Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS312

Incident date

December 24, 2015

Location

عربين, Arbeen, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

33.538143, 36.364331 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Eight civilians including three children were killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Erbeen, according to the Violations Documentation Center.

The White Helmets published a number of videos showing them attending the scene, fighting a fire and rescuing an injured person from under the rubble.

One unidentified victim was also accounted for:

Unidentified – adult, male

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    8
  • (3 children4 men)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
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    Hassan Usama Ataya, killed by an alleged Russian raid. (via. VDC)
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    Provided by the VDC of Bushra Ahmad Ataya, killed by an alleged Russian raid. (via. VDC)
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    An image provided by the VDC of Fatme Aadel al-Naem, killed by an alleged Russian raid. (via. VDC)
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    Rabea Basheer al-Hashash, killed by an alleged Russian raid. (via. VDC)
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    Yara al-Hasan, female child, killed by an alleged Russian raid. (via. VDC)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

There were no published Russian reports for strikes in Syria on December 24th-25th 2016.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    8
  • (3 children4 men)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]