Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS218

Incident date

February 20, 2018

Location

دير جمال, Deir Jamal, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.444444, 37.025556 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

According to several local sources, an unspecified number of civilians were wounded followed an alleged Turkish shelling on the bakery in Deir Jamal, Aleppo.

SDF published four civilians, injured followed the shelling, including 3 children and man.

Hawar News reported that heavy weapons targeted the town of Deir Jamil and the village of al-Zyara. Many civilians were wounded, and five fighters from the Popular Units in the bombing – two of them died.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Deir Jamal (دير جمال), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.444444, 37.025556. 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
    2–4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (2) [ collapse]

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
    2–4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (2) [ collapse]