Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS015

Incident date

November 24, 2016

Location

صابويران, Sab Wayran, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.51741, 37.65538 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two civilians from Sab Wayran were killed in alleged Turkish airstrikes, according to local media.

Smart News reported: “Two civilians were killed and others wounded on Wednesday by Turkish air and missile strikes on the city of Manbij, Aleppo, according to the information office of the Manbij military council.

The spokesperson, Ahmed Mohammed, told Smart News, the village of Sab Wayran, west of Manbij, was subjected to raids by the Turkish air force, and the bombing of rocket launchers from the Turkish army, killing civilians and wounding seven others.”

The Syrian Observatory of Human Rights wrote: “A video shows a testimony by one of the citizens of Sab Wayran village near Eryma town in the countryside of Manbij and controlled by Manbij Military Council, which also injured other members of his family and killed two of his children, in addition to the destruction of his home and his property.“

A transcript of SOHR’s interview with Mr Salah Rashid Darwish Mesha’lo, from Sab Waryan, reads as follows: “We were seven families. We were bombarded by the Turkish warplanes. There weren’t military checkpoints around us or anything, but we were bombarded by the Turkish warplanes. There are four wounded and two girls were killed aged 5 and 6 years old. The house was destroyed and my car and bike were destroyed. This small boy is my son [camera pans to injured boy and girl.]”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (6)

  • Daughter (1) of Salah Rashid Darwish Mesha’lo 5 years old female killed
  • Daughter (2) of Salah Rashid Darwish Mesha’lo 6 years old female killed
  • Daughter (3) of Salah Rashid Darwish Mesha’lo Child female injured
  • Son (1) of Salah Rashid Darwish Mesha’lo Child male injured
  • Unknown family member (1) Age unknown injured
  • Unknown family member (2) injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–7
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

Turkish Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Turkish Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–7
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]