Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3125

Incident date

February 28, 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

As many as eight civilians were killed and others were wounded in air and artillery strikes on Douma, local media reported. Sources blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime for the raids.

A child was amongst those killed, as well as one unidentified body. Four others are named.

Rockets and barrel bombs were launched into the vicinity and a helicopter was sighted.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mahmoud Qadish Child male killed
  • Amira Sidawi Age unknown killed
  • Nazir Mustafa Lime Age unknown killed
  • Kifah Ibrahim al-Qusayr Age unknown killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 8
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Mahmoud Qadish, killed in airstrikes on Douma, 28th Feb 2018. (via Omar)
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    Wounded victims in the aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 28th Feb 2018. (via Douma)

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
    3 – 8
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]