Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS251

Incident date

March 6, 2018

Location

ميركان, Mirkan villages, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.5375, 36.713889 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One named civilian died and a second was wounded in an alleged Turkish artillery shelling or Mirkan villages, local media reported.

According to ANHA, Turkish strikes targeted the villages Mirkan and Kakhera of Mobata district, which in the case of Mirkan, killed one adult man and wounding another. The wounded man was reportedly recovering following his injuries.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Sheikh Mohammed Alush 75 years old male from Mirkan village killed
  • Abdul Rahman 86 years old male from Mirkan village injured

Summary

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

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Abdel Rahman, injured in alleged Turkish airstrikes on Mirkan villages. 6th March 2018. (via Kurdhr)
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    Sheikh Mohammed Alloush, killed in alleged Turkish airstrikes on Mirkan villages. 6th March 2018. (via Afrin Now)
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    Footage of the aftermath of alleged Turkish airstrikes on Mirkan villages, 6th March 2018. (via Turkey untold)

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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]