Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS325

Incident date

October 12, 2019

Location

كركي زيرا, Girkê Zîra, Hassakah, Syria

Geolocation

37.065985, 41.385284 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two named civilians were wounded in an alleged Turkish shelling of Girke Zera, Qamishli, sources reported.

@ HiwaDilan_71 tweeted: The occupation of the Turkish state in Qamishlo’s neighborhoods and villages continues unabated. Newaf and Fehed Ali, brothers, were wounded in the attacks on Girkê Zîra village in the east of Qamişlo”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Girkê Zîra (كركي زيرا), for which the generic coordinates are: 37.065985, 41.385284. 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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]