Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3576

Incident date

January 17, 2019

Location

اللطامنة, Al Lataminah, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.3219885, 36.6234398 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

A 53-year-old man died and up to four of his family members were wounded and rescued from the rubble of their home in Al Lataminah, following an alleged Russian airstrike or artillery shelling by the Assad regime, according to sources on the ground.

Syria.tv noted that the adult male victim, Khaled Karmo Al-Hilal (named by multiple sources) was initially wounded and then died hours later.

One local source reported that there were children among the wounded, although the exact number of children remains unknown.

LCCSY said that artillery shelling killed one civilian and wounded “others”.

According to the Shaam News Network, regime artillery resulted in one civilian death and the injury of an unspecified number of other non-combatants. Baladi also pointed the regime, reporting that it had carried out shelling with “rockets and mortars” from its camp at Qubaybat.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (16) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of an alleged Russian airstrike on Al Lataminah (via @SyriaCivilDefense).
  • Khaled Karmo Al-Hilal, age 53, was killed in an alleged Russian airstrike on Al Lataminah (via @OKKO5Lc4iNiZH6S).
  • Khaled Karmo al Hilal, age 53, was killed in an alleged Russian or regime strike on Al Lataminah (via SN4HR).

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 and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (16) [ collapse]