Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3710

Incident date

May 24, 2019

Location

حاس , Haas, Idlib , Syria

Airwars assessment

One to three civilians, including two children, were reported killed in several airstrikes on the town of Haas, Idlib, on May 24th.

While Shahd is the only named fatality in a number of sources, the Syrian Network for Human rights claimed that “Shahd Jamal al Farhat was killed along with one of her family members, Mohammad Ahmad al Farhat“, and also reported the death of the child Mahmoud Yaser al Razzouq.

Step News Agency stated that six others were also wounded in the airstrikes.

Numerous sources attributed blame to the Syrian Regime, while three sources cited Russia as the belligerent responsible for the attack.

Shaam News claimed that air raids “continued violently in the cities and towns of Idlib and Hama on Friday, leaving more martyrs and wounded, and prompting religious groups to cancel Friday prayers in mosques.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (2 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–6
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

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    Shahd Jamal al Farhat, killed in the May 24th airstrikes on Haas (via Hamah Now)
  • The May 24th airstrikes on Haas (via Euphrates Post)
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    Mahmoud Yasser Al-Razouq was killed by airstrikes on Hass on May 24th, 2019. (via Messaoud Fusi Kabachi).

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 type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (2 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–6
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]