Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS2963

Incident date

February 1, 2018

Location

كفرنبودة, Kafr Nbooda, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.429388, 36.49078 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Between five and 11 civilians, including children and one woman, were killed and at least three were seriously injured following alleged Russian airstrikes striking in Kafr Nbooda, Hama, local media reported.

HalabTodayTV, who placed the death toll at eight, said that all eight fatalities were all from the same family, including three children, one woman and four men. This was echoed by a Civil Defense Information Officer in Hama, reported by Smart News Agency.

Meanwhile, the Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR), who reported six fatalities, said that only one child and one woman were among the victims.

The death of one male victim, identified as Mohammed Abdul Latif Asmar, was reported the following day, February 2nd, when he died from the wounds he inflicted on February 1st. In total, four male victims were identified by name, hereof two from the same family.

When describing the attack, SN4HR said that Russian warplanes had fired two missile, while Shaam News Network described the weapons used as “high explosive missiles”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 11
  • (1–3 children1 woman4 men)
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
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  • Abdullah Qaddour al-Qadour was reportedly among the victims following the alleged Russian airstrikes in Kafr Nbooda, Hama, February 1st, 2018 (via Al Latamna Youth Group)
  • Yassin Shalish and Abdullah Shalish were reportedly among the victims following the alleged Russian airstrikes in Kafr Nbooda, Hama, February 1st, 2018 (via Al Latamna Youth Group)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian airstrikes in Kafr Nbooda, Hama, February 1st, 2018 (via Al Latamna Youth Group)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Russian airstrikes in Kafr Nbooda, Hama, February 1st, 2018 (via Al Latamna Youth Group)
  • Footage depicting the great damage the alleged Russian airstrikes inflicted upon Kafr Nbooda, Hama, February 1st, 2018 (via Jsirtv)
  • Civilians trying to rescue victims from under the rubble in the immediate aftermath of the alleged Russian shelling of Kafr Nbooda, Hama, February 1st, 2018 (via Step News Agency)
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    Victims of the alleged Russian shelling of Kafr Nbooda, Hama, February 1st, 2018, are receiving treatment at a nearby hospital (via Smart News Agency)
  • Immediate aftermath of the alleged Russian airstrikes in Kafr Nbooda, Hama, February 1st, 2018 (via @HalabTodayTv)
  • The Civil Defence working to rescue civilians from under the rubble following the alleged Russian airstrikes in Kafr Nbooda, Hama, February 1st, 2018 (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • The Civil Defence working to rescue civilians from under the rubble following the alleged Russian airstrikes in Kafr Nbooda, Hama, February 1st, 2018 (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • Mohammed Abdul Latif Asmar was reportedly among the victims following the alleged Russian airstrikes in Kafr Nbooda, Hama, February 1st, 2018, as he died the following day, February 2nd, from the wounds he inflicted (via Al Latamna Youth Group)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

Russian Armed Forces

Russia has not reported any strikes between February 1st - 28th 2018.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 11
  • (1–3 children1 woman4 men)
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]