Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2794

Incident date

December 12, 2017

Location

الحمرا, Civilian convoy between the villages of Bouyoud and al Andreen in al Hamra district, eastern Hama, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.312508, 37.085039 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Between two and five civilians were wounded in an airstrike which struck a bus or car carrying civilians in Al-Hamra, local media said. Sources all attributed blame to Russia.

The wounded were transferred to medical points.

According to ‘Al Latamna youth group’ on Facebook, ” two civilians were wounded in an air strike by Russian occupation aircraft on a civilian bus between the villages of # Al Boyoud and Al-Andrian in Al Hamra area in the eastern suburb of Hama.”

It is unclear whether or not a car was targeted or a bus, however it is evident that civilian housing was partially destroyed in the raid.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (4) [ 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
    2–5
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]