Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3835

Incident date

June 21, 2019

Location

الزقوم, Al Zakkoum, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

According to local sources, a Russian airstrike killed two in the village of Al Zakkoum and injured six others. The two killed are originally from Kansafra according to local sources.

While Shaam News referred to martyrs, without making clear the status of those killed, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that  “two members of the rebel factions were killed,” along with “the injury of at least eight others.”

According to Smart News, the attack was carried out with rockets.

No other details are known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Belligerents reported killed
    0–2
  • Belligerents reported injured
    8

Sources (15) [ collapse]

Media
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  • One of the civilians reportedly injured as a result of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Al-Zaqoum in Hama on June 21st, 2019. (via Mohammad Najjar).
  • One of the civilians reportedly injured as a result of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Al-Zaqoum in Hama on June 21st, 2019. (via Mohammad Najjar).
  • One of the civilians reportedly injured as a result of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Al-Zaqoum in Hama on June 21st, 2019. (via Mohammad Najjar).
  • One of the civilians reportedly injured as a result of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Al-Zaqoum in Hama on June 21st, 2019. (via Mohammad Najjar).
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    The two civilians who were killed in alleged airstrikes on Al-Zaqoum in Hama on June 21st, 2019. (via Mohammad Najjar)

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Belligerents reported killed
    0–2
  • Belligerents reported injured
    8

Sources (15) [ collapse]