Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2395

Incident date

August 19, 2017

Location

الهداج, Al Hadaj, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.09813, 37.68171 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Syr rev news tweeted that “a civilian was killed and four others were injured as a result of a military air strike targeting a car carrying displaced people in Al Hadaj village in the eastern suburb of Hama”.

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “at least 5 civilians, most of whom are from the same family, killed in Syrian-Russian alliance warplanes missiles fired on al Hadaj village in Hama governorate eastern suburbs on August 19, 2017” – however this report could be referring to event RS2394 in Hamada Omar in which a family of four or five were reported killed in a strike on their home.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 5
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Russia has not reported any specific strikes between August 1st - 31st 2017.

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
    1 – 5
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]