Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3366

Incident date

March 31, 2018

Location

كفر زيتا, Kafar Zeita, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.374143, 36.601896 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Alleged Russian and regime air and artillery strikes bombarded Kafar Zeita, multiple local sources said.

@syria0891 reported “intense missile strikes”, while @SHHAMA2012 tweeted footage showing “four airstrikes, two rockets hitting the city from Camp Bridge and Halfaya, about 45 rockets – and bombing with cluster bombs”.

According to the Shaam News network, “Russian warplanes carried out heavy air raids accompanied by heavy shelling and shelling on the towns and villages” including Kafar Zeita. The strikes reportedly led to an unspecified number of injuries among civilians.

@IdlibPlus said that the regime used “phosphorous missiles” in the attack.

 

 

 

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
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian 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
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]