Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3488

Incident date

June 28, 2018

Location

الغارية الشرقية, Al Ghariya Al Sharqiya, Dara'a, Syria

Geolocation

32.67648, 36.258917 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

At least two men were killed in alleged Russian airstrikes on the town of Al Ghariya Al Sharqiya, Dara’a governorate, on June 28th, 2018, according to local sources. Step News reported that “many were dead and wounded, including children.”

Step News reported: “Many dead and wounded, including children, killed by the targeting of the town of Al Ghariya Al Sharqiya, east of Dara’a, with more than 25 Russian raids.” @3bdalra7man7ar tweeted that Russian airstrikes were targeting Al Ghariya Al Sharqiya. @GMT4GROUP wrote that the town was targeted with explosive barrels.

@Alsari23 reported “the death of the young man, Al Mu’tasim Billah Ibrahim Abu Houran, after Russian warplanes targeted the town.” The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that two civilians were killed, identifying Muhammad Adel Al Qadri as the second victim.

All sources blamed Russia for the airstrikes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 10
  • (2 children2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–10
  • 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 (8) [ 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
    2 – 10
  • (2 children2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–10
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]