Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3689

Incident date

July 16, 2019

Location

خان شيخون, khan Sheikhoun, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

An unknown number of civilians was wounded in an airstrike with cluster munition on the outskirts of Khan Sheikhoun, according to local sources.

Shaam News reported that Russian warplanes stepped up raids on a number of towns and villages in Idlib in Hama, targeting several civilian areas. Local source Khan Sheikhoun Lens however, blamed the Syrian regime forces for the attack and claimed that the airstrike struck “the eastern farm” of Khan Sheikhoun and caused “civilian casualties”.

According to Syrian Network for Human Rights, Mohammad Nader al Sahh, from Latmin village in Hama governorate northern suburbs, age 24, died of wounds sustained in the airstrike.

No other details are known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammad Nader al Sahh 24 years old male

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Mohammad Nader al Sahh, from Latmin village, age 24, died due to wounds sustained in an airstrike on Khan Sheihkoun (via Syrian Network for Human Rights).

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.

Sources (6) [ collapse]