Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS527

Incident date

February 2, 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

Seven civilians including two children and one woman were killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Nawa, according to the Violations Documentation Center.

However, the Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that regime warplanes fired on Nawa, killing at least five people including one woman.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ghannam Mohammad al-Talhah Adult male Named by VDC killed
  • Fareed Farhan al-Komi Adult male Named by VDC killed
  • Nabeil Khaled Hamedi al-Khalil Adult male Named by VDC killed
  • Abdulmenem Ahmad Mawla Msallam Adult male Named by VDC killed
  • Reem Mohammad Kheir al-Juhmani Child female Named by VDC killed
  • Wala Akram Khattab Adult female Named by VDC killed
  • Asmaa Mohammad al-Eleiwi Child female Named by VDC killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7
  • (2 children1 woman4 men)
  • 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

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 published no known record of strikes in Syria from February 1st – February 3rd.

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
    7
  • (2 children1 woman4 men)
  • 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