Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3474

Incident date

June 27, 2018

Location

صيدا, Saida, Dara'a, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed and others injured in alleged Russian forces airstrikes on Saida town in Dara’a on June 27th, 2018, according to local sources.

@abode125 tweeted that “the young man Basil Muhammad Qaddah, from the town of aheel in the eastern countryside of Daraa, was martyred while he was in Saida town due to the targeting of warplanes.”

Other sources said the bombing had rendered hospitals and medical centers in the town out of service.

@HalabTodayTV tweeted “Civil defense centers in the towns of Saida and Al-Musifra east of Daraa are out of service due to being targeted by several Russian airstrikes.”

Fresh-Syria also said that ” Saida Hospital was subject to several airstrikes overnight, which resulted in making the hospital out of service completely without any news of injuries.”

Russia was blamed by most sources for the incident and was accused to be responsible by @alidiab111, @HalabTodayTV, @Ahrar_Saida_Net , @RFS_mediaoffice, @AishaSapri, Fresh-Syria, Shaam Network and Local Coordination Committees of Syria.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • ive.fo/soDiG The youth Basil Muhammad Qaddah Age unknown male Originally from Kaheel town killed

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 (11) [ 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
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]