Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS645

Incident date

February 19, 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

Five to seven civilians died in a strike on Nawa, according to local sources – though only one source blamed Russia while the other suggested that artillery may have been responsible for the death of one of the victims.

Dara Martyrs named six victims. The VDC also named one victim.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammed Barakat Al-Hariri Age unknown male Died in warplane strikes killed
  • Yasin Maher Abazeed Child male died in a hospital in Jordan from injuries in artillery bombardment on Dara’a, Named by Dara Martyrs killed
  • Mohammed Kudur Sultan Al-Wadi Age unknown male Named by Dara Martyrs killed
  • Nimr Al Farruh Age unknown male Named by Dara Martyrs killed
  • Wael Mustafa Al-Multaji Age unknown male Named by Dara Martyrs killed
  • Nasir Barakat Al-Hariri Age unknown male Also named as killed in Alma, Named by Dara Martyrs killed
  • Rasheed Abdulla al Noaemi Adult male Named by VDC killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 7
  • (1 child1–6 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–6
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

Media
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    An image of the one the victims from the alleged Russian and Syrian Regime raid. (via Dara Martyrs)
  • An image of the one the victims from the alleged Russian and Syrian Regime raid. (via Dara Martyrs)
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    An image of the one the victims from the alleged Russian and Syrian Regime raid. (via Dara Martyrs)
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    An image of the one the victims from the alleged Russian and Syrian Regime raid. (via Dara Martyrs)
  • Mohammed Barakat Al-Hariri, killed in a strike Alma, Dara’a, Feb 19th (via Dara Martyrs)

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 17th – February 29th.

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
    5 – 7
  • (1 child1–6 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–6
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]