Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS1906

Incident date

February 17, 2017

Location

القسطل, Al-Kastal, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

33.924276, 36.69632 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A woman and a child were reportedly wounded during an airstrike on Al-Kastal, Hama, according to one local media source.

Smart News reported that the aerial bombardment was “likely to be Russian”.

One local source told the news agency that “raids likely to be Russian, on the village of Al Qastal – which is under the control of the “Islamic state” – wounded a woman and a child who were taken to hospitals in Raqqa”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]