Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS383

Incident date

January 13, 2016

Location

نوى, Nawa, Dara'a, Syria

Geolocation

32.89044, 36.0399 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were killed when helicopters dropped barrel bombs on Nawa, according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. While the Network blamed the regime, the Observatory did not say who was responsible.

According to the Revolutionary Forces of Syria, the town experienced a joint ground and air assault: “Russian aircraft and regime forces targeted Nawa city with aerial bombardment and barrel-bombs, simultaneous with shelling by regime forces on the outskirts of the city by heavy artillery missiles and rocket launchers.”

 

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohamed Samir Rezzig Al Khebay Age unknown male named by Martyr Hossam Ayash Centre killed
  • Mohammad Shaukat al Tawbah Age unknown male named by Martyr Hossam Ayash Centre killed
  • Ghassan Mohammad Abo Al Sell 11 years old male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Ghassan Mohammad Abo al-Sell, killed by an alleged Russian and Syrian Regime raid. (via VDC)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Russia has not reported any strikes between 11-15 January.

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]