Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS258

Incident date

March 8, 2018

Location

سري كانية, عفرين, Siri Kanaida, Syrian-Turkish border, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.848208, 40.078991 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that three civilians were wounded in an alleged Turkish mortar attack in Siri Kanai on the Syrian-Turkish border. The victims were reportedly taken to hospital where they were in a stable condition.

According to Hawar, three people were injured in Sri Kanaia as a result of the Turkish occupation army launched mortar shells landed in the neighbourhood of the station near the border between the area of Sri Kaniyah and Bakur Kurdistan, amid the flight of Turkish reconnaissance aircraft over the skies of the region.

According to a source, the three wounded civilians had sought refuge in the hospital of Kanye for treatment. Another added that the three people were lightly injured, were treated and then left the hospital and one was transferred to the city of Qamishli to check on the health of some of her family.

There were various sources named the two victims.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • A picture shows a woman, injured followed an alleged Turkish shelling on Siri Kanaida, Syrian-Turkish border, Afrin, 8th March 2018. (via: Hawar news)

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
    3
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]