Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3773

Incident date

June 7, 2019

Location

كفرزيتا, Kafar Zeita, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed in airstrikes on Kafar Zeita, Hama, on June 7th.

Smart News reported that “local activists told “Smart” that a civilian, working as a teacher of the French language, was killed as a result of the aerial bombardment of Kafar Zeita.”

Syrian Network for Human Rights named the civilian killed as Abdul Sattar Dyab al Dyab.

Shahba Press also reported “wounded civilians” as a result of the airstrike.

While four sources attributed the attack to Russia, Smart News named both Russia and the Syrian regime as responsible for the airstrike.

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)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Abd al-Sattar Diab al-Diab was reported killed in alleged Russian forces or Syrian regime airstrikes on KafrZeita on June 7th, 2019. (via Younes aboud Al Diab).

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)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]