Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS723

Incident date

March 11, 2016

Location

أبو دالية, Abu Dalia, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.032385, 37.391057 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Three civilians including two women died in alleged Russian airstrikes on the village of Abu Dalia, according to local sources.

Baladi News reported: “One male and two females were killed in warplane raid targeted center of Abu-Dalyeh town in Eastern countryside of Hama.” The Shaam News Network said: “In the eastern countryside Russian enemy planes carried out raids on the villages of Hamada, Omar Wajb, al Rayan and Abu Daliya near Akerbat which led to the death of three people in Abu Daliya.”

According to SPC, “Russian warplanes have launched air strikes on the houses in the village of Abu Dalia Friday, resulting in killing a family of three people in addition to the destruction of a number of houses and public facilities in the town of Hama, according to Hama Media Center.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (2 women)
  • 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 (3) [ 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 for March 1st to March 30th.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (2 women)
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]