Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3152

Incident date

March 3, 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

One civilian was killed and an unspecified number of others were wounded in air and artillery strikes on Otaya, local media reported.

There were not many specific details reported, but it is clear that Otaya was one of many small towns struck in Idlib on the 3rd.

Arabic Euro reported “the latest air raids and shelling of Douma, Beit Sawa , Otayya, Masraba, Saqba, Kafr Batna and Ash’ari in the eastern Ghouta resulted in at least 22 deaths.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]