A civilian was killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Kafar Zeita, Hama governorate, on June 18th, 2019, according to local sources. In addition, an unknown number of civilians was reported injured.
According to Shaam News Network, “Russian warplanes launched air raids accompanied by heavy artillery and missile bombardment on the towns and villages of Kafar Zeita, Altamna, Zakat, Hasaraya, Tal Lahh, Al Babi and Al Zaqqum, resulting in one martyr in Kafar Zeita.” Shahba Press reported that additionally, civilians were wounded.
@MasarPressNet tweeted that “a civilian was martyred by Russian raids on the city of Kafar Zeita in the northern countryside with missiles.”
Bawaba.Hamah reported that the victim was Bassam Ahmed Andani from the village of Khattab, north of Hama. The source blamed Russia for the civilian’s death.
@NagiNajjar reported “a raid of the 24 Sikh warplanes with five vacuum missiles.”
While most sources, including the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, blamed Russia for the airstrikes, others, such as Masrawy, pointed to both Russia and the Syrian regime. @MahmodHamway was the only source solely attributing the strike to the Syrian regime.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Bassam Ahmed Aandani Adult male from the village of Khattab killed