Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS245

Incident date

March 4, 2018

Location

كفر شفرة, Kafr Safra villages, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.426111, 36.662500 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that there had been an unspecified number of “martyrs and wounded civilians” in an alleged Turkish bombing of Kafr Safra villages, Afrin.

Almanar reported: “A number of civilians were also killed and others were injured following the shelling of the village of Kafrfsafra in the north-west of Jandairis town”.

 

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Kafr Safra villages, Afrin (كفر شفرة), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.426111, 36.662500. 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 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    0–2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (6) [ 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 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    0–2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (6) [ collapse]