Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS115

Incident date

January 23, 2018

Location

راجو, Rajo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.67296, 36.666364 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

The Kurdish Red Crescent reported that one civilian male was killed and three people including a child were injured in the vicinity of Rajo in Afrin canton.

A later private report by Rumaf named another civilian male who was killed on the same day in the same vicinity.

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Genkez Ahmad Khalil
20 years old male killed
Khalil Hoorek Weis
20 years old male named by Rumaf in a private message to Airwars killed
Mustafa Abu Hamo;
12 years old male named by in a private report shared with Airwars injured
Hanefa Kunis
35 years old female named by in a private report shared with Airwars injured
Shamsa Musa
75 years old female named by in a private report shared with Airwars injured

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Rajo (راجو), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.67296, 36.666364. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • 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 Military

Turkish Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Military
  • Turkish Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • 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 Military