Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS192

Incident date

February 13, 2018

Location

جنديرس , Heikja, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.5232944, 36.6012955 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Subdistrict level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Subdistrict

Airwars assessment

As many as three civilians – including two woman and a man – were killed, and six others were wounded in an alleged Trukish airstrike on Heikja village, according to local media. One source claimed that an unspecific number of children were also killed.

The two female victims were named as two women. The Kurdish Red Crescent named the third victim as male. One source alleged that some of the victims and the wounded were from the same family.

However, a report by Syria News said that a Turkish bombing targeting the city of Afrin and the village of Hijka of the region of Gondrissa, resulted in the deaths of children.

Sources have reported on damage to homes and agricultural lands.

Please note many of the images are tangled with incident TS191, Afrin City. It is difficult to determine which images correspond with which event. 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Houriya Abdul Hameed Al – Hajras 45 years old female killed
  • Fahima Hamada 45 years old female killed
  • Radwan Umar Hussein Adult male killed
  • Laila Mustafa Mustafa 44 years old female shrapnel in the neck injured
  • Samira Mohammed Ali 21 years old female shrapnel in the hip injured
  • Salah Mohammed 27 years old male shrapnel in multiple parts of the body injured
  • Amin Rashid Age unknown male injured
  • Yousef Mohammed Tarshou Age unknown male injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • (0–2 children2 women1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (18) [ collapse]

  • A man tending to an injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Kurdish Red Crescent)
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    An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Sa'arnajka, Sharan district, Afrin, 13th February 2018. (via The Kurdish Red Crescent)
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    An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Sa'arnajka, Sharan district, Afrin, 13th February 2018. (via The Kurdish Red Crescent)
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    An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Kurdish Red Crescent)
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    An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Kurdish Red Crescent)
  • An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Rumaf)
  • A list of injured and killed. (via Rumaf)
  • An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Rumaf)
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    An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Rumaf)
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    An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Rumaf)
  • An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Rumaf)
  • An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Rumaf)
  • An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Rumaf)
  • An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Rumaf)
  • An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Rumaf)
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    Family grieves over a dead civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Hawar )
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    Two civilian casulties of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Hawar)
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    An injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Heikja, 13th February 2018. (via The Harwar)

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
    2 – 3
  • (0–2 children2 women1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • 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 (13) [ collapse]