Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3496

Incident date

June 29, 2018

Location

الجيزة, Al Jiza, Dara'a, Syria

Geolocation

32.569417, 36.315468 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Up to two civilians, including a woman, were killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the town of Al Jiza in the eastern suburbs of Dara’a, on June 29th, 2018, according to local sources. An unknown number of civilians was injured.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “at least two civilians, including a woman, were killed as Syrian/Russian regime warplanes fired missiles and Syrian regime helicopters dropped barrel bombs on al Jeza town in Daraa governorate eastern suburbs, on June 29, 2018.”

The Violations Documentation Center of Syria identified one of the victims as the woman Ibtisam Zattam Al Zoubi, who was born in the town of Al Jiza.

@HalabTodayTV reported “a martyr and several wounded people, due to aerial bombardment of the regime, which targeted with explosive barrels the town of Jiza in the eastern countryside of Dara’a.”

@3bdalra7man7ar blamed Russia for the airstrikes.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 woman)
  • 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

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Footage of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes with barrels on the town of Al Jiza on June 29th, 2018 (via @3bdalra7man7ar).

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 – 2
  • (1 woman)
  • 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

Sources (12) [ collapse]