Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS257

Incident date

March 8, 2018

Location

قرية ترندة, Tarnada villlage, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.493056, 36.879444 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

At least three of four children from the same family died, and their mother was wounded in an alleged Turkish shelling of Tarnada village near the city of Afrin, according to local media. Reports said that their home was struck.

Afrin Now reported: The death of three children and the injury of a child and his mother as a result of the barbaric shelling of the Turkish occupation of the village of Tarnada adjacent to the city of Afrin. One of the shells landed on the house of a civilian in the village of Tarnada.

The Kurdish Red Crescent and other local sources named the three civilians who were killed and two injured.

However, according to SDF Press, the three-year-old Rashid Rifaat Ibrahim died in the attack.

IC Afrin Resistance went on to report that three children were still missing under the ruins, and at least one more civilian was killed.

According to IC Afrin Resistance, four children died, and the youngest child and the mother were seriously injured.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 4
  • (3–4 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
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    A picture shows a child who was either injured or killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th March 2018. (via: Afrin now facebook post)
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    A picture shows a child being treated following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin, 8th March 2018. (via: Afrin now facebook post)
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    A picture shows a child who killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th March 2018. (via: Afrin now facebook post)
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    An image shows a child Hala Ibrahim, a 13-year-old who was killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th march 2018. (via Rumaf )
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    A picture shows a child who was killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th March 2018. (via: Afrin now facebook post)
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    An image shows a child who was killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th March 2018. (via: QSD Heza)
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    An image shows a child Hala Ibrahim, a 13-year-old who was killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th March 2018. (Source: QSD Heza)
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    An image shows a child Hala Ibrahim, a 13-year-old who was killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th march 2018. (via KRC)
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    Another image of Hala Ibrahim, a 13-year-old who was killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th March 2018. (via: IC Afrin resistance)
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    A picture shows a child who was killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th March 2018. (via: IC Afrin resistance)
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    A picture shows a child who was killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th March 2018. (via: IC Afrin)
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    A picture shows a dead body of one of the children who killed a following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th march 2018. (via: Rojava)
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    A picture shows the Kurdish red crescent team removing bodies from the spot of the reported shelling by Turkish on Tarnada village, Afrin, 8th March 2018. (via: Rojava)
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    A picture shows the Kurdish red crescent team removing bodies from the spot of the reported shelling by Turkish on Tarnada village, Afrin, 8th March 2018. (via: Wladimir)
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    An image shows one of the children who was killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th March 2018. (via: Rumaf)
  • A group of people of Afrin demonstrating to express their anger of the death of three children by the Turkish airstrikes. (source: IC Afrin)
  • A group of people of Afrin demonstrating to express their anger of the death of three children by the Turkish airstrikes. (source: IC Afrin)
  • A group of people of Afrin demonstrating to express their anger of the death of three children by the Turkish airstrikes. (source: IC Afrin)
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    An image shows one of the children who was killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th March 2018. (via: Rumaf)
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    An image shows one of the children who was killed following an alleged Turkish shelling on Tarnada village, Afrin 8th March 2018. (via: KRC)

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
    3 – 4
  • (3–4 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]