Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS272

Incident date

March 14, 2018

Location

ترينيدة, Trinide village, Afrin, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

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

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

According to multiple sources, up to four civilians including a child were killed, and at least five children from one family were wounded in an alleged Turkish shelling of Trinide village, Syria.

Only one single source reported the death of four civilians for this incident.

According to Xeber, artillery shelled the village of Trinide and resulted in the wounding of five children from one family who were taken to the hospital Afrin.

Afrin now indicates the names and ages of the five children, included some images as they are being treated at the hospital. The victims were named by multiple other sources.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (5)

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 4
  • (0–1 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (11) [ collapse]

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    An image shows a child being treated following an alleged Turkish shelling of Trinide village (source: Afrin now)
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    A picture shows a little girl being treated following an alleged Turkish shelling of Trinide village (source: Afrin now)
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    A picture shows a child at the medical centre, injured following an alleged Turkish shelling of Trinide village (source: Afrin now)
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    An image shows a child being treated following an alleged Turkish shelling of Trinide village (source: Afrin now)
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    A picture shows a little girl being treated following an alleged Turkish shelling of Trinide village (source: Afrin now)
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    A picture shows female and child at the medical centre, injured following an alleged Turkish shelling of Trinide village (source: Hawar news)
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    An image shows a child at the medical centre, injured following an alleged Turkish shelling of Trinide village (source: Hawar news)
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    A picture shows female and child at the medical centre, injured following an alleged Turkish shelling of Trinide village (source: Hawar news)
  • A picture shows smoke rising from the scene of a reported Turkish shelling of Trinide village (source: Hawar news)
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    A picture shows a child at the medical centre, injured following an alleged Turkish shelling of Trinide village (source: Hawar news)
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    A picture shows a child at the medical centre, injured following an alleged Turkish shelling of Trinide village (source: Hawar news)

Turkish Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Turkish Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 4
  • (0–1 children)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (12) [ collapse]