Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3909

Incident date

July 16, 2019

Location

اللطامنة, Al Latamina, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

One man was reported killed in airstrikes on Al Latamina, Hama, on July 16th.

Kafr Zeta TV documented “the martyrdom of “Badr Haitham Al-Mahmoud” nick name (Al Kateb), 25, as a result of Russian air strikes of the city of Latamina in the northern suburbs of Hama.”

Two other sources reported the attack, but did not cite civilian harm.

One source named both Russia and the Syrian regime in reporting the incident, while another cited Russia as the belligerent responsible for the attack. Meanwhile, another source stated that the Syrian regime was responsible for the airstrike.

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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (21) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • The aerial Russian bombing on Al-Latamna city in Hama countryside today.
  • Three regime warplanes attacks Al-Latamna in Hama with explosive barrels.
  • Three regime warplanes targetting Al-Latamna. (via @shabablatamni).
  • Badr Hyatham al-Mahmoud (Al-Kateb) aged 25 was killed as a result of the Russian bombing of the city of Al-Lataminah in Hama countryside on July 16th, 2019 (via Saer Al Ahmad).

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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (21) [ collapse]