location

ابو الظهور, Abu Alduhur, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.738034, 37.047858 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

A family of three were buried by rubble resulting in the death of both mother and father, when an airstrike hit their home in Abu Alduhur, according to local media. Sources all attributed blame to Russian warplanes.

As many as five civilians were reportedly injured, according to @SyriaCivilDefe.

As many as eight raids struck civilian housing, public property and a warehouse. According to sources, the Syrian Civil Defence base was also hit. Four houses were destroyed.

The bombardement was continuous meaning the victims were rescued many days later, reported Khaled Al Khalaf.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

  • Khalif Mohammed Al Saleh 62 years old male killed
  • Dahiya al Hamdo 45 years old female killed
  • Daughter Child female injured

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

  • Victims are pulled from the rubble in the aftermath of airstrikes on Abu Alduhur, 6th November 2017. (via @SyriaCivilDefe)
  • Victims are pulled from the rubble in the aftermath of airstrikes on Abu Alduhur, 6th November 2017. (via @SyriaCivilDefe)
  • Victims are pulled from the rubble in the aftermath of airstrikes on Abu Alduhur, 6th November 2017. (via Hassan Abou Ali)
  • Victims are pulled from the rubble in the aftermath of airstrikes on Abu Alduhur, 6th November 2017. (via Hassan Abou Ali)
  • Victims are pulled from the rubble in the aftermath of airstrikes on Abu Alduhur, 6th November 2017. (via Hassan Abou Ali)
  • Victims are pulled from the rubble in the aftermath of airstrikes on Abu Alduhur, 6th November 2017. (via Hassan Abou Ali)
  • Victims are pulled from the rubble in the aftermath of airstrikes on Abu Alduhur, 6th November 2017. (via Hassan Abou Ali)
  • Victims are pulled from the rubble in the aftermath of airstrikes on Abu Alduhur, 6th November 2017. (via Hassan Abou Ali)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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]