Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3148

Incident date

March 3, 2018

Location

حمورية, Hamouriya, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

33.528464, 36.389472 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Between two and 15 civilians were killed, and several others were wounded, in airstrikes on Hamouriya, according to local media. Sources blamed both the Syrian regime and Russia for the raids.

As many as “30 Syrian shells” were fired on the vicinity, according to Sky News. Rockets and barrel bombs coming from helicopters targeted the residential neighbourhood.

A mother, child and a man were included in the death toll. Graphic images published show the child receiving medical treatment right before its death.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Abdul Rahman Ataya Child male killed
  • Samar Ataya Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 15
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • 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 (16) [ collapse]

Media
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    Abdul Rahman Ataya, killed in airstrikes on Hamouriya, 3rd March 2018. (via @70R00)
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    A child whose injuries were fatal, due to airstrikes in Hamouriya, 3rd March 2018. (via @SiegeWatch)
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    A child whose injuries were fatal, due to airstrikes in Hamouriya, 3rd March 2018. (via @SiegeWatch)
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    A child whose injuries were fatal, due to airstrikes in Hamouriya, 3rd March 2018. (via @SiegeWatch)
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    A child whose injuries were fatal, due to airstrikes in Hamouriya, 3rd March 2018. (via Tamer turkmani)
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    A child whose injuries were fatal, due to airstrikes in Hamouriya, 3rd March 2018. (via Tamer turkmani)

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
    2 – 15
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • 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 (16) [ collapse]