Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS141

Incident date

January 30, 2018

Location

جنديرس, Rajo, 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

Three civilians were wounded in an alleged Turkish airstrike on Rajo, local media reported. It should be noted that some sources reported this incident as Jindires, but Airwars spoke with the Kurdish Red Crescent which confirmed that this was a mistake and the location was in fact Rajo.

According to Manbij Military Council, “at 1400 hours on Tuesday, 30 January 2018, an air strike targeted a civilian vehicle in the town of Jenderes. Two men and a woman were injured in the car. According to a medical source from the hospital of Afrin, the Turkish airliner targeted a car parked on a street in Jenderes. The same source confirmed that the injury of the two men led to amputation of each hand while the injury of the woman led to amputation of both of her feet.”

The incident occured at 2:00 pm local time.

  • Madina Abdo Age unknown female named by Rumaf injured
  • Mohamed Abdo Ali Age unknown male named by Rumaf injured
  • Nasim Ali Age unknown named by Rumaf injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • 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 Armed Forces

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (10) [ collapse]

  • Location of airstrike on 30th January reported through a private message to Airwars.
  • An injured civilian receives medical treatment following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Rajo, Afrin, 30th January 2018. (via Manbij Military Council)
  • An injured civilian receives medical treatment following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Rajo, Afrin, 30th January 2018. (via Alitihad)
  • An injured civilian receives medical treatment following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Rajo, Afrin, 30th January 2018. (via Alitihad)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Rajo, Afrin, 30th January 2018. (via Alitihad)
  • An injured civilian receives medical treatment following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Rajo, Afrin, 30th January 2018. (via Alitihad)
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    An injured civilian receives medical treatment following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Rajo, Afrin, 30th January 2018. (via ROjava network)
  • Aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Rajo, Afrin, 30th January 2018. (via Rumaf )
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    An injured civilian receives medical treatment following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Rajo, Afrin, 30th January 2018. (via Rumaf )
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    An injured civilian receives medical treatment following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Rajo, Afrin, 30th January 2018. (via Kurdish red crescent )

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
  • 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 Armed Forces

Sources (12) [ collapse]