Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3753

Incident date

June 2, 2019

Location

الأربعين, Al Arba’een, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed and others injured in airstrikes on Al Arba’een, Hama, on June 2nd.

The victim was identified as Youssef Khaled Al-Ali Al-Mubarak. 

While Smart News claimed that “two civilians were wounded in by a missile attack”, Shaam news and @so_ria98 reported one fatality in the airstrike.

Shaam News made reference to the “Russian Air Force and the Assad Air Force” in discussion of the airstrikes, while two other sources did not positively attribute blame.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
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    Youssef Khaled Al-Ali Al-Mubarak was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime attacks on Al-A'rb'een village in Hama on June 2nd, 2019. (via Khaled Abo Razouk Al Zaher )
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    Youssef Khaled Al-Ali Al-Mubarak was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime attacks on Al-A'rb'een village in Hama on June 2nd, 2019. (via Ali Al Thalji).
  • Youssef Khaled Al-Ali Al-Mubarak was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime attacks on Al-A'rb'een village in Hama on June 2nd, 2019. (via Ali Al Thalji).

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces, Russian Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (6) [ collapse]