Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS336

Incident date

October 13, 2019

Location

Al Asadiye, Al Hasaka , Syria

Geolocation

36.776583, 40.131296 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Medical personnel were reported dead and wounded in an alleged Turkish shelling attack on a vehicle carrying doctors in vicinity of Al Asadiya village, Al Hasaka governorate.

According to @dersi4m, the vehicle was traveling from Tal Tamir to Serêkaniyê.

@ameddicleT reported that the medical staff was on their way to treat civilians who were wounded in Serêkaniyê due to the ongoing Turkish strikes. He added that “there are dead and wounded in the attack”.

ANF News also reported dead and wounded among the medical team, but it remains unclear how many people were killed or injured.

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
  • 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]

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
  • 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]