Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2908

Incident date

January 17, 2018

Location

الحامدية, Al-Hamdiya, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.614779, 36.657085 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One civilian was killed, and an elderly man and child were reportedly injured, by alleged Russian warplanes in Al-Hamdiya, according to local media. All local media reported that Russian warplanes were to blame.

Orient News reported that there was material damage to civilian homes.

Footage shows members of the Syrian Civil Defence rescuing the wounded victims and transporting them to hospital in an ambulance.

Local media added that rockets were launched onto the vicinity.

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
    1
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

  • Members of the Syrian Civil Defence collect wounded civilians in the aftermath of the raid, 17th Jan 2018. (via @SyriaCivilDefe)
  • The exact moment an airstrike hit the vicinity of Al-Hamdiya, 17th Jan 2018. (via @Hasan_Mustafa_)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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]