Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

RS811

Incident date

May 27, 2016

Location

اللطامنة, Ltamenah, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.3219885, 36.6234398 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

According to LCCSY, “Russian warplanes launched two air rocket cluster bombs on agricultural land in Ltamenah in the northern countryside of Hama.” They said that some farmers had been injured, but provided no further details. Qasioun also blamed Russia.

Syrian PC News and All4Syria News (which blamed ‘regime artillery shelling’) reported that there were two civilians killed in the strikes on the farmland. Husband and wife, Ahmad Khaled Al-Mustafa aged 41 and Nuha Ibrahim Al-Mustafa aged 30 were named as victims. In a separate report also from Syrian PC, an unnamed female child was also reported killed in the warplane shelling.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

  • Ahmad Khaled Al-Mustafa 41 years years old male killed
  • Nuha Ibrahim Al-Mustafa 30 years years old female killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • 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
    Unknown, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (16) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Title: Artillery shelling and missile attack on the village of Latamina in the northern suburb of Hama 28-05-2016 (via Mahmood Al-Hamwi)

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

Unknown

Russia has not reported any strikes between May 1st – 31st

Syrian Regime Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime Armed Forces
  • Syrian Regime Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • 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
    Unknown, Syrian Regime Armed Forces

Sources (16) [ collapse]