Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3977

Incident date

July 29, 2019

Location

لطمين, Latmeen, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were killed while working on farmland when helicopters dropped explosive barrels on the village of Latmeen, according to local sources. Other civilians were also reported injured in the incident.

@abo_aljod84 said the two victims are originally from Al Latamneh, and they were named by Justice Organisation as Mohammed Naser Al Hasan Mohammed and Abdulhamid Ahmed al-Muhammad.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that the victims, from the same family, were killed when a barrel bomb fell near to were they were riding their motorbike in the village.

No other details are known at this time.

The incident occured in the morning.

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 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
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  • One of two victims killed as a result of Russian or Syrian regime artillery or airstrikes on Latmeen in Hama on July 29th, 2019. (via Imda Abo hussien FB post).
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    One of two victims killed as a result of Russian or Syrian regime artillery or airstrikes on Latmeen in Hama on July 29th, 2019. (via Imda Abo hussien FB post).

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
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]