Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2734

Incident date

November 15, 2017

Location

محكان, Mahkan, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

34.974444, 40.485556 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Seven civilians from the same family were killed, and 20 to 24 others were wounded when Russian warplanes allegedly struck IDP tents in Mahkan, according to local media. Sources all blamed Russia for the raids.

The victims included four children and three women, all from the same family.

There are no other details at this time.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • The wife of Abdul Aziz al-Thib Adult female killed
  • Child of Abdul Aziz al-Thib Child killed
  • Child of Abdul Aziz al-Thib Child killed
  • Farouk Al - Omar Al - Jabri Age unknown killed
  • Daughter of Mahmud al-thib Child female killed
  • The son of Ali althib Child male killed
  • The daughter of Ismael althib Child female killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7
  • (4 children3 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    20–24
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • A report in the aftermath of the shelling, 15th Nov 2017. (via Nafiza alfurat)
  • A report in the aftermath of the shelling, 15th Nov 2017. (via Euprats Post)

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
    7
  • (4 children3 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    20–24
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]