Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS207

Incident date

February 17, 2018

Location

مريمين, Mariamin, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.531667, 36.950833 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Between three or four civilians were injured followed an alleged Turkish shelling on Mariamin, Syria, local media reported.

According to Rumaf Turkish forces targeted five areas in Mariamin, including Um Al-Qura mosque, injuring four civilians, who are in a serious condition.

Nuce24 reported that the Turkish occupation army and its mercenaries targeted the mosque of the village of Mermin belonging to Shara. The shelling resulted in the injury of 3 civilians, in addition to causing physical damage to the property of the residents.

Other sources also reported that the mosque was struck, resulting in three people being wounded. Reports said that civilian property was also damaged.

In a private report to Airwars, the Kurdish Red Crescent named 33-year-old Sami Naf’e Hassan as having suffered facial injuries and bruises.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Sami Naf’e Hassan, Mreemeen, 33 years old male bruises to face injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–4
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (9) [ collapse]

  • Translation: These pictures from the village of Mariamin belonging to the area of Sharan in the region of Afrin were bombed by mercenaries on the side of Azaz (Source: @lukmanqadre)
  • A picture shows destruction in the olive oil squeezer building following an alleged Turkish shelling on Mariamin (Source: SANA)
  • A picture shows destruction in the olive oil squeezer building following an alleged Turkish shelling on Mariamin (Source: SANA)
  • A picture shows damages of the olive oil squeezer machines following an alleged Turkish shelling on Mariamin (Source: SANA)
  • A picture shows damages of Um Al-Qura mosque and a car following an alleged Turkish shelling on Mariamin (Source: Rumaf)
  • A picture shows damages of Um Al-Qura mosque following an alleged Turkish shelling on Mariamin (Source: Rumaf)
  • A picture shows damages of Um Al-Qura mosque and car following an alleged Turkish shelling on Mariamin (Source: Rumaf)
  • A picture shows damages of both outside the Um Al-Qura mosque and some cars following an alleged Turkish shelling on Mariamin (Source: @lukmanqadre)
  • ‏A picture shows damages of a civilian house following an alleged Turkish shelling on Mariamin (Source: Kawthar)

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
    3–4
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]