Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3420

Incident date

April 29, 2018

Location

قرية الكشمة, Al Kashma village, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Geolocation

34.811111, 40.600833 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Four women were killed and others injured as Russian forces struck the headquarters of the Islamic State in Al Kashma village, according to local sources.

Smart News said a French citizen named Maria was among the dead, the wife of one of ISIS Moroccan legal experts currently detained by IS after he split away.

The building reportedly housed women widowed or divorced from members of ISIS east of the city of Kair al-Zour eastern Syria.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Maria Age unknown female The wife of one of an Islamic State leader

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 4
  • (1–4 women)
  • 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 type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 4
  • (1–4 women)
  • 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]