Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS194

Incident date

February 13, 2018

Location

بعدينو٫شيخ بلو٫ راجو , Ba'adino, Sheikh Billo, Rajo district, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.620000, 36.690833 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

At least two civilians were wounded in an alleged Turkish shelling of Sheikh Billo in Afrin’s Rajo district.

The Kurdish Red Crescent reported two injured in an intensive shelling by allegedly the Turk on Sheikh Billo in Afrin’s Rajo district.

A private report from KRC reported the names and type of injury of the two adult males.

Please note, some of the images from TS193 are also reported for this incident. We are unable to determine which incident they belong to.

No further details are currently available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Haitham Mustafa Ali
31 years old male shrapnel wound injured
Mohammed Aref Hannan
55 years old male head injury injured

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Ba’adino, Sheikh Billo, Rajo district, Afrin (بعدينو٫شيخ بلو٫ راجو ), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.620000, 36.690833. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • 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 Sa'arnajka, Sharan district, Afrin, 13th February 2018. (via The Kurdish Red Crescent)

Turkish Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Military
  • Turkish Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (2) [ collapse]