Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS231

Incident date

February 27, 2018

Location

جنديرس, Jindires town, Jindires, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.391667, 36.693056 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Two civilians died and three more were wounded in an alleged Turkish shelling of Jindires town, Syria, according to local media.

IC Afrin Resistance reported: “The Turkish army is shelling the surroundings of Jinderese center/ Jinderese district. At least two civilians were killed and three civilians were injured”.

According to SDF Press, “the army of the Turkish invasion and the terrorist factions targeted the center of the town of Jindires and the village of Yilanguz with heavy weapons. The initial result is the death of two civilian martyrs and wounding of three more”.

Other sources also put the death toll at two civilians with three more injured.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • A shell embedded into the ground following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Jindires town, Jindires, Afrin, 27th February 2018. (via ANF)
  • A shell embedded into the ground following an alleged Turkish airstrike on Jindires town, Jindires, Afrin, 27th February 2018. (via ANF)
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    The exact moments an an alleged Turkish airstrike hit Jindires town, Jindires, Afrin, 27th February 2018. (via Claudia)

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
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]