Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3289

Incident date

March 17, 2018

Location

كفر نبودة, Kafar Nabouda, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

33.528464, 36.389472 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Four civilians were reportedly injured after an alleged Russian forces airstrike or Syrian regime artillery strike on Kafar Nabouda town in Hama, on March 17th, 2018, according to local media sources.

Enab Baladi mentioned that the strikes had more likely been initiated by the Russian forces, while other sources blamed the Syria regime forces. It said there had been “four raids”.

Media activist Ghaith al-Salem told the 7al website that “the civil defense teams rescued the wounded and took them to a hospital in Idlib province for treatment. They also cleared the rubble left by the shelling from the roads.”

Media sources described the injuries as “light”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (7) [ 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 status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]