Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS256

Incident date

March 7, 2018

Location

ميدانكي,عفرين, Medankii district, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.6425, 36.881389 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Subdistrict level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Subdistrict

Airwars assessment

According to several local reports, at least five civilians were wounded followed an alleged Turkish airstrike on the Medankii district in Afrin, Syria.

Many media outlet posted picture and videos that reveal the civilians injured being treated at the medical centre following the incident.

Multiple sources have published the name and age of the victims.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

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    A picture shows an injured woman following alleged Turkish shelling on the Medankii district in Afrin, 7th March 2018. (via: Ekrem Berekat)
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    A video reveals several civilians being treated at the medical centre following an alleged Turkish shelling on the Medankii district in Afrin, 7th March 2018. (via: Hawar)
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    An image shows a man, injured in his head after the alleged Turkish shelling on the Medankii district in Afrin, 7th March 2018. (via: Hawar)
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    An image displays a woman, wounded after the alleged Turkish shelling on the Medankii district in Afrin, 7th March 2018. (via: Hawar)
  • A list names showing the injured. (via Hawar)
  • An image shows an old man, injured after the alleged Turkish shelling on the Medankii district in Afrin, 7th March 2018 (via: Afrin Now)

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
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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]