Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3720

Incident date

May 26, 2019

Location

كفرزيتا , Kafr Zita, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed in airstrikes on Kafr Zita, Hama, on May 26th.

Syrian Network for Human Rights named the civilian killed as Khaled Mustafa Ulwan al Faraj.

Two sources attributed the strike to the Syrian regime, while Step News Agency did not positively attribute blame, and Halab Today TV named Russia as the belligerent responsible for the attack.

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

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • An image by SCD showing attacks and destruction in different areas targeted in Idlib that might include KafrZeita on May 26th, 2019.
  • An image by SCD showing attacks and destruction in different areas targeted in Idlib that might include KafrZeita on May 26th, 2019.
  • An image by SCD showing attacks and destruction in different areas targeted in Idlib that might include KafrZeita on May 26th, 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
    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

Sources (7) [ collapse]