Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3404

Incident date

April 12, 2018

Location

تل هواش الحميرات, Tal Hwash and Al Hmairat, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.457244, 36.458559 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A man was killed and at least four injured as Russian forces reportedly attacked the villages of Tal Hwash and Al Hmairat in central Syria.

Basel Mohammad Suleiman al Ali, age 22, was named as the victim by the Syrian Network for Human Rights.

The wounded totalled six, according to Fidaa news, including three women, one in critical condition, two children and a man.

The raids coincided with an “armed attack” on a nearby Free Syrian Army checkpoint, said a local source.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–6
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–6
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]