Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS529

Incident date

July 22, 2022

Location

نبل الخطيب, Nubl Al Khatib, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.547320, 36.261513 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

One woman and a young man were killed, and five others were reported injured, in an alleged rocket attack by militant organisation National Front for Liberation on the village of Nubl al-Khatib and the Jurin area, west of Hama, Syria, on July 22nd 2022, according to local sources. The group, National Front for Liberation, are backed by Turkey.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that these areas are under Syrian regime control and this attack was one of a number of bombardments which they reported came in response to the alleged Russian attacks in the countryside of Idlib last Friday morning.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Nubl Al Khatib (نبل الخطيب), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.54732047, 36.26151324. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Turkish Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Military
  • Turkish Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (5) [ collapse]