Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3610

Incident date

March 27, 2019

Location

اللطامنة, Al Lataminah, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

One adult male civilian was wounded in alleged regime or Russian artillery shelling of Al Lataminah, according to local media.

The Smart News Agency, citing activists as its source, reported: “A civilian was wounded as a result of artillery shelling on the town of Latamna, north of Hama, the source of the Russian forces camp in the neighboring city of Halfaya”.

However Halab Today reported that the regime was also shelling with artillery.

Marsad  tweeted an image of “Yasser al-Hourani”, reporting that he was wounded by the regime.

AlAlam reported that “Syrian army units responded to the violation of the agreement by the terrorist groups to reduce the escalation and destroyed the dens and fortified points in the vicinity of the town of Latamna in the northern suburb of Hama.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
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  • Yasser al-Hourani, reportedly wounded in regime shelling of Al Lataminah, March 27th 2019.
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    Yasser al-Hourani, reportedly wounded in regime shelling of Al Lataminah, March 27th 2019.

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
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (4) [ collapse]