Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2693

Incident date

November 6, 2017

Location

رسم الحمام, Rasim Al-Hamam, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.41304, 37.15712 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A girl was killed and others were injured in airstrikes on Rasim Al-Hamam. Sources all blamed Russia.

RFS Media Office reported that “Russian warplanes and the air force launched a series of intensive air raids on the eastern villages of Hama, targeting the villages of “Al-Balil, Um Treika, Al-Harjan, Jab Al-Safa, Tal Al-Halawa, Qasr bin Wardan, Hawayes,Rasim Al hamam  East Hama, which led to the martyrdom of a girl in the village of Tal Halawa.”

Another source reported that reported that “a Russian air raid on the town of  Rasim al Hamam in the eastern countryside  of Hama and civilian deaths and injuries”.

Civil Defence Hama said that two civilians were injured and civilian homes were damaged.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Moments after the airstrike in Hama, 6th Nov 2017. (via Civil Defence Hama)

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
    1 – 2
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (7) [ collapse]