Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3770

Incident date

August 1, 2019

Location

كفرزيتا, Kafar Zeita, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was injured in airstrikes on Kafar Zeita, Hama, on August 1st.

@IdlibPlus tweeted that “a civilian was injured as a result of the targeting of regime forces by the city of Kfar Zeita in the northern suburbs of Hama.”

Step news stated that “the cities and towns of the northern and western Hama villages have been hit by rocket and artillery fire from the camps of the regime forces and Russian camps in the region, less than 24 hours after the Syrian regime declared a conditional ceasefire in the region […] Our correspondent pointed out that the shelling of the northern villages of Hama resulted in the injury of a civilian, while the rural areas are almost completely devoid of civilians who have been displaced to safer and more peaceful areas.”

No other information is known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (2) [ 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 and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]