Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3753

Incident date

July 28, 2019

Location

اللطامنة, Al Latamina, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

Up to three civilians, including a child, were injured in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the city of Al Latamina, Hama governorate, on July 28th, 2019, according to local sources.

Smart News Agency reported “three wounded in bombing of Russian warplanes on the vicinity of the city of Al Latamina north of Hama”.

Manahi Al Ahmed wrote on Facebook: “On Sunday morning, a civilian was lightly injured as the regime’s warplanes targeted the city of Al Latamina with several airstrikes.”

@ShahbaPress tweeted that “a child was injured and the palm of his hand was amputated as a result of the Russian warplanes raids on the city of Al-Latamina in the northern Hama countryside.”

@HalabTodayTV blamed the Syrian regime: “Three civilians were wounded by the bombing of the regime’s air force on the city of Al Latamina, north of Hama.”

Sources blamed both Russia and the Syrian regime for the strikes.

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (9) [ 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

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (9) [ collapse]