Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3687

Incident date

May 9, 2019

Location

حاس, Hass, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

A single source reported that Russian forces killed a civilian by the name of Abdullah Khaled al Farhat with a missile in Hass village in Idlib.

Several reports alleged that Russia had targeted Nabid Al-Hayat hospital.

However, other sources reported that the regime carried out strikes on Hass. According to Alebaa, “the Syrian army destroyed edthe headquarters of the Nusra front in the town of Hass in rural Idlib.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • An alleged regime strike on Hass, May 9th.
  • An alleged regime strike on Hass, May 9th.

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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]