Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3994

Incident date

August 6, 2019

Location

بلدات متعددة في حماه, Several towns in Hama, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

A single source reported an unknown number of civilian casualties as the result of alleged Russian air and artillery strikes on several cities and towns in Hama governorate on August 6th, 2019.

Shaam News Network reported that “Russian warplanes and helicopters launched dozens of airstrikes accompanied by fierce rocket and artillery shelling that targeted the cities and towns of Kafar Zeita, Morek, Latamnina, Zakat, Hawija, Hawash, Sarmaniya, Latmin, Daqmaq, Hamidiya and Khirbet Al Naqous, causing many civilian casualties.”

Further information is currently unavailable to Airwars.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 10
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–10
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Russian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Russian Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5 – 10
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–10
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Russian Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]