Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3887

Incident date

July 10, 2019

Location

مورك, Morek, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

A civilian was wounded by alleged Russian or Syrian regime artillery shelling on the  city of Mourek in northern Hama, according to local sources.

@liongeneral19, a pro regime source tweeted, “Artillery men are raining terrorist positions now in Morek, Tal Malah, Ar-Arbaeen, al-Jibbe, Al-Jaysat, and Tal Al-Sakhar in the northern and northwestern Hama countryside.”

However, @MahmodHamway tweeted “A civilian was wounded by artillery shelling of the Russian camp, west of the town of Maaradis, on the outskirts of the city of Morek in the northern Hama countryside.”

No other details are known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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

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 and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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

Sources (10) [ collapse]