Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS118

Incident date

January 24, 2018

Location

راحو, Rajo village, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

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

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One or two civilians died and several more were injured in an alleged Turkish airstrike on Rajo village, according to local media.

The Smart News Network reported that “a woman was wounded by a Turkish air strike on the town of Raju in the Afrin area of Aleppo, north of the country, receiving treatment in a hospital in the area on 24 January 2018. One person was killed and two were injured.”

According to Hawar, one person died and two more were wounded from the same family. They also published many images showing damage to residential homes.

Albawabh reported the death of one person and the wounding of two women, while Ciyaye put the death toll at two.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Welat Muhammad Bero 48 years old named as wounded by The Kurdish Red Crescent injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (21) [ collapse]

  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • Damage to civilian homes as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
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    A civilian casualty as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Hawar)
  • A wounded woman as a result of alleged Turkish airstrikes in Rajo village, Afrin, 24th January 2018. (via Smart)

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
    1 – 2
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]