Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3768

Incident date

August 1, 2019

Location

مورك, Morek , Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed, and one injured in airstrikes on Mourek, Hama, on August 1st.

@IdlibPlus tweeted that “a civilian was killed as a result of the targeting of Russian warplanes by the city of Morek in the northern suburbs of Hama by air raids.”

Syria Civil Defense stated that “a man was injured by the targeting of the city of Morek in the countryside of Hama, by explosive barrels at noon today.”

Two sources attributed the attack to Russian forces, while two others did not positively attribute blame.

The incident occured around midday.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Image Caption: "A man was injured by the targeting of the city of Morek in the countryside of Hama, by the explosive barrel at noon today, our teams were there with the civilians." (via Syria Civil Defense)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]