Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3621

Incident date

April 21–23, 2019

Location

بادية ريف ديرالزور الغربي, Badiyah of Deir Ezzor, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that a child died of her injuries on April 25th after alleged Russian airstrikes on Al Badiyah (the desert) in the western Deir Ezzor countryside several days earlier.

@DeirEzzor24 tweeted: “The child Sumaya Saleh Al Bayram died of injuries she received several days ago in aerial bombardment by #Russia on the Badiyah of the western #DeirEzzor countryside.” Other sources, such as SyriaPC, also reported that the airstrike had taken place several days earlier, but none of the sources specified the date.

Jamal Mohammad wrote on Facebook that the girl died of a head injury.

All sources pointed to Russia as the responsible belligerent.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Translation: "The child "Sumaya Saleh Al Bayram" died of injuries she received several days ago in aerial bombardment by #Russia on the badiyah of the western #DeirEzzor countryside" (via @DeirEzzor24).
  • Sumaya Saleh Al Bayram was killed in alleged Russian airstrikes on Al Badiya (the desert) of Deir Ezzor between April 23rd and April 25th, 2019 (via @DeirEzzor24).

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
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]