Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2688

Incident date

November 6, 2017

Location

تل حلاوة, Tal Halawa refugee camp, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

36.105904, 38.125848 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

According to local media, a girl was killed and five others were wounded, in an airstrike on Tal Halawa refugee camp in Al Saboura, according to local media. Sources both blamed Russian warplanes for the strikes.

Civilian homes were also “targeted” by the warplanes.

Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that one girl was killed by Russian missile fire, however, Smart reported that as many as two were killed. They also specified that five civilians were wounded, four of those being children.

Allegedly, civilians were taken from the camp to medical points in the vicinity by members of the Civil Service.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Civilians are dug from the rubble in the aftermath of airstrikes, 6th November 2017. (via @SyriaCivilDefe)

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
    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 (9) [ collapse]