Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3502

Incident date

June 30, 2018

Location

نوى, Nawa, Dara'a, Syria

Airwars assessment

A woman was reported killed and others injured in alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on Nawa in Dara’a, Syria on June 30th, 2018.

Violations Documentation Center identified the woman as Amerah Muhammad Kheir al-Johmane. 

Local Coordination Committees of Syria reported “The death of a woman and the injury of others as a result of raids by the Russian warplanes on the city of # Nawa West of Daraa, and violent clashes between the Free Army and Assad forces on the outskirts of the city accompanied by heavy shelling.”

Also the Syrian Network for Human Rights said “Mrs. Amira Mohammad Kheir al Jahmani, was killed as Syrian/ Russian warplanes fired missiles on Nawa city in Daraa governorate northwestern suburbs, on June 30th, 2018.”

SMART News blamed Russia and said “One killed and others wounded by air bomb likely to be a Russian on the city of Nawa in Dara’a (activists).”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (8) [ 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
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (8) [ collapse]