Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3216

Incident date

March 9, 2018

Location

مديرا, Madera, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

33.544613, 36.3861 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A single source reported that both Russian and Syrian regime warplanes fired heavy air and artillery strikes on Madera, causing an unspecified number of injured civilians.

According to the Shaam News Network, “Russian warplanes and the Assad helicopters launched fierce air raids accompanied by artillery bombardment and very violent missile strikes, resulting in a terrible massacre in the town of Mesraba, which killed nine martyrs, and also caused the fall of five martyrs in the town of Jisreen and one in Douma. There were wounded in the cities of Saqba, Harasta, Hamouriya, Irbin and Madyra”.

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ 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 and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]