Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3369

Incident date

January 23, 2019

Location

مورك, Mourek, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two women were wounded by in Russian artillery shelling on Morek, 27km north of Hama, local media reported.

According to Smart News, the two women were taken to a nearby medical point.

While most sources blamed Russia, Baladi reported: “Regime forces used artillery and rocket launchers on the towns and villages of Kafrzita and Altamna and Morek and Janaibah and Mork and Hawiz, resulting in the injury of a number of civilians”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]