Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS306

Incident date

October 10, 2019

Location

القامشلي, Qadourbek neighborhood, Hasaka, Syria

Geolocation

37.036389, 41.239444 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Four civilians including one child and two elderly women were reported killed and nine other civilians injured in an alleged Turkish forces shelling on Qadourbek neighborhood in Qamishli, on October 10th, 2019, according to local media sources.

Mohammed Yousif Hussein was reported killed, and his sister Sara Yousif Hussein, lost a leg in the attack.

Smart News reported: “A child was killed and four civilians, including a girl and a woman, were wounded by Turkish artillery shelling on Thursday in the city of Qamishli (82 km northeast of the city of al-Hasakah) northeast of Syria.”

According to an Amnesty International report, the incident occurred near the Al Salah mosque in Qamishli.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

  • Amina Mardini 60-73 years old female killed
  • Ahmad Abu Rana Age unknown male killed
  • Abdulghani Bashir Age unknown male shrapnel in the head injured
  • Bashira Kabsho Adult female elderly woman killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (1 child2 women1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • 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 (14) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (13) [ collapse]

  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Sara Yousif lost her leg in an alleged Turkish forces shelling on Qamihsli, October 10th, 2019 (via @zana_medi)
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Mohamed Yousif Hussein was reported killed and his sister Sarah was reported injured in an alleged Turkish forces shelling on Qamishli, October 10th, 2019. (via @RudawEnglish)
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    A child reported killed in an alleged Turkish forces shelling on Qamishli, October 10th 2019. (via @BaxtiyarGoran)
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Video of the surgery
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    A 60 year old civilian was reported killed in an alleged Turkish forces shelling on Qadourbek neighborhood in Qamishli , October 10th 2019. (via @NPA_SY)
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    8 years old Sarah Yousif Hussein lost her leg in an alleged Turkish forces shelling on Qidorbak in Qamishli, October 10th 2019 (via @mutludc).
  • Image showing where an alleged Turkish forces shelling on Qidorbak in Qamishli happened, October 10th 2019 (via @khabat_abas)
  • Image showing where an alleged Turkish forces shelling on Qidorbak in Qamishli happened, October 10th 2019 (via @khabat_abas)
  • Image showing where an alleged Turkish forces shelling on Qidorbak in Qamishli happened, October 10th 2019 (via @khabat_abas)
  • Image showing where an alleged Turkish forces shelling on Qidorbak in Qamishli happened, October 10th 2019 (via @khabat_abas)
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

  • Muhammad Yousef Hussein (11 - 13 yrs old) killed in alleged Turkish forces shelling on Qamishli - October 10th 2019, (via SN4HR)
  • Photo of Sarah Yusuf Husein (8) in the hospital, after the alleged Turkish airstrike in Qamishli on October 10th 2019, that killed her brother Mohammed (12). Sara lost her leg (via Hawar News).

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
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • (1 child2 women1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • 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 (14) [ collapse]