Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS874

Incident date

June 7, 2016

Location

الموحسن, Muhassan, Deir ez-Zor, Syria

Geolocation

35.2257487, 40.3109038 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Five civilians including two or three women and one child died in an alleged Russian airstrike on Muhassan, according to local sources.

Deir Ezzor is Being Slaughtered Silently named two female victims and alleged “they were killed in Russian Raids”.

Gulfeyes named two additional victims (though did not identify the warplanes responsible).

Additionally, LCCSY reported on June 11th that a child, “Fatima Mouhamad Shihada, 15 years” died from injuries sustained in an alleged Russian strike on Muhassan a few days previously.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (4)

  • Mrs Fadda al Abdallah al Haj Adult female killed
  • Mrs. Fteim Al Ghadeer Adult female killed
  • Mohammad Ghadir male killed
  • Jazeya Mustafa Al-Jijan  killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5
  • (1 child2–3 women1 man)
  • 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 (10) [ 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 not reported any strikes between June 1st – 31st 2016.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5
  • (1 child2–3 women1 man)
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]