Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS113

Incident date

January 23, 2018

Location

الهلالية, Al Hilalya neighbourhood of Al Qamishi, Hassaka, Syria

Geolocation

37.054444, 41.1975 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that “two children were injured due to the falling of the shells, following firing at the SDF from the Turkish side”. Syria News claimed the children were killed.

Smart News reported that “a shell fired from the Turkish city of Nisibin fell on the neighbourhood, which resulted in the injury of two children… who were then taken to a hospital in the city.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 2
  • (0–2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of alleged Turkish shelling which targeted and ruined a family home, 23rd January 2018. (via Kurdistand AR)
  • The aftermath of alleged Turkish shelling which targeted and ruined a family home, 23rd January 2018. (via Qamishlo news)
  • The aftermath of alleged Turkish shelling which targeted and ruined a family home, 23rd January 2018. (via Qamishlo news)
  • The aftermath of alleged Turkish shelling which targeted and ruined a family home, 23rd January 2018. (via Qamishlo news)

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
    0 – 2
  • (0–2 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]