Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3454

Incident date

June 24, 2018

Location

المسفيرة,  Al-Musaifra, Dara'a, Syria

Airwars assessment

Nariman Yasser Kurdi, an infant, was killed in alleged Russian forces airstrikes on Al  Al-Musaifra town in the eastern Dara’a countryside.

Local sources said that Nariman was wounded in the shelling on June 24th, 2018 and was in a coma for five days until she died of her wounds on June 29th, 2018.

Hamza Khatib posted on Facebook that “After a coma that lasted for five days by the Russian bombing, the girl Nariman Yasser Kurdi is a martyr in Musaifra.”

All available local sources blamed Russian forces for this incident.

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 woman)
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Media
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    Nariman Yasser Al-Kurdi, a child, was killed in alleged Russian airstrike on Al-Musaifra in Dara'a. She was wounded on June 24th 2018 but died after a five day trauma. (via Yassein.alabdala)
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    Before and after images of Nariman Yasser Al Kurdi who was killed in alleged Russian airstrike on Al Musaifra in Dara'a. She was injured in June 24th and died on June 29th, 2018.

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 woman)
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]