Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS104

Incident date

January 21, 2018

Location

عفرين, Jindires, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.391667, 36.693056 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

The Kurdish Red Crescent reported that five adult male civilians were killed and four people injured in the vicinity of Jinderes in Afrin canton. The victims names were confirmed though a private message shared with Airwars.

Other sources also reported Turkish strikes in the area. According to Alnado, civilians sheltered in caves “to escape the heavy Turkish bombardment”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Baker Adnan Adult male shared in a private report with Airwars, also named by Rumaf killed
  • Muhammad Hanan Adult male shared in a private report with Airwars, also named by Rumaf killed
  • Bashar Dilsher welat Adult male shared in a private report with Airwars, also named by Rumaf killed
  • Chekdar Adult male shared in a private report with Airwars, also named by Rumaf killed
  • Waled Tersely 28 years old male shared in a private report with Airwars, also named by Rumaf killed
  • Yousif Abdul Rahman 15 years old male head injury injured
  • Selva Eed Age unknown suffering from shock injured
  • Majd Adel Beker Age unknown broken hand injured
  • Basel Hassan Age unknown bruising injured
  • Muhammad Oso Yousif 65 years old male injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5
  • (5 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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]

  • The exact moment an alleged Turkish airstrike hit Jindires, Afrin 21st January 2018. (via Barada)

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
    5
  • (5 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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]