Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3691

Incident date

May 10, 2019

Location

معرة الصين, Ma’aret Al Seen, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two brothers and their mother died in an airstrike on Ma’aret Al Seen, according to local media.

Local Coordination Committees of Syria attributed the three deaths to Russia. However, a report by the Syrian Network for Human Rights blamed regime warplanes.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported “The children brothers Mohammad and Nasr al Din al Othman were killed along with their mother Khadija al Atrash as Syrian regime fixed- wing warplanes fired missiles on Ma’aret al Seen village in Idlib governorate southern suburbs, on May 10th.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (2 children1 woman)
  • 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 (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
    3
  • (2 children1 woman)
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]