Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3756

Incident date

July 29, 2019

Location

لطمين, Latmeen, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were killed while working on farmland when helicopters dropped explosive barrels on the village of Latmeen, according to local sources.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that the victims, from the same family, were killed when a barrel bomb fell near to were they were riding their motorbike in the village.

No other details are known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammed Naser Al Hasan Mohammed Age unknown killed
  • Abdulhamid Ahmed al-Muhammad Age unknown killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]