Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2753

Incident date

November 24, 2017

Location

هجين, Hajeen, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

34.6897222, 40.83 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One named civilian was killed by airstrikes striking in the Al-Abbas river crossing, Hajeen, Deir Ezzor, several media reported, though no-one identified the culprit.

The victim was identified by name and photo by multiple sources, though no further information about the strike was provided. However, the same victim, Haj Abdul Karim al-Aran (al-Jameel), was also reported killed in a strike in Hasarat on November 23rd (RS2750).

Finally – while most sources reported about unidentified airstrikes killing one civilian, Newsjorf reported as the only one four civilian deaths, while blaming “an air raid believed to be an Iraqi attack”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Haj Abdul Karim al-Aran Abu Jamil Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    iraq_government_forces, Unknown

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Haj Abdul Karim al-Aran Abu Jamil was killed by the airstrikes in Hajeen, Deir Ezzor, November 24th, 2017 (via @Ahmad_1alshble)

iraq_government_forces Assessment:

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

Unknown Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    iraq_government_forces, Unknown

Sources (6) [ collapse]