Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2703

Incident date

November 7, 2017

Location

الكمشة, Al-Kamshe, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

34.629394, 40.930939 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One man was killed and “dozens” were allegedly injured in an airstrike which bombarded houses between al Foqani and al Jowani roundabouts. Only one source blamed Russia, and the other two did not attribute any blame.

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that a man was killed and others were injured, as a result of shelling by the warplanes.

Images published show material damage and the body of the civilian killed.

According to Zamanalwasl, “The warplanes also targeted the village of Al-Kashma of the city of Albuqamal, which has been subjected for days to heavy missile and air strikes in the absence of medicines, doctors, drinking water and electricity. The network “Furat Post” that the number of wounded people lost their lives due to lack of medical tools for treatment.”

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (7) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on Al-Kamshe, 7th November 2017. (via Boukamalna)
  • The aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on Al-Kamshe, 7th November 2017. (via Boukamalna)
  • The aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on Al-Kamshe, 7th November 2017. (via Boukamalna)
  • The aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on Al-Kamshe, 7th November 2017. (via Boukamalna)
  • The aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on Al-Kamshe, 7th November 2017. (via Boukamalna)
  • The aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on Al-Kamshe, 7th November 2017. (via Boukamalna)
  • The aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on Al-Kamshe, 7th November 2017. (via Boukamalna)

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
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]