Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS052

Incident date

January 15, 2017

Location

الباب, Al Bab city, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.371972, 37.51631 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Eight civilians including women, a child and a member of the civil defense died in an alleged Turkish artillery shelling of Al Bab, according to local sources.

Al Bab 24 reported that “Hassan Ghazi al Haj, a member of the civil defense in Al Bab died from wounds sustained in Turkish raids on the city.”

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “four civilians including a child and a woman died in a Der’ Al Furat forces- supported Turkish forces artillery shelling on Al Bab city in Aleppo governorate eastern suburbs.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Hassan Ghazi al Haj Age unknown male named by Halab News askilled by Turkish artillery killed
  • Yahya Mohammad al Basha Age unknown male named by Halab News askilled by Turkish artillery killed
  • Member of the Touman Hussaib family Age unknown named by Halab News askilled by Turkish artillery killed
  • Member of the Touman Hussaib family Age unknown named by Halab News askilled by Turkish artillery killed
  • Member of the Touman Hussaib family Age unknown named by Halab News askilled by Turkish artillery killed
  • Member of the Touman Hussaib family Age unknown named by Halab News askilled by Turkish artillery killed
  • Member of the Sawass family Age unknown female named by Halab News askilled by Turkish artillery killed
  • The wife of Ahmad Salah Qassem al Khalil Age unknown female named by Halab News askilled by Turkish artillery killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    8
  • (1 child2 women2–4 men)
  • 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 (6) [ 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
    8
  • (1 child2 women2–4 men)
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]