Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2347

Incident date

July 17, 2017

Location

عقيربات خالد هلال, Khaled Hilal village, Akeirbat district, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.00201, 37.46025 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that a man and a woman died and others were wounded in an alleged Russian airstrike on Khaled Hilal village.

According to AadaAlSham, “two civilians were killed and others injured on Monday evening [July 17th] in air strikes by Russian warplanes on a village controlled by Daesh in the eastern Hama countryside.

Field sources said that ‘a man and his wife were killed when Russian airstrikes targeted the village of Khaled Hilal’.”

The source noted that civilian homes were struck, resulting in injuries, with one person critically wounded.

Smart News Agency said “warplanes likely to be Russian launched a raid on the village of Khaled Hilal, killing a woman and her husband and seriously wounding another civilian.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (3) [ 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
    2
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]