Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS155

Incident date

February 4, 2018

Location

زيتونك, Zeitounka, Afrin, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.726107, 36.943331 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Local sources in Syria reported “the martyrdom of citizen Ahmed Horo, 77 years old, as a result of the Turkish bombardment of the village of Zeitounka in the countryside of Afrin.”

Kurid Post provided detail on the event: “‘We were sitting in the house and a barrage of artillery shells fell unceasingly, causing panic and panic among the children. As we prepared to go to a safe place, the shells landed on our house,’ said Faik Rashid Horu, who was next to his uncle when artillery shells hit the house. He added that his elderly uncle could not deliver himself to a safe place because of his age.”

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ahmed Mihemed Horo 77 years old male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Ahmed Houro, 77, killed in an alleged Turkish air and artillery strike on Zeitounka, Afrin, 4th February 2018. (via Kurdi Post)
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    Ahmed Houro, 77, killed in an alleged Turkish air and artillery strike on Zeitounka, Afrin, 4th February 2018. (via Kurdi Post)

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
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]