Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS296

Incident date

October 9, 2019

Location

Tirbe-Sipi, Eastern Qamishli, Hasakah, Syria

Geolocation

37.026914, 41.545174 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

One civilian died and up to 10 more were injured in alleged Turkish shelling on Tirbe-Sipi, Eastern Qamishli, according to local media.

@NPA_SY reported one civilian death – and the injury of six more.

Other sources put the number of wounded at four or five.

Yehya Ibrahim Aljasem, 25-years-old, was named as killed.

Buyerpress noted the injury of a “six-year-old child”.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (5)

  • Majid Hamo 37 years old male Kurdish Red Crescent injured
  • Jamil Hamo 50 years old male Kurdish Red Crescent injured
  • Hussien Hamo 10 years old male Kurdish Red Crescent injured
  • Abdulghani Hamo 17 years old male Kurdish Red Crescent injured
  • Yehya Ibrahim Aljasem 25 years old male killed
  • Rojin Sabri 16 years old injured
  • Hamid Riyad 23 years old male injured
  • Turkiya Hajji 16 years old female injured
  • Abdulghani delf 15 years old male injured
  • Ali Said Age unknown male injured
  • Ahmed Othman Age unknown male injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    8–10
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Smoke rises over Tirbe-Sipi, Eastern Qamishli, Hasaka Governorate, Oct 9th, following an alleged Turkish strike (via Bakur)
  • Smoke rises over Tirbe-Sipi, Eastern Qamishli, Hasaka Governorate, Oct 9th, following an alleged Turkish strike (via Buyerpress)

Turkish Military Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    8–10
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (6) [ collapse]