Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3273

Incident date

March 15, 2018

Location

كفرزيتا, Kafar Zeita, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.3747033, 36.5923691 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One adult male died in an alleged Russian or regime air or artillery strike on Kafar Zeita, according to local media.

Muraselon reported:  “Field sources confirmed to reporters that Syrian and Russian fighter jets targeted the locations of armed terrorist organizations inside the towns of Tal Malh and Al-Jbain to reach their supply lines in Kafar Zeita in the northern countryside of Hama.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

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    Victims in the aftermath of airstrikes on Kafar Zeita, 15th March 2018. (via Smart News Agency)
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    Victims in the aftermath of airstrikes on Kafar Zeita, 15th March 2018. (via Smart News Agency)
  • An alleged Russian airstrike on Kafar Zeita, March 15th.
  • An alleged Russian airstrike on Kafar Zeita, March 15th.

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 status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]