Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS314

Incident date

October 11, 2019

Location

البديع, Bedî, Raqqa, Syria

Geolocation

36.653994, 38.921857 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were killed in alleged Turkish airstrikes on the village of Bedî, south of the town of Tal Abyad/Girê Spî, Raqqa governorate, as reported by local sources.

Yeni Özgür Politika (@y_ozgurpolitika) stated on Twitter that Turkish warplanes were responsible for the airstrikes and reported that “many” were  injured, but the exact number of wounded civilians remains unclear.

Currently, more information is unavailable to Airwars.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Bedî (البديع), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.653994, 38.921857. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further

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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]