Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS324

Incident date

October 12, 2019

Location

بركي, Barki/Pirikê, Hassakah, Syria

Geolocation

37.237153, 42.185783 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that one civilian was killed and another wounded in alleged Turkish shelling in Barki village, Dirak/Al-Malikiyah.

@NPA_SY said: ” Artillery shelling by Turkish forces is affecting areas in the village of Barki, located in the countryside of the town of Malikiyah / Dirk, in the triangle of the Syrian-Iraqi-Turkish border, killing one person and injuring a Syrian civilian.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • alah Saeed Hamk Age unknown male Named by Kurdish Red Crescent killed
  • Dani Brno Hanna Age unknown Named by Kurdish Red Crescent injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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
from sources (1) [ collapse]

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    A wounded civilian being treated in a medical facility following alleged Turkish shelling on Barki village, Dirak/Al-Malikiyah, Oct 12th.

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Barki (Pirikê/بركي), for which the generic coordinates are: 37.237153, 42.185783. 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
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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]