Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS3999

Incident date

August 8, 2019

Location

لطمين, Latmin, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the town of Latmin, Hama governorate, on August 8th, according to local sources.

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented “the death of a civilian in Russian airstrikes targeted the vicinity of Latmeen village in the northern countryside of Hama.”

@ZaitunAgency reported “the death of a civilian from the city of Al Latamina, as a result of the Russian airstrikes on the village of Latmin in the northern Hama countryside.”

@HMosa227 was the only source blaming the Syrian regime and did not report any civilian casualties: “Assad’s warplanes target with missiles the city of Kafar Zeita and the town of Latmin in the northern Hama countryside.”

Currently, further information is unavailable to Airwars.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (5) [ 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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]