Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3774

Incident date

August 6, 2019

Location

بلدات متعددة في حماه, Several towns in Hama, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

Shaam News reported that “Russian warplanes and helicopters launched dozens of airstrikes accompanied by fierce rocket and artillery shelling that targeted the cities and towns of Kafrzita, Morek, Latamnina, Zakat, Hawija, Hawash, Sarmaniya, Latmeen, Daqmaq, Hamidiya and Khirbet Al-Naqous, causing many civilian casualties.”

Airwars has set a possible injury range of 2 to 12 for this event – and is conducting ongoing research.

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
    2–12
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

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
    2–12
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]