Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3160

Incident date

March 4, 2018

Location

بيت سوى, Beit Sawa, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

33.537531, 36.399937 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were killed, including one adult male, by air and artillery shelling in Beit Sawa, local media reported. Sources blamed both the Syrian regime and Russia for the strikes.

Marsad Al Hasaka, who reported that the victim was the father of three children, added that an unspecified number of civilians were also wounded in the raids.

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Tarek Abd Rabo Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • 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
  • Belligerents reported killed
    2

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Tarek Abd Rabo, killed in airstrikes on Beit Sawa, 4th March 2018. (via Marsad Al Hasaka)

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 – 3
  • 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
  • Belligerents reported killed
    2

Sources (4) [ collapse]