Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3462

Incident date

June 26, 2018

Location

عدوان, Adwan, Dara'a, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed and others injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on Adwan in Dara’a on June 26th, 2018 according to local sources.

@Horan_now1 tweeted “One man was killed and several wounded, by a Russian air strike, on the residential neighborhoods of Adwan, west of Daraa.”

Adwan village posted on Facebook reporting “A raid by Russian warplanes on the village [Adwan] and the martyrdom of the young man Ahmed Hakim al-Qarfan. There are also a number of injuries.”

Abo Maria Taseel posted on Facebook that “Russian warplanes launched a raid on the village of Adwan, which led to the killing of the young man Ahmed Abdel Hakim Al-Qarfan and the injury of both his father and mother, and the brothers of Khaled Al-Qarfan.”

Abo Maria Taseel, Adwan village, @Horan_now1, @Step_Agency and Shaam Network accused Russia of responsibility for this incident.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (5)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]

Media
from 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 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]