Up to five civilians were killed and up to “dozens” were wounded as airstrikes hit al-Marj, eastern Ghouta, Damascus, local media reported.
Three of the victims, Saleh Mohammad Qadeesh, Mohamad Adnan Qadeesh and Nidhal Handhal al-Mehbash were reported by several sources, including Violations Documentation Center (VDC). One of the victims, Abdo Ahmed Hassoun, was only mentioned by SCDrifdimashq.
Meanwhile, the fifth victim Majed Adnan Qadish was by VDC reportedly a non-civilian while Al Shifunia News also reported his death but did not mention his status. Also, it is unclear whether he was killed in al-Marj or Shifunia. However, as of now, he will be treated as a civilian killed in al-Marj.
Smart News Agency quoted the Civil Defense who said that four civilians were killed, and that “dozens” were injured.
Reports were also unclear in terms of culpability.
VDC pointed to the Syrian regime as responsible while sources like @AlkhaleejOnline and the Syrian Network for Human Rights blamed both the Syrian regime as well as Russia.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (3)
- Saleh Mohammad Qadeesh Adult male killed
- Mohamad Adnan Qadeesh Adult male killed
- Majed Adnan Qadish Adult male killed
Sources (10) [ collapse]
Russian Military Assessment:
Original strike reports
Russia has not reported any strikes between March 1st - 31st 2018.