Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3463

Incident date

June 26, 2018

Location

المسيفرة, Al Musayfrah, Dara'a, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed in Russian forces or Syrian regime forces airstrikes on Al Musayfrah in Dara’a on June 26th, 2018.

@alsari23 tweeted reporting “the death of the young man Diya’a Muhammad Salih Al-Shazly (M), after Russian warplanes targeted the town of Al Musayfrah.”

BBC News reported from a charitable organization and a group of observers that the hospitals of Sidon, Giza, and Al Musayfrah, east of Daraa, were bombed on Tuesday evening.

@abdalahzuobi said that they survived four raids by the Syrian regime on Al Musayfrah.

The incident occured in the evening.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
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  • Airstrikes targeting the town of Al Musayfrah, east of the city of Daraa. (Via Ebaa News).
  • Airstrikes targeting the town of Al Musayfrah, east of the city of Daraa. (Via Ebaa News).
  • Airstrikes on Al Musayfrah in Dara'a (via @abdalahzuobi)
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    Diya'a Al Shazly was killed in airstrikes on Al Musayfrah in Dara'a on June 26th, 2018. (via Khaled Al Nabulsi).
  • An airstrike targeting the town of Al Musayfrah in the eastern suburb of Daraa. (via Hamza al Shaheed).
  • "The death of the young man Diya'a Muhammad Salih Al-Shazly (M) after Russian warplanes targeted the town of Al Musayfrah ."
  • "Airstrikes by Russian warplanes on the town of Al-Musayfrah east of Daraa."
  • "Renewed airstrikes on the town of Al-Musayfrah. Civilians killed and others injured in barrel bombs on the western town of Ghariya."
  • "By the grace of God Almighty, we have escaped four raids from the criminal Assad on my beloved town, Al Musayfrah."
  • "Russian warplanes bombard several air strikes in the town of Al-Musayfrah in the eastern Daraa countryside."

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
  • (1 man)
  • 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

Sources (11) [ collapse]