Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3438

Incident date

June 1, 2018

Location

جديد بكارة, Jadid Bakara, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Airwars assessment

A child was reported killed by an cluster bomb believed to have been previously used by Russian warplanes in an airstrike on Jadid Bkara/ Jadid Owaidat in Deir Ezzor countryside in Syria on June 1st, 2018 according to local sources.

The sources also mentioned that others civilians were also injured.

Step News reported that “a child was killed and others injured as a cluster bomb previously left by alleged Russian bombing on the Jadid Bakara village east  of Deir Ezzor.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (3) [ 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
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]