Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS310

Incident date

October 11, 2019

Location

قامشلي, Qamishli, Al 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

At least one civilian was killed and six others were injured in alleged Turkish shelling on the largest bakery of the city of Qamishli, as reported by local sources.

@y_ozgurpolitika reported that the bakery is located in a park in the city center. According to Hawar News Agency, the automatic bakery provides bread to half of the civilian population of the city.

According to Hawar News Agency and the Coordination & Military Ops Center of the SDF, 2 civilians died and 6 people were wounded.

North Press Agency Syria reported on Twitter that the oven worker Hassan Suleiman Al Ali was killed and two police men were injured. They also wrote that civilian Habib Bashar Hebbo was injured while bringing bread to his family and had to get his leg amputated.

 

The incident occured during the night.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–6
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Footage of alleged Turkish shelling on the city center of Qamishli on October 11, 2019 (via @TurceAnha).
  • Photo of one of the victims of alleged Turkish shelling on the city center of Qamishli being carried away by medical staff (via @HiwaDilan_71).

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
    1 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–6
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]