Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS265

Incident date

March 12, 2018

Location

باسوطة, village of Basuta, Shirwa district, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.434167, 36.873889 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

According to local media, a 25-year-old civilian was wounded followed an alleged Turkish air and or artillery strike on the village of Basuta.

Afrin Now and ANHA said the victim sustained shrapnel wound to the face.

Sources reported that Turkish warplanes bombed the centre of Shirawa and the villages of Basutah, Karzayleh and Zerba.

Additionally it was reported that as many as four civilians were wounded, including critical cases.

It was reported that there was extensive material damage to the properties in the vicinity.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–4
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

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    A picture shows a civilian being treated at the medical centre followed an alleged airstrike on the village of Basuta, Shirwa district, Afrin, 10th March 2018. (via: ANHA)
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    An image shows a civilian at the medical centre, being treated followed an alleged airstrike on the village of Basuta, Shirwa district, Afrin 10th March 2018. (via: ANHA)
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    A picture shows a civilian being treated at the medical centre followed an alleged airstrike on the village of Basuta, Shirwa district, Afrin 10th March 2018. (via: ANHA)

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
    1–4
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]