Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2335

Incident date

July 13, 2017

Location

المكيمين , Al-Mkimin, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.129444, 37.415278 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two children were killed in an alleged Russian bombardment on the village of Al-Mkimin, local media reported.

Hisham Sarhan Hisham Al Zubin was also reported dead by his cousin. Four others were wounded.

Syria Newsdesk said the the bombing came after the regime forces failed to win back villages under the control of Daesh, “despite more than a thousand raid and thousands of rockets and artillery.”

“More than 30 houses have been totally destroyed in the past two days,” its source said.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • (2 children1 man)
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Hisham Sarhan Hisham Al Zubin, killed in a strike on Al Makimin village, Julyt 13th (via Mohannad Al Terkawi)

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
    2 – 3
  • (2 children1 man)
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]