At least one civilian was killed and others were injured in alleged Syrian Democratic Forces or Russian airstrikes on agricultural lands in the outskirts of Afrin on June 12, 2021.
According to Macro Media Center, “a civilian was killed and others were wounded as a result of the bombing of the PYD PKK gangs with missiles on the city of Afrin”. Shaam News also reported that one civilian was killed in the incident.
The majority of sources attributed the strikes to the SDF and PKK. However, Mazloum Abadi, the head of the SDF, issued a statement: “We strongly condemn the bombing by the Russian forces of the city of Afrin, which is overcrowded with civilians.”
The incident occured at 5:00 pm local time.
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Reports of the incident mention the city of Afrin (عفرين). Analyzing audio-visual material from sources we have narrowed down the location to an area just west of the city, for which the exact coordinates are: 36.5112804, 36.851089.