Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS213

Incident date

February 19, 2018

Location

قرية درويش, عفرين, Darwish village, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.635, 36.668056 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two civilians including a child died, and up to eight others other was wounded following an alleged Turkish shelling of Darwish village, Syria, local media reported.

According to Nuce24, a 39-year-old man was killed, and 65-year-old was injured as a result of the targeting of their house in the village of Darwish in the area of Medniki.

Other sources also named Rustom Mohammed Jumaa. Most put his age at 41-years.

However, according to Bas News, the bombing of Turkish airliner also caused the death of 13-year-old girl, and wounding eight others in the village of Darwish in the area of Maidanki in rural Afrin, said Prosk Haska, spokesman for the People’s Protection Units.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Rustom Mohammed Jumaa Adult male via IC Afrinresistance‏ killed
  • Haifa Kalaho 13 years old female via Salan Efrin‏ killed
  • Mohammed Juma’a 65 years old male injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–8
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

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    A picture shows one of the victims, killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Darwish village (Source: IC Afrinresistance‏)
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    A video shows the victim body at the hospital, killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Darwish village (Source: Hewar news)

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 – 2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–8
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]