Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3127

Incident date

February 28, 2018

Location

أوتايا, Otaya, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

33.524241, 36.455908 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

The head of the Syrian Civil Defence unit in al-Marj was killed whilst carrying out operations, local media reported. Sources blamed the Syrian – Russian alliance for the strikes.

LCCSY reported there were heavy raids on the vicinity.

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mahmoud al-Kilani Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Mahmoud Al-Kilani, killed in airstrikes on Otaya, 29th Feb 2018. (via Siege Watch)
  • Mahmoud Al-Kilani, killed in airstrikes on Otaya, 29th Feb 2018. (via Siege Watch)
  • Mahmoud Al-Kilani, killed in airstrikes on Otaya, 29th Feb 2018. (via Siege Watch)
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    Mahmoud Al-Kilani, killed in airstrikes on Otaya, 29th Feb 2018. (via Siege Watch)

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

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]