Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2732

Incident date

November 14, 2017

Location

مخيم سوح الرفاعي,, Souh Al Rifa’i camp, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

34.461111, 40.396944 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Subdistrict level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Subdistrict

Airwars assessment

Twelve civilians were killed, and others were wounded in airstrikes on Souh Al Rifa’i camp for IDPs. Sources blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime for the raids.

Initially reportage claimed that five children had been killed, however this umber rose 12 with an additional six children and a woman having been killed.

There are no more details at this time.

 

The incident occured during the night.

  • Daughter of Abed Al Abdullah Al Osman Al Mashhadani Child female killed
  • Daughter of Abed Al Abdullah Al Osman Al Mashhadani Child female killed
  • Daughter of Nasser Al-Abdullah Al-Asman Al-Mashhadani 5 years old female killed
  • Mohammed Al - Mahmoud Al - Taha Child male killed
  • Son of Ibn Al-Awad Al-Bassis Child male killed
  • Wife of Nihad Awad al-Hiba al-Bassis Adult female killed
  • Child of Nihad Awad al-Hiba al-Bassis Child killed
  • Child of Nihad Awad al-Hiba al-Bassis Child killed
  • Child of Nihad Awad al-Hiba al-Bassis Child killed
  • Child of Nihad Awad al-Hiba al-Bassis Child killed
  • Child of Nihad Awad al-Hiba al-Bassis Child killed
  • Child of Nihad Awad al-Hiba al-Bassis Child killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    12
  • (11 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    12
  • (11 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]