Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3464

Incident date

June 26, 2018

Location

الصورة, al Soura, Dara'a, Syria

Airwars assessment

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

SMART News Agency said that “A civilian was also killed in the town of alSoura in air strikes likely to be Russian warplanes.”

Local sources reported Russian airstrikes on different areas in Dara’a on June 26th 2018 since the morning.

@AboAltaj1 tweeted “More than 200 Russian raids on the towns of Al-Soura, Al-Harak and Nahat east of Daraa since morning hours.”

@SCD_Daraa tweeted that “Russian warplanes bombard several air strikes in the neighborhoods of Daraa Al-Balad and Al-Soura in the eastern Daraa countryside.”

Hawakir Howran posted on Facebook that Al Soura was targeted by four raids and that a number of civilians were injured.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • "Intensive Russian raids on Al Soura, Al-Misfayrah, Basr Al-Harir and Al-Harak, east of Daraa."
  • "Russian military aviation renews its bombing with several air strikes on residential neighborhoods in each of # Daraa Al-Balad and the town of Al-Sura in the eastern Daraa countryside. Civil Defense teams are working to respond quickly in the locations of the raids."
  • "Russian warplanes bombard several air strikes in the neighborhoods of Daraa Al-Balad and Al-Soura in the eastern Daraa countryside."
  • "More than 200 Russian raids on the towns of Al-Soura, Al-Harak and Nahat east of Daraa since morning hours."

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
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (7) [ collapse]