Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS235

Incident date

March 1, 2018

Location

حج خليل, Haj Khalil village, Rajo district, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.678611, 36.683611 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One named civilian died in an alleged Turkish airstrike on Haj Khalil village, according to local media.

PUK Media reported: “‘The Turkish bombardment continues on Afrin against unarmed civilians,’ said Brusak Hasaka, a spokesman for the Syrian Democratic Forces in Afrin. He said that the bombardment resulted in the death of a citizen named Ibrahim Ali Yousef in a village in the village of Haj Khalil.”

Other sources referred to “the deaths of martyrs and wounded among civilians”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ibrahim Ali Yusuf Adult male killed

Summary

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

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

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    Ibrahim Ali Yusuf, killed in an alleged Turkish airstrike on Haj Khalil village, Rajo district, Afrin, 1st March 2018. (via ANF)
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    Ibrahim Ali Yusuf, killed in an alleged Turkish airstrike on Haj Khalil village, Rajo district, Afrin, 1st March 2018. (via Rumaf)

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
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]