Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3465

Incident date

June 26, 2018

Location

درعا البلد, Dara'a al Balad, Dara'a, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed in Dara’a Al Balad, Dara’a, Syria as a result of alleged Russian airstrikes on June 26th, 2018.

Shaam Network said that “Russian aircraft and regime helicopters carried out dozens of raids on the neighborhoods of Daraa al balad. One martyr fell in each of Daraa al balad, the towns of Msaifra, al Ghariya al Sharqiya, al Soura, al Adwan and Ibta’a.”

@SyriaCivilDefe reported “Russian military aviation renews its bombing with several air strikes on residential neighborhoods in each of Daraa Al-Balad and the town of Al-Soura in the eastern Daraa countryside. Civil Defense teams are working to respond quickly in the locations of the raids.”

Both Russian forces and the Syrian regime were blamed for this incident.

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

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
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  • Airstrikes targetting Dara'a Al Balad on June 26th, 2018. (via @Mohamadabzed)
  • "Warplanes launched several airstrikes and barrel bombs targeting the Daraa Al-Balad neighborhoods of Daraa Al balad, the town of Al-Herak, and the town of Al-Musifra, 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-Soura in the eastern Daraa countryside, Civil Defense teams are working to respond quickly to the locations of the raids."
  • "Regime forces and foreign militia bombard Daraa al-Balad neighborhoods of Daraa city with "local made" rockets."
  • "Warplanes launch violent air strikes on liberated Daraa Al-Balad neighborhoods in Daraa."
  • "Russian warplanes bombard several air strikes in the neighborhoods of Daraa Al-Balad and Al-Soura 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
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]