Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Belligerent
Country
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Airwars Grading
Belligerent Assessment

Incident Code

YS028

Incident date

July 22, 2019

Location

جيلان بنار, Ceylanpınar, Turkey

Geolocation

36.853273, 40.050478 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly killed and up to six more injured when Kurdish artillery shelling hit Ceylanpınar.

According to Suriye.u.a.d, “one civilian was killed and three others injured by shelling by the PYD militia targeting a civilian house near the secondary school.”

Hasaka News reported: “One person killed and four civilians injured in the Turkish city of Ceylanpınar, adjacent to the city of Ras al-Ain, as a result of shelling by the Kurdish militia units YPG.”

Eye on Hasaka wrote that four people from the Atan and Işık families were injured.

Marsad Al Hasaka said five people were injured in the incident.

According to TRT, six people, including a child were wounded.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 1
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Picture showing one of the alleged victims
  • People waiting at the hospital
  • Video allegedly showing the aftermath of the attack

YPG forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces
  • YPG forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 1
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Incident Code

YS027

Incident date

March 9, 2018

Location

Ma'rsteh, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.380833, 37.075833 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

On March 9th, The Smart News Agency reported: “a woman and her child were wounded on Friday by an artillery bombardment of the Kurdish “People’s Protection Units” on the village of Ma’rsteh al-Khan (21 km north of Aleppo) in northern Syria.

The correspondent of Smart quoted a military source that a 120mm mortar shell was fired by Kurdish units from their positions around the village of Meriamin, pointing out that the wounded were taken to the hospital in the city of Azaz for treatment.”

No further details are currently available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]

YPG forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces
  • YPG forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Incident Code

YS026

Incident date

March 8, 2018

Location

Mare, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.481667, 37.196744 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were wounded in an alleged artillery shelling by the SDF and YPG on Mar’e, according to local media.

Smart News reported that “on Thursday [March 8th] , two civilians were wounded by artillery shelling of the “Syrian Democratic Forces” (SDF) on the town of Mar’e, north of Aleppo.”

According to Marea.News, there were “wounded civilians, including a child, as a result of mortar shelling by the YPD militia on the city of Mare in rural Aleppo North.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    YPG forces, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • A civilian is treated following an alleged SDF or YPG shelling of Mare, March 8th 2018. (via Mare media center)

YPG forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces
  • YPG forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)
  • Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    YPG forces, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Incident Code

YS025

Incident date

March 8, 2018

Location

Kaljabrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.536667, 37.115833 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One civilian died and several more were wounded in an alleged Kurdish artillery shelling of Kaljabrin, according to local media.

7al reported that “the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented the killing and wounding of civilians as a result of the bombing of the Syrian Democratic Forces (“SDF”).”

The Shaam News Network was among other sources reporting the death of one civilian and wounding of several others.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Waleed Abdel Rahim Younis Age unknown killed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (10) [ collapse]

YPG forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces
  • YPG forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Incident Code

YS024

Incident date

March 3, 2018

Location

Mare, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.481667, 37.196744 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that a number of civilians were wounded in an alleged YPG artillery or mortar shelling of Mare.

Mare Media office and @MareaNews reported that women were wounded.

According to Step, there was a “serious head injury to a woman. who was taken to Bab Al Salama crossing hospital”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (9) [ collapse]

YPG forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces
  • YPG forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Incident Code

YS023

Incident date

February 22, 2018

Location

Mare, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.481667, 37.196744 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Between one and three civilians died and up to eight others were wounded in an alleged YPG shelling of Mare, according to local media.

Wyvern reported that three Syrian civilians died and five more were wounded when the YPG shelled a football field.

@aaaaaaaaa175 put the number injured as high as eight in a “heavy artillery” bombardment.

According Rfsmediaoffice, the YPG targeted “a playground in the city of Mare with heavy artillery, killing one player and injuring others, in addition to extensive destruction in the area”.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the death toll at two with two more wounded.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–8
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

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    Injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged YPG raid on Mare, 22nd February 2018. (via Wyvern)
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    Injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged YPG raid on Mare, 22nd February 2018. (via @SyrianCoalition)

YPG forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces
  • YPG forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–8
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Incident Code

YS022

Incident date

February 16, 2018

Location

Kaljabrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.536667, 37.115833 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One civilian died and up to six others were wounded in an alleged YPG artillery attack on Kal Jibreen, local media said.

According to SCDAleppo, “one person was killed and two others were injured. The attack on the town of Kalgreen, Azzaz, in the northern part of Aleppo, was caused by mortars originating from the Kurdish protection units. Civil defence teams worked to retrieve the martyr and the wounded.”

According to Baladi six civilians (mostly children) were wounded and one killed.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Abdou Mahmoud Jarat Adult male killed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–6
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (16) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Abdou Mahmoud Jarat, killed in an alleged YPG shelling of Kaljabrin, Feb 16th 2018. (via Yusuf Abou Udai )
  • The victim in an ambulance in the aftermath of an alleged APG raid on Kaljabrin, 16th February 2018. (via SCDAleppo)
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Abdou Mahmoud Jarat, killed in an an alleged APG raid on Kaljabrin, 16th February 2018. (via Kal Jibreen Al Hadath

YPG forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces
  • YPG forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–6
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (16) [ collapse]

Incident Code

YS021

Incident date

February 12, 2018

Location

عزاز, Azzaz, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.588333, 37.046667 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

One civilian died and three more were injured in an alleged YPG shelling of Azaz, local media reported.

According to the Smart News Agency, “Three civilians were wounded in a rocket attack by Kurdish ‘protection units’ on the city of A’zaz, north of Aleppo, north of Syria. The Kurdish units, the backbone of the Syrian Democratic Forces, targeted the city from its nearby headquarters. The shelling hit a residential house. Three civilians were wounded. One of them was seriously injured and taken to the hospital.

Euphrates Post a male as killed, reporting that he died from wounds sustained in YPG artillery shelling.

Smart News Agency and Madardaily said that three civilians were wounded, one of them seriously.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Muhammad ‘Ali’ Obeid al-Hasan Age unknown male killed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

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    A wounded civilian is rushed to hospital in the aftermath of an alleged YPG raid on Azzaz, 12th February 2018. (via Smart)
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    A seriously injured man in the aftermath of an alleged YPG raid on Azzaz, 12th February 2018. (via Marsad Alhasaka)

YPG forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces
  • YPG forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces

Sources (6) [ collapse]