Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3556

Incident date

September 9, 2018

Location

حصرايا, Hassraya, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.336591, 36.553126 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Civilians were reportedly wounded by alleged Russian or Syrian regime air or artillery strikes on the town of Hassraya, Hama governorate, on September 9th, 2018, according to local sources.

Shaam News Network reported “a number of wounded in the city of Latamina and the villages of Hassraya, Al Sayyad and Al Zakat”, as the result of Russian air and artillery shelling. SNN did not specify how many civilians were injured in Hassraya.

@MasarPressNet tweeted that “Russian air forces shell the town of Hasraya in the northern countryside with missiles.” The Local Coordination Committees of Syria also blamed Russia for airstrikes on the village.

@tareklebanon reported “intense airstrikes by Russian warplanes, and airstrikes by Syrian regime aircraft and the throwing of explosive barrels on civilians of the village of Hasraya, north of Hama.”

Only Shaam News Network reported civilian casualties. Hence, the civilian harm status for this incident is weak, whereas the strike status graded as contested.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • 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 attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (8) [ collapse]