Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS315

Incident date

October 11, 2019

Location

تل رفعت و شيخ عيسى, Tal Rifat and Sheikh Issa, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.4711743, 37.0965136 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

At least four children were wounded in an alleged Turkish shelling of Tal Rifat and Sheikh Issa in Aleppo governorate, according to local media.

Sources didn’t give the number of children wounded, though pictures showed four children with injuries. There was also a graphic image of a wounded adult.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    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]

Media
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    Wounded children following an alleged Turkish shelling of Tal Rifat and Sheikh Issa, Aleppo Governorate, Syria , Oct 11th (via SO4HR)
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    Wounded children following an alleged Turkish shelling of Tal Rifat and Sheikh Issa, Aleppo Governorate, Syria , Oct 11th (via SO4HR)
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    A wounded adult male following an alleged Turkish shelling of Tal Rifat and Sheikh Issa, Aleppo Governorate, Syria , Oct 11th (via SO4HR)
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    Wounded children following an alleged Turkish shelling of Tal Rifat and Sheikh Issa, Aleppo Governorate, Syria , Oct 11th (via SO4HR)

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention the adjacent towns of Tal Rifat (تل رفعت) and Sheikh Issa (شيخ عيسى). The generic coordinates for Tal Rifat are: 36.4711743, 37.0965136 and the generic coordinates for Sheikh Issa are: 36.4790894, 37.1473147. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

  • Reports of the incident mention the adjacent towns of Tal Rifat (تل رفعت) and Sheikh Issa (شيخ عيسى).

    Imagery:
    Google Earth

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    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]