Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3799

Incident date

June 14, 2019

Location

اللطامنة, Al Latamina, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were wounded when Russian and Syrian regime forces carried out airstrikes that struck a patch of agricultural land near the town of Al Latamina, north of Hama, on June 14th, 2019, according to local sources.

@BassamJaara tweeted: “Several airstrikes by Russian warplanes targeted the cities of Kafr Zita and Al Latamina in the northern Hama countryside.” Smart News Agency wrote that two civilians were wounded in airstrikes on agricultural land near the town of Al Latamina.

@syrianmosaic reported that “civilians were wounded as warplanes targeted a harvester on the agricultural lands around the city of Al Latamina in the northern Hama countryside.”

While some sources, including @Step_Agency, blamed Russia for the airstrikes, MEO blamed “Russia and other regime warplanes”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

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
    Unknown
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]