Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS330

Incident date

October 12, 2019

Location

رام حمدان‎, Ram Hamdan, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

36.027246, 36.712858 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said “a girl from Ram Hamdan town in Idlib countryside was killed after five failed attempts to cross to the Turkish border from the western side of Idlib”.

The Observatory said the victim was killed by “Turkish border guards’ bullets”.

No further details are currently available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Counter-Terrorism Action (Ground)
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Ram Hamdan (رام حمدان‎), for which the generic coordinates are:  36.027246, 36.712858. 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
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Counter-Terrorism Action (Ground)
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]