Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3798

Incident date

June 14, 2019

Location

حاس, Hass, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Up to four civilians were killed and five others wounded when Russian and Syrian regime forces shelled the city of Hass. Initially, @Step_Agency reported that  one civilian was killed but in a later tweet added that the death toll had risen to three.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a woman, a man and a child were killed, while the Syrian Network for Human Rights claimed two children and a woman were killed.

On June 22nd, The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported: “Hassan al Younes, a former policeman at ‘Free’ police in Hass village in Idlib governorate southern suburbs, from Hass village, died on June 21, due to wounds sustained one week ago in as Syrian regime fixed- wing warplanes fired missiles on Hass village.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (2 children1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (32) [ collapse]

Media
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  • Civilians rushed to medical treatment in the aftermath of Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Has on June 14th, 2019. (Via MMC)
  • Civilians rushed to medical treatment in the aftermath of Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Has on June 14th, 2019. (Via MMC)
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    The child Muhammad Ahmad al-Bakur was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Has in Idlib on June 14th, 2019. (via Abdul khalek Abdulla).
  • Aftermath of raids in Hass in Idlib on June 14th, 2019. (via Mohammed Alshami )
  • SCD volunteer in the location of an earlier Russian or Syrian regime raid on Hass on June 14th, 2019. (via SCD)

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 and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (2 children1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (32) [ collapse]