Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS135

Incident date

January 28, 2018

Location

كوبلة, Kobla village, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.483495, 36.933987 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Between fourteen and seventeen named civilians from one family died in alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, according to local media. A further seven or more people were injured.

Afrin Now published a very graphic video depicting “cruel scenes of the victims of the massacre of the village of Kobla in the countryside of Afrin, as a result of Turkish shelling of the village”.

According to the source Rumaf, “thirteen people from one family were killed, leaving only four people alive (the father, the eldest son and his two young daughters).

Afrin Now, also naming the above, added that there were three other victims who had not been identified.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mahmud Kano Adult male killed
  • Hassan Kano 13 years old male killed
  • Hussein Kano Adult male killed
  • Hanadi Kano 17 years old female killed
  • Amira Kano 17 years old female killed
  • Kamal Kano 7 months years old male killed
  • Fatima abd Rabuh 40 years old female wife of Abdullah killed
  • Rawan al Aswad 20 years old female from Tal A’jjar Kana, the daughter in law of Abdulla killed
  • Jouriya Kino 45 years old female killed
  • Hussein Child male son of Abdullah killed
  • Ali Kano Child male still trapped under the rubble (dead) at time of publishing killed
  • Mohammed Abdullah Kano Child male killed
  • Sefaa Kino 7 years old female killed
  • Rahaf al Hussen 33 years old female killed
  • Abdullah Kano 50 years old male Named as wounded by Free Afrin injured
  • Mohammed Abdullah Kano 27 years old male Named as wounded by Free Afrin injured
  • Badriya Abdullah Kano 17 years old Named as wounded by Free Afrin injured
  • Mahmoud Abdullah Kano 6 years old male Named as wounded by Free Afrin injured
  • Rahaf Abdullah Kano 4 years old Named as wounded by Free Afrin injured
  • Abdullah Mohammed Kano 4 years old male Named as wounded by Free Afrin injured
  • Hosny Mohammed Kano 2 years old Named as wounded by Free Afrin injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    14 – 17
  • (6 children5 women1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    7–25
  • 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 (29) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (16) [ collapse]

  • Wounded children await medical treatment in a hospital following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via ROK)
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    Victim of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via Rojava network)
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    Victim of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via HogirNecar)
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    Seriously graphic footage showing random body parts and a baby with its skull half missing, following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via Afrin Now)
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    A graphic image of a baby with its skull missing, killed in an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via Free Afrin)
  • Members of the Kurdish Red Crescent search for civilians in the rubble following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via Kurdish Red Crescent)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via Kurdish Red Crescent)
  • Members of the Kurdish Red Crescent search for civilians in the rubble following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via Kurdish Red Crescent)
  • Members of the Kurdish Red Crescent search for civilians in the rubble following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018 (via Kurdish Red Crescent)
  • Members of the Kurdish Red Crescent search for civilians in the rubble following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via Kurdish Red Crescent)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via Kurdish Red Crescent)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via Kurdish Red Crescent)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via Kurdish Red Crescent)
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    Civilian casualties in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via SDF)
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    Civilian casualties in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via SDF)
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    Civilian casualties in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Kobla village, 28th January 2018. (via SDF)

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
    14 – 17
  • (6 children5 women1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    7–25
  • 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 (29) [ collapse]