Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3179

Incident date

March 6, 2018

Location

دوما, Douma, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

33.5714804, 36.4033699 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

An unspecified number of civilians were killed and wounded in air and artillery strikes on civilian homes in Douma, local media reported. Sources blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime for the raids.

@EuphratesPost reported on the “effects of the great destruction that hit the residential areas in the city of Douma as a result of the bombing of the explosive barrel by helicopter.”

Additionally, Local Coordination Committees of Syria reported that there were “martyrs and wounded civilians as a result of the raids of the Russian warplanes, the city of Douma”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 6th March 2018. (via Euphrates Post)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 6th March 2018. (via Euphrates Post)
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    Dead and injured bodies scatter the streets in the aftermath of airstrikes on Douma, 6th March 2018. (via @AHM_HER1)

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 status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]