Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3103

Incident date

February 24, 2018

Location

حزرما, Hazrama, Damascus , Syria

Geolocation

33.51718, 36.48874 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

In this event, Step News Agency and al-Arabiya reported that Hazrama, eastern Ghouta, Damascus, was subject to aerial and artillery shelling, possibly leading to civilian harm.

While the reports made no specific mentioning of civilian harm, it is assessed that at least two civilians were wounded as it was noted by Step News Agency how the shelling “resulted in general injuries to the target areas.”

Finally, Step News Agency blamed the Syrian regime in cooperation with Russia, al-Arabiya blamed only the Syrian regime.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Military, Syrian Regime

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Russian Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Military
  • Russian Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Russian Military

Russia has not reported any strikes between February 1st - 28th 2018.

Syrian Regime Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Military, Syrian Regime

Sources (2) [ collapse]