Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS262

Incident date

March 10, 2018

Location

خربة حياة, شيروا, عفرين , Kharbat Hayat village, Shirwa district, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.429444, 37.013333 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

According to a single source, one civilian was killed followed an alleged Turkish shelling on Kharbat Hayat village, Shirwa district, Afrin

Rumaf revealed the name of a 62-year-old male who was killed, adding a 60-year-old male was also injured.

There is a photograph published in the same post of a young boy who appears to be dead.

No further details are currently available.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

62 years old male via Rumaf killed
60 years old male via Rumaf injured

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Kharbat Hayat village, Shirwa district, Afrin (خربة حياة, شيروا, عفرين ), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.429444, 37.013333. 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
    1 – 2
  • (0–1 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Muhammad Cullen, injured in an alleged Kharbat Hayat village, Shirwa district, Afrin, 10th March 2018. (via Rumaf)
  • Muhammad Cullen, injured in an alleged Kharbat Hayat village, Shirwa district, Afrin, 10th March 2018. (via Rumaf)
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Turkish Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Military
  • Turkish Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (0–1 children1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (1) [ collapse]