Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2788

Incident date

December 8, 2017

Location

ثروت, Tharwat, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.404122, 37.309128 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were “lightly wounded” in airstrikes on Tharwat village in eastern Hama governorate, according to local media. There were no reports of any civilian deaths.

Both sources blamed Russian missiles for the attack which reportedly occurred 58 km east of Hama city.

According to Smart News, the wounded civilians were transported to a medical facility where they received treatment.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • 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 (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

The Russian Ministry of Defence announced being active in unspecified parts of Syria until December 11th, 2017.


Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]