Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

ISSY028

Incident date

August 25, 2022

Location

مصياف, Msyaf, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

On August 25th 2022, in the evening, Israeli forces were reported to target Msyaf, in the western countryside of Hama. Reports varied that it was where ammunition warehouses of Iranian backed militias were located, but other sources mentioned that the Israeli forces were “targeting the positions of the Assad regime forces.” Two civilians were reported injured in this attack.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that the attack also caused big fires and destroyed large amounts of weapons and ammuntions.  The attack was also reported to have targeted the “Scientific Research Center.”

A local source on Twitter reported that the General Director of Masyaf National Hospital, Dr. Maher Younes, reported that: “the number of injuries in Masyaf National Hospital reached 14, between mild and moderate severity, most of which were caused by shrapnel and inhalation of fumes.”

Click news outlet reported that 14 people were injured, including two civilians, indicating that others who were injured may have been militants but this is not clear.

The incident occured in the evening.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military
  • Suspected target
    Iranian military

Sources (24) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (9) [ collapse]

  • "A rocket fell in the vicinity of Jeb Ramleh" (Msyaf news)
  • A reported Israeli attack allegedly injured two civilians in Msyaf on August 25th 2022 (Image via Msyaf)
  • A reported Israeli attack allegedly injured two civilians in Msyaf on August 25th 2022 (Image via Msyaf)
  • A reported Israeli attack allegedly injured two civilians in Msyaf on August 25th 2022 (Image via Msyaf)
  • A reported Israeli attack allegedly injured two civilians in Msyaf on August 25th 2022 (Image via @Moha19993mmed / Twitter)
  • @jamlyyyyy reported that the wounded were taken to the General Authority of Masyaf Hospital on August 25th 2022 after an alleged Israeli attack (Image via Twitter)
  • A reported Israeli attack hit Msyaf, injuring allegedly two civilians (Images via Click)
  • A reported Israeli attack hit Msyaf, injuring allegedly two civilians (Images via Click)
  • A reported Israeli attack hit Msyaf, injuring allegedly two civilians (Images via Click)

Israeli Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Israeli Military
  • Israeli Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military
  • Suspected target
    Iranian military

Sources (24) [ collapse]