Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3207

Incident date

March 8, 2018

Location

عين ترما, Ein Tarma, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

33.51602, 36.35078 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One civilian male, named as Hazzae al-Saed, was killed in an alleged Russian or regime airstrike on Ein Tarma, local media reported. Both Russia and the Syrian regime were blamed for the raids.

According to Daraa Martyrs, the victim “was killed after he was hit by a military air strike on the town of Ein Tirma in the province of Damascus countryside. He is a medical activist and a nurse in the medical office in Jubair district in Damascus governorate.”

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Hazza 'Abdullah al-Sa'ad, killed in airstrikes on Ein Tarma, 8th March 2018. (via SN4HR)
  • Hazza 'Abdullah al-Sa'ad, killed in airstrikes on Ein Tarma, 8th March 2018. (via Daraa Martyrs)

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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]