Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3939

Incident date

July 22, 2019

Location

لطمين, Latmin, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two children were reported killed, and up to three other children injured in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Latmin in Hama on July 22nd, 2019.

Amani Badr An-Naasan and her sister Jumana died of their injuries after airstrikes on Latmin, according to @MahmodHamway, and according to @HalabTodayTV, three children were injured.

Most of the sources blamed the Syrian regime, but Shaam Network said that Russian and Syrian warplanes launched dozens of air raids on the towns and towns of Morak, Altamneh, Kafarzita, Al-Sarmaniya, Zakat, Latmin and Jibin, killing two children in Latmin.

No other details are known at this time.

The incident occured in the evening.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • 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 (13) [ 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
    2
  • (2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]