Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3370

Incident date

January 26, 2019

Location

كفرزيتا, Kafr Zeita, Hama , Syria

Airwars assessment

Artillery shelling reportedly struck a residential neighborhood in Kafr Zeita on the  evening of January 26th and wounded a 40-year-old man who was transferred to a nearby medical point. According to some sources, another unidentified civilian was wounded.

All sources blamed the Russian forces, except one local source who blamed the Syrian regime.

The incident occured around midnight.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrike on Kafar Zeita (via Syrian Civil Defense).
  • Area in Kafar Zeita alleged targeted by a Russian airstrike (via Syrian Civil Defense).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrike on Kafar Zeita (via Syrian Civil Defense).

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
    1–2
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]