Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS102

Incident date

January 21, 2018

Location

شيا عفرين, Shya, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.496944, 36.598333 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

A number of civilians were killed in an alleged Turkish aerial bombardement of Shya and its surrounding areas. The Kurdish Red Crescent reported a number of civilians killed and injured in the vicinity of Shya in Afrin canton.

A report by Aldiwan said that Turkish airstrikes resulted in “much destruction and many civilians killed in Shih and Shura”.

Rok and Hawar News reported Turkish strikes in the area but made no mention of civilian casualties.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ez Alden Amer 8 years old male named in a report shared with Airwars killed
  • Amara Ali 20 years old female named in a report shared with Airwars killed
  • Rashed AlNsan 40 years old male named in a report shared with Airwars killed
  • Feyroz Omar Age unknown named in a report shared with Airwars injured
  • Kajin Shekh Muhammad Age unknown named in a report shared with Airwars injured
  • Zeynab Hemklino 40 years old female named in a report shared with Airwars injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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]

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
    3
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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]