Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2881

Incident date

January 10, 2018

Location

اللطامنة, Al Lataminah, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.3219885, 36.6234398 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

A civilian was killed and the Civil Defence Centre in Al Lataminah was knocked out of service following alleged Russian and Syrian regime air and artillery strikes on the vicinity, according to local media.

Sources were conflicted as to who was to blame, with some attributing responsibility to Russia while others blamed the Syrian regime.

As many as 100 rockets were reportedly fired on the vicinity, in an “intense aerial bombardment” with shelling and artillery.

Sources reported on damage to civilian property and as many as three wounded civilians including a woman and two children, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

  • The exact moment an airstrike hit Al Lataminah, 10th Jan 2018. (via Step News Agency)
  • The exact moment an airstrike hit Al Lataminah, 10th Jan 2018. (via Step News Agency)
  • The exact moment an airstrike hit Al Lataminah, 10th Jan 2018. (via Mahmood Alhamwi)
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    Wounded civilians are rescued in the aftermath of alleged Russian and Syrian regime raids on Al Lataminah, 10th Jan 2018. (via Mahmoud al Hamoui)

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, Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • 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]