Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3183

Incident date

March 7, 2018

Location

جسرين, Jisreen, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

33.5112138, 36.3881891 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Between three and 11 civilians were killed and several others were injured in multiple airstrikes on the residential neighbourhood of Jisreen, local media reported. Sources blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime for the raids.

Sources gave varied reports on the number of civilians deaths. With many reporting that three had been killed, Jsreen.media.office named only seven deaths, while SCDrifdimashq and the Violations Documentation Centre (VDC) put the death toll at 10 and 11.

In addition to the named victims, four unidentified adult males were listed by VDC.

Alaraby noted 1o Russian raids “on the residential areas of Jisreen and its outskirts”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 11
  • (6 men)
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]

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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 11
  • (6 men)
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]