Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3262

Incident date

March 14, 2018

Location

قلعة المضيق, Qal’et Al Madik, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.409617, 36.390495 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Four civilians from one family were killed, including a man, a woman and two children, and others were injured, in alleged Russian airstrikes on Qal’et Al Madik, local media reported.

@bokraahla1984 tweeted: “Today, [March 14th] a good resident was killed with his wife, child and daughter, leaving in this life his eldest son, who did not exceed five years, after the Russian raids on the city.”

The White Helmets reported that “two air strikes on residential neighborhoods in  Qal`et Al Madik west of the city of Hama resulted in three martyrs and a number of wounded.The Civil Defense teams worked to target the targeted areas, recover the martyrs and help the injured to medical points.”

However, multiple sources named four civilians – a father, mother, and their two chidren – from the family of  Moawaffaq Rasheed Nasrallah as killed.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (4)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (2 children1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (19) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

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    Civilian casualties in the aftermath of airstrikes on Qal’et Al Madik, 14th March 2018. (via bokraahla1984)
  • Civilian casualties in the aftermath of airstrikes on Qal’et Al Madik, 14th March 2018. (via SyriaCivilDefe)
  • Moawaffaq Rasheed Nasrallah, killed in airstrikes on Qal’et Al Madik, 14h March 2018. (via Amer Badi`a Jadou`a)
  • Khaled Moawaffaq Nasrallah  and Jana Moawaffaq Nasrallah, killed in alleged Russia airstrikes on Qal’et Al Madik, 14h March 2018. (via SyriaCivilDefense)

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
    4
  • (2 children1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (19) [ collapse]