Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3185

Incident date

March 7, 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

Two to 12 civilians were killed, including two Palestinians, due to airstrikes on Douma, local media reported. Sources blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime for the raids.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights was the only source to report that “12 civilians from the same family, including six children and four women” were killed due to the joint Syrian regime and Russian alliance.

There was an unspecified number of wounded victims as a result of the shelling on the residential neighbourhood.

@Cabdi_salam_17 said a baby girl was recovered from the rubble.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 12
  • (6 children4 women2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
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    The aftermath of airstrikes on Douma 7th March 2018. (via @Cabdi_salam_17)
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    The aftermath of airstrikes on Douma 7th March 2018. (via @SyriaCivilDefe)
  • Abdulrahman Subhi Khayti, killed in airstrikes on Douma 7th March 2018. (via Omar Al Saleh)
  • Abdulrahman Subhi Khayti, killed in airstrikes on Douma 7th March 2018. (via Omar Al Saleh)
  • Abdul Rahman Subhi Khaiti "Abu Sabeeh", killed in airstrikes on Douma 7th March 2018. (via Samah Sh)

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
    2 – 12
  • (6 children4 women2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–24
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]