Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS697

Incident date

February 29, 2016

Location

الحميدية, Hamidiya (Deir ez-Zor), Deir ez-Zor, Syria

Geolocation

35.3301466, 40.1456308 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Three or four civilians were killed in alleged Russian airstrikes on Hamidiya, according to local sources.

Deir Ezzor is Being Slaughtered Silently said two homes were destroyed killing 2 adult males.The victims were also named by the Violations Documentation Centre. According to Alarabay, tens of other civilians were also injured.

All4Syria reported that Russia had carried out three raids on Hamidiya. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights , along with some other sources, reported strikes on Hamidiya, but did not say who the “warplanes” that carried then out belonged to.

Damascus Centre for Human Rights listed an unidentified civilian from Aleppo as killed in the neighbourhood, while Syrian Human Rights Committee later named an additional victim who died from “wounds sustained in a Russian strike the previous month”.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Omar Ismail Al Kbeissi Age unknown named by Deir Ezzor is Being Slaughtered Silently killed
  • Mohammad Madad Age unknown named by Deir Ezzor is Being Slaughtered Silently killed
  • Jalal Hassoun Alawi Age unknown male died from his wounds killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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

Sources (19) [ collapse]

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.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    10
  • 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

Sources (19) [ collapse]