Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2915

Incident date

January 19, 2018

Location

معرحاطط, Mar Hatet, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.700000, 36.700000 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Province/governorate level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Province/governorate

Airwars assessment

An adult male was killed and an unspecified number of civilians were wounded in airstrikes on Mar Hatet, according to local media. Sources were conflicted as to who was to blame. All sources blamed Russian warplanes, however Violations Documentation Centre blamed the Syrian regime and its associates.

The three raids which struck the residential area were Russian rockets, according to @G0Hje8K7OEwGpr8.

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Muhammad Abd al-Hamid Sharaf al-Din (Abu Arab) Adult male The owner of Abu Arab sieve in Maar Hitat killed

Summary

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

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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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]