Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3343

Incident date

March 27, 2018

Location

هجين, Hajin, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

34.6897222, 40.83 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Thirteen civilians were reportedly killed in alleged Russian airstrikes in Hajin city on March 27th, 2018, according to local sources.

SyriaTV reported that “13 civilians were killed and others injured Tuesday [March 27, 2018] in a town under the control of the Islamic State in the eastern suburb of Deir Ezzor, as a result of airstrikes likely to be Russian warplanes.”

According to SyriaTV, “eight airstrikes targeted the town’s mosque, a state-run field hospital and the Hajin school, as well as the former sheep market and the eastern outskirts of the city.”

Smart News Agency also wrote that 13 civilians had been killed in a likely Russian airstrike.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    13
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

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
    13
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]