Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3554

Incident date

January 26, 2019

Location

كفرزيتا, Kafar Zeita, Hama , Syria

Airwars assessment

Artillery shelling reportedly targeted a residential neighborhood in Morak in the  evening of January 26th and wounded a 40 year old man who was transferred to a nearby medical point. According to some sources, another unknown civilian was wounded.

All sources blamed the Russian forces, except one local source who blamed the Syrian regime.

The incident occured around midnight.

  • Mou’az Hamwiya 40 years old injured

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrike on Kafar Zeita (via Syrian Civil Defense).
  • Area in Kafar Zeita alleged targeted by a Russian airstrike (via Syrian Civil Defense).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian airstrike on Kafar Zeita (via Syrian Civil Defense).

Geolocation notes (0) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces

Sources (10) [ collapse]