Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2718

Incident date

November 11, 2017

Location

المراشدة, al Mrashda, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

34.509127, 40.930755 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

As many as 13 civilians were killed, including one young man, and dozens more civilians were injured, in airstrikes on al Mrashda, according to local media. Sources either attributed the blame to Russia, or unknown warplanes.

The raids which were “believed to be Russian”, allegedly hit a water crossing.

There were reportedly dozens or strikes, including mortal shelling, with much material damage.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Abdel-Hamid Al-Shawish Adult male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 13
  • (1 man)
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Unknown

Sources (20) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 13
  • (1 man)
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Unknown

Sources (20) [ collapse]