Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS015

Incident date

October 3, 2015

Location

عقيربات, Akeerbat, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.041132, 37.463935 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A reported airstrike on the sheep market at Akeerbat village killed six civilians, including a child. While some blamed Russia, others such as the Syrian Network initially held the Syrian regime responsible.

Five victims were later named.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Zakaria Mamdouh Innad Al Jarro Child male killed
  • Hassan Al Ahmad Adult male From the village of Tahmaz killed
  • Ayoub Hassan Al Ahmad Adult male From the village of Tahmaz killed
  • Izzedine Al Ali Al Sheikh Adult male From the village of Soha killed
  • Fawaz Al Ghazi Adult male From the village of Dakila killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    6
  • (1 child4 men)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Unknown, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the sheep market in the village of Akeerbat (عقيربات). Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further. The generic coordinates for Akeerbat are: 35.041132, 37.463935.

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    6
  • (1 child4 men)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Unknown, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (9) [ collapse]