Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R3778

Incident date

August 8, 2019

Location

اللطامنة, Latamina, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed in airstrikes on Latamina, Hama, on August 8th.

Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “Mounqeth Shaker al Ahmad was killed as Syrian regime warplanes fired missiles on the agricultural lands in al Latamina town in the northwestern suburbs of Hama governorate, on August 8th 2019.”

Other sources also reported the death of Mounqeth Shaker al Ahmad, citing his age as 40.

Sources attributed the attack to both Russian forces and the Syrian regime.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (8) [ 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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]