Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3255

Incident date

March 13, 2018

Location

الزعينية, Al Z’ayniya, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

35.841314, 36.225318 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One civilian was injured during alleged Russian airstrikes on Al Z’ayniya, a single source reported.

According to the Smart News Agency, “rocket-propelled grenades of warplanes, likely to be Russian, targeted the village of Zayniyeh, west of Idlib, in the north of the country on Tuesday 13 March 2018, resulting in civilian injury and destruction of property.”

Multiple other sources reported Russian airstrikes on Al Z’ayniya, but made no mention of civilian harm.

No further details are currently available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of alleged Russian airstrikes on Al Z’ayniya, 13th March 2018. (via Smart News Agency)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]