Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3265

Incident date

March 14, 2018

Location

زملكا, Zamalka, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

33.5261, 36.35385 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One civilian died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Zamalka, according to local media.

@QUSAY_NOOR_reported:  “The town of Zalmalka was targeted with several high-explosive barrels on residential areas and many civilians were injured”.

@Doumarevolutio1 reported four raids.

According to the Step News Agency, “many civilians were killed and injured by a Russian air strike on the town of Zemlka in the eastern Ghouta.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

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    A wounded child following an alleged Russian airstrike on Zamalka, March 14th.

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]