Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS316A

Incident date

October 11, 2019

Location

راس العين, Ras Al Ain, Hasaka, Syria

Geolocation

36.848579, 40.073576 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

Two civilians including a child were reported killed and 11 others also including children and women injured in alleged Turkish forces airstrike or artillery strike on Ras Al Ain in Hassakah governorate on October 11th, 2019.

The Kurdish Red Crescent named 13 civilians killed and injured as a result of the attack.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Qais Alsheikh
15 years old male killed
Fadel Saleh,
26 years old male killed
Majed Mohmmad Sultan Albakr,
40 years old male injured
Abdulmajeed Koni
50 years old male Suffered from "shock" injured
Idrees Seydo
5 years old male injured
Amina Abdu Sheikhi
55 years old female Gun shot in left foot injured
George Abdulahad
64 years old male Fragments in the back injured
Dakhil Mohammad alHussien
55 years old male injured
Mohammad Barho Fares
60 years old male injured
Ali Mahmoud Hussien
30 years old male injured
Mohammad Khalil Khalaf
24 years old male injured
Fryal Abdulrahman Alfaraj
26 years old female injured
Eyad thaki Hajji
20 years old male injured

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the city of Ras Al Ain (رأس العين), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.848579, 40.073576. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    11
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

Turkish Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Military
  • Turkish Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    11
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (3) [ collapse]