Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

R4390

Incident date

September 15, 2021

Location

بلدة الحمامة, Al Hamama town, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.924672, 36.355597 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

At least three children were injured in alleged Russian airstrikes on the village of Hamamah on September 15, 2021.

A tweet from @alfuratyalatiqe that three children were wounded in Russian strikes near the village of Al Hamamah and that this was the preliminary result of the attack. @anasanas84 also reported that there were wounded civilians, including children, but did not identify how many.

@Almohrar1 identified the location as being near Istanbul Alan camp and put the number of raids at seven with four warplanes in the area. All of the sources attributed the strikes to Russia.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Military

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Strikes in the vicinity of Al-Hamamah town on September 15, 2021. (Image posted by @Almohrar1

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the town of Al Hamama (الحمامة‎), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.924672, 36.355597. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Russian Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Military
  • Russian Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Military

Sources (9) [ collapse]