Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2699

Incident date

November 7, 2017

Location

ابو خنادق, Abu Khanadeq, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.2689, 37.2006 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Abu Khanadeq IDP Camp was bombed causing an unspecified number of inured civilians. Sources lamed both Russia and the Syrian regime for the raids.

Members of the Civil Defence inspected the site in the aftermath of the raids. Some material damage occurred however there were no reports of civilian deaths.

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Abu Khanadeq, 7th Nov 2017. (via SCD Hama)
  • The aftermath of airstrikes in Abu Khanadeq, 7th Nov 2017. (via SCD Hama)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]