Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3902

Incident date

July 13, 2019

Location

الجيسات, Al Jesat, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

Up to three civilians were killed and four others injured in an alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrike.

According to Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, they were killed in their place of work on agricultural land in the vicinity of Al Jesat. Syrian Network for Human Rights added that “Syrian regime forces fired Kornet missile on a car carrying them in east of al Jesat village”.

Two of the victims were identified as Aboud Hussein al-Aboud al-Diab from the city of Kafr Zita, and Khaled Daaboul (Abu Nawras), from the city of Halfaya.

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
    2 – 3
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]

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
    2 – 3
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]