Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3476 

Incident date

June 27, 2018

Location

كحيل, Kahil, Dara'a, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian is reported killed in alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on Kahil in Dara’a on June 27th, 2018, according to local sources.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that they “documented that three were killed in bombardment by warplane on the towns of Jiza, Kahil, and al-Msifra, and the death toll is expected to rise because there are some people in critical situation.”

Shaam Network blamed Russia for the 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (7) [ collapse]

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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (7) [ collapse]