Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2739

Incident date

November 17, 2017

Location

السوسة, Al-Sousse, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

34.528889, 40.9675 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One male civilian was killed in airstrikes on Al-Sousse, according to local media. Sources all blamed Russian warplanes.

An image published shows the victim to be wearing military style dress and carrying a gun suggesting he may be a militant. Despite this, all sources reported he was a civilian.

There were no reported injuries.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Abdul Kahhar Gharib Al-Amash Al Ghazi Adult male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 1
  • (0–1 men)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Rebel Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Abdul Kahhar Gharib Al-Amash Al Ghazi, killed in airstrikes on Al-Sousse, 17th Nov 2017. (via Mohammad Mukhlef algokifi)

Rebel Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Rebel Forces
  • Rebel Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 1
  • (0–1 men)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Rebel Forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]