Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3695

Incident date

May 14, 2019

Location

شهرناز, Shahrnaz, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local sources reported that an alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrike killed a 75-year-old man in Shahrnaz in the countryside of Hama on May 14th, 2019.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported “Oqla Jassem Al-Hamoud, aged 75, was killed when helicopters of the Syrian regime forces, fired several barrel bombs on the village of Shahrnaz in the western Hama governorate, on May 14th, 2019.”

Some sources said the victim is also called “Abu Madian” and that he aged 73 by the time he was killed.

No other details are known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
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    Abo Madien, 73 years old, was killed by an alleged Russian airstrike on May 14th (via @Tamer_Turkmane).
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    Oqla Jasim Al-Hamoud, aged 75, was reported killed as a result of Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on Shahranaz in Hama on May 14th, 2019. (via @Tamer_Turkmane).
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    Oqla Jasim Al-Hamoud, aged 75, was reported killed as a result of Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on Shahranaz in Hama on May 14th, 2019. (Via @ahmadalhadi77)

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
    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 (8) [ collapse]