Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3260

Incident date

March 13, 2018

Location

حزة, Hazza, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

33.52034, 36.36494 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Five civilians named civilians including two women were killed and others were injured in air and artillery strikes on the residential neighbourhood of Hazza, local media reported. Sources attributed the blame to both Russian and Syrian regime raids.

According to @Hazzaalbld, there were “five martyrs in the town of Hazza, Ibrahim Irhem and four people from the house of Nayem”.

Five fatalities, including two adult females, were named by sources. The Violations Documentation Centre blamed warplane shelling by the “Syrian government and affiliated militias”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Shahira al-Jasem Adult female killed
  • Somaia Ahmad Toemeh Adult female killed
  • Khalil Morad al-Nabki Adult male killed
  • Ibrahim Irhaim Adult male killed
  • Ahmad Hamdan Age unknown killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5
  • (2 women2 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 (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Khalil Murad al-Nabaki, killed in airstrikes on Hazza, 14th March 2018. (via Mohammad Khalil Al Nabki)
  • Khalil Murad al-Nabaki, killed in airstrikes on Hazza, 14th March 2018. (via Mohammad Khalil Al Nabki)

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
    5
  • (2 women2 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 (12) [ collapse]