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

Geolocation accuracy

Town

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
  • 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 (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 Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Turkish Armed Forces 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
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]