Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2860

Incident date

January 7, 2018

Location

Kafar Nubul, Syria

Geolocation

35.849444, 38.553333 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Between one and three civilians including a child and a woman died and up to six others were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Kafar Nubul, according to local media.

Ashark alarabi said that one child died and blamed Russia.

According to the Smart News Agency, “a child was killed and six civilians were wounded” in the strike.

But the White Helmets – who didn’t identify the culprit – said that there were  “two martyrs, a woman and a girl and the wounding of six others when and air raid targeted the homes of civilians in the center of the city of Kafar Nubul”.

@um-yousef put the death toll at three.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mutiaa Abd al Rahman Adult female http://www.vdc-sy.info/index.php/en/details/martyrs/194889#.XO6I6HdFyUl killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–6
  • 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]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–6
  • 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]