Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3409

Incident date

April 18, 2018

Location

قرية الخالدية, Al Khaldiya village, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

36.2289518, 37.1178294 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Russian warplanes attacked the village of Khalidiya in the Hama countryside, according to local sources, injuring a number of civilians.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported violent explosions caused by strikes in the area.

According to Step, “Seven people were injured as a result of the air and ground bombardment of the villages of Al-Musthira and Khalidiya, northwest of Hama”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–7
  • 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 (4) [ 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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–7
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]