Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3471

Incident date

June 27, 2018

Location

الحراك, Al Harak, Dara'a, Syria

Geolocation

32.7511, 36.3053 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Three young men were killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the city of Al Harak, Dara’a governorate, on June 27th, 2018, according to local sources. An unknown number of civilians was wounded.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “at least three civilians were killed as Syrian/Russian warplanes fired missiles on al Harak city in Dara’a governorate northeastern suburbs, on June 27, 2018.”

Nazem Al Kasabra identified the victims as Nashat Hafez Al Khairat, Bayan Samer Al Kasabra and Awwad Ayman Awwad Al Kasabra, adding that “a number of wounded were lightly injured.” The Syrian Human Rights Committees reported the same names.

@abode125 tweeted that helicopters targeted the city with barrel bombs.

Masrawy news reported that “Syrian and Russian warplanes launched more than 100 raids on the towns of Busra Al Sham, Al Harak and Al Musifra in the eastern countryside of Dara’a.” Step News Agency and the Syrian Committee for Human Rights also blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime for the airstrike. Shaam News Agency pointed to Russia as the belligerent.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (16) [ collapse]

Media
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    Bayan Samer Al Kasabrah was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the city of Al Harak on June 27th, 2018 (via Ayham Kasabra).
  • Bayan Samer Al Kasabrah was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the city of Al Harak on June 27th, 2018 (via Nazem Alkasabra).
  • Photo of Awwad Ayman Awwad Al Kasabra, who was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the city of Al Harak on June 27th, 2018 (via Nazem Alkasabra).
  • Nashat Hafez Al Khairat was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the city of Al Harak on June 27th, 2018 (via Shohada madinat alhirak).

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
    3
  • (3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (16) [ collapse]