Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS4242

Incident date

December 7, 2019

Location

حاس, Hass, Idlib, Syria

Airwars assessment

As many as two men were injured in alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on the town of Hass, Idlib governorate, on December 7th, 2019, according to local sources.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that the Russian raids targeted “the towns of Kafr Nabl, Hass, and the vicinity of Kafruma and Ad-Dhahabiya in Idlib countryside, which caused the injury of a citizen in the town of Hass”.

Mohamad Rasheed and Idlibplus reported that two men were injured from “Russian airstrikes and barrel bombs.”

Shaam News Network shared photos of the damage to buildings in the aftermath of “heavy bombing by the regime and Russia”.

Twitter user, @x8gTENvxG1qWmtt, said Russian aircraft used “high-explosive missiles” to target the town.

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
    Unknown
  • 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
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (11) [ collapse]

  • Aftermath of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Hass, Idlib governorate, on December 7th, 2019 (via S.N.N. via Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Hass, Idlib governorate, on December 7th, 2019 (via S.N.N. via Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Hass, Idlib governorate, on December 7th, 2019 (via S.N.N. via Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Hass, Idlib governorate, on December 7th, 2019 (via S.N.N. via Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Hass, Idlib governorate, on December 7th, 2019 (via S.N.N. via Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Hass, Idlib governorate, on December 7th, 2019 (via S.N.N. via Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Hass, Idlib governorate, on December 7th, 2019 (via S.N.N. via Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Hass, Idlib governorate, on December 7th, 2019 (via S.N.N. via Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Hass, Idlib governorate, on December 7th, 2019 (via S.N.N. via Facebook).
  • Aftermath of alleged Russian or Syrian regime airstrikes on Hass, Idlib governorate, on December 7th, 2019 (via S.N.N. via Facebook).

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
    Unknown
  • 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
    Russian Armed Forces, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (11) [ collapse]