Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3120

Incident date

February 25, 2018

Location

دوما, Douma, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

33.5714804, 36.4033699 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Between 11 and 19 civilians were killed, and dozens were wounded in airstrikes on Douma, local media reported. Sources blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime for the raids.

According to Baraa, 11 people from one family were killed when a guided missile struck their home.

There was reportedly continuous shelling on the vicinity throughout the night. There were more than 200 rockets fired in the duration of the attack.

Abu Huda reported that it took up to six hours to extract two children from the rubble. The source did not report whether they were dead or wounded.

Syrian Coalition reported that Civil Defence teams worked at night and were struck “while working on the recovery of the martyrs in the city of Douma. After working more than 6 hours, the rescue teams managed to retrieve 9 martyrs and evacuate a number of injured.”

Another source added that a “40-day-old girl was hit in the head and still under intensive care”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    11 – 19
  • (0–2 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Media
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    Civilian casualties in the aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 25th Feb 2018. (via Baraa)
  • Civilian casualties in the aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 25th Feb 2018. (via Shehap)
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    Civilian casualties in the aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 25th Feb 2018. (via Shehap)
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    Civilian casualties in the aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 25th Feb 2018. (via Shehap)
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    Civilian casualties in the aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 25th Feb 2018. (via Shehap)
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    An injured civilian in the aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 25th Feb 2018. (via Douma)
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    An injured civilian in the aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 25th Feb 2018. (via Douma)
  • An injured civilian in the aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 25th Feb 2018. (via Douma)
  • An injured civilian in the aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 25th Feb 2018. (via Douma)
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    Civilian casualties in the aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 25th Feb 2018. (via Moaz)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    11 – 19
  • (0–2 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (9) [ collapse]