Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS138

Incident date

November 10, 2015

Location

كفر زيتة, Kafr Zita, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.37425, 36.6033 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

The Violations Documentation Center reported one male child has a following an alleged strike by Russian warplanes. Local reporters and activists also reported that Russia had attacked the town.

 

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Aleppo News | The effects of the destruction caused by the bombing of the air traffic to the neighbourhood of the door of the door 10-11-2015
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    Bassam Mohammad Al Faraj as the victim of the strike. - Published by VDC

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Strikes at Kafr Zita were confirmed by Russia in its published November 9th-11th report: “Near Kafr Zita (Hama province), a direct hit with an air bomb dropped from a Su-24M bomber destroyed a mortar battery of the Jabhat al-Nusra illegal armed group.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (5) [ collapse]