One civilian was reported killed and others including his brother injured in Kafar Zeita in Hama on September 9th, 2018 after Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes targeted the town with several barrel bombs, according to local sources.
@SyriaCivilDefe identified the victim as Aref al-Hamada and tweeted “The body of the young man Aref al-Hamada was recovered, and his injured brother was rescued as a result of intense shelling by Russian aviation and helicopter flights, as well as artillery and missile shelling of the town of Kafar Zeita, from morning until now.”
Kafar Zita TV said that Aref’s brother, Uday al-Hamada was injured as a result of the raid and that his leg had to be amputated.
Step Agency reported “One person was killed as a result of wounds he sustained after a helicopter bombarded with explosive barrels the town of Kafar Zaita in the northern countryside of Hama.”
The Syrian Network for Human Rights also said “Aref Mohammad al Hamada was killed as Syrian regime helicopters dropped a barrel bomb on a main street in Kafr Zita city in Hama governorate northern suburbs, on September 9th, 2018.”
@SyriaCivilDefe said that Russia and the Syrian regime are both responsible for this incident.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (2)