Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS242

Incident date

March 3, 2018

Location

موباتة, Mobata, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.562634, 36.930000 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Up to six civilians were wounded in an alleged Turkish shelling of Mobata, Syria, according to local media.

ROK reported: “A number of civilians were wounded on Saturday morning by Turkish artillery shelling on the centre of Maabatli in Afrin, northwest of Syria, amid heavy fighting on the outskirts of Raju town west of the province.”

According to field sources in the area of Maabtli, Turkish artillery shelling targeted civilian houses, causing substantial damage to houses and shops, coinciding with the intensification of Turkish air raids on the countryside since Thursday.

Finally, Alalam reported that both the Turkish army and “armed forces of the Free Army” were behind today’s shelling.

The incident occured around dawn.

  • Mustafa Ahmed Ibrahim 60 years old male injured on his right foot injured
  • Shiraz El-Din Khalil Suleiman 48 years old male as injured in the head and currently receiving treatment in the intensive care unit injured
  • Rashid Hamid Musa 29 years old injured
  • Sido Shukri Abdo 65 years old full body injury injured
  • Ali Fadel Salameh Age unknown Rumaf correspondent injured
  • Nour Jammu Age unknown Rumaf correspondent injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–6
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Turkish Armed Forces, Free Syrian Army

Sources (14) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (13) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of alleged Turkish airstrike on Mobata, Afrin, 3rd March 2018. (via Arin Chikhmous)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Turkish raid on Mobata, Afrin, 3rd March 2018. Blood can be seen in the streets alongside much material damage. (via Hawar)
  • A wounded civilian receives medical treatment in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Mobata, Afrin, 3rd March 2018. (via ROK)
  • A wounded civilian receives medical treatment in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Mobata, Afrin, 3rd March 2018. (via ROK)
  • A wounded civilian receives medical treatment in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Mobata, Afrin, 3rd March 2018. (via ROK)
  • A wounded civilian receives medical treatment in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Mobata, Afrin, 3rd March 2018. (via ROK)
  • A wounded civilian receives medical treatment in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Mobata, Afrin, 3rd March 2018. (via ROK)
  • A wounded civilian receives medical treatment in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Mobata, Afrin, 3rd March 2018. (via ROK)
  • A wounded civilian receives medical treatment in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Mobata, Afrin, 3rd March 2018. (via ROK)
  • A wounded civilian receives medical treatment in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Mobata, Afrin, 3rd March 2018. (via Rumaf)
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    A wounded civilian receives medical treatment in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Mobata, Afrin, 3rd March 2018. (via Rumaf)
  • A wounded civilian receives medical treatment in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Mobata, Afrin, 3rd March 2018. (via Rumaf)
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    Wounded civilian receives medical treatment in the aftermath of an alleged Turkish airstrike on Mobata, Afrin, 3rd March 2018. (via ANHA)

Turkish Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Turkish Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Free Syrian Army Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Free Syrian Army
  • Free Syrian Army position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–6
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Turkish Armed Forces, Free Syrian Army

Sources (14) [ collapse]