Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3487

Incident date

June 28, 2018

Location

داعل, Da'el town, Dara'a, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local sources reported that up to five civilians were killed and 15 others injured in alleged Russian raids with four rockets on Da’el in Dara’a on June 28th, 2018.

SMART reported that “Four civilians, including two women, were killed and others wounded as a result of raids by Russian planes on residential neighborhoods in the city of Da’el , according to the media officer of the Police Centre in the city. ”

However names of victims shared by Abu Ghadab in a Facebook post show that one woman was killed. The names Ahmed Salem Al-Masry aged 27, Maryam Qasim Al-Shehadat aged 50, Hudhaifa Faisal Awir aged 22 and Qasem Ali Qanbar aged 25.

@maher_jamous tweeted “Russian occupation warplanes targeting the town of Da’el in the countryside of Daraa, with two strikes a short time ago, and preliminary reports that martyrs and many wounded were among the civilians.”

Russian forces were accused to be responsible for this incident.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4 – 5
  • (1–2 women3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–15
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
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    Ahmed Salem Al Masri was killed in alleged Russian airstrikes on Da'ael in Dara'a on June 28th, 2018 (via Mohammad.almasri)

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
    4 – 5
  • (1–2 women3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–15
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]