Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3459

Incident date

June 25, 2018

Location

منطقة اللجاة, al Lujat, Dara'a, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed in alleged Russian forces and Syrian regime forces airstrikes on Al Lujat in Dara’a on June 25th, 2018 according to local sources.

Shaam Network reported that “Russian and regime war planes and helicopters launched air raids on the liberated cities and towns, where the aircraft raided the cities and towns of al Hrak, and Nahata and Karak al Sharqi, Rakham, al Maliha al Gharbiya, al Gharbiya, Alma, al Soura, Malihat al A’tash, accompanied by artillery shelling and missile very violent, Which resulted in the deaths of 3 martyrs, including a civil defense member in the city of Al-Harak, and three martyrs, including a woman in the town of al Soura and one martyr in the region of Al-Lujat.”

France 24, and @AmjadAssaf1 both reported that all Civil Defense medical centers became out of service as a result of Russian bombings on the area.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • "All civil defense centers in the Al-Lajat area, east of Daraa, are out of service due to the intense shelling by Russian air forces in the area."

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (4) [ collapse]