Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3414

Incident date

April 23, 2018

Location

مخيم اليرموك ,الحجر الأسود , التضامن ,القدم, Al Yarmouk refugee camp , Al Hajar Al Aswad , Al Kadam and Al Tadamn, Damascus, Syria

Geolocation

33.473938, 36.300631 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Syrian warplanes reportedly carried out 160 air raids on Al Yarmouk refugee camp, as well as the neighborhoods of Al Hajar Al Aswad , Al Kadam and Al Tadamn.

More than 40 land-to-surface missiles were launched alongside 35 bombs from helicopters, according to Douma Revolution. Syrian forces also delivered hundreds of rocket-propelled grenades.

The shelling injured a number of civilians according to Douma Revolution page on Facebook.

Russian forces were also reportedly involved.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • 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
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Russian and Syrian warplanes hit Yarmouk camp (Douma Revolution, April 2018)

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • 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
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]