Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS342

Incident date

October 15, 2019

Location

الفارات, Al Farat, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.574629, 37.805800 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

Multiple sources reported that 2 civilians were killed and 15 people were injured in an alleged Turkish shelling in the village of Al Farat, west of Manbij.

In a Kurdish Red Crescent document shared with Airwars, 15 people have been identified as injured, among which 10 children (including a child whose name is mentioned twice in the list). Sources posted images of casualties. ANHA reported 13 wounded, of which 4 children.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

Yasin Al Khedir
12 years old male wounded by fragments in body injured
Wefa Al Khedir
28 years old female abdomen injury injured
Rabeya Al Ali Al Khedir,
18 years old female fragments in the left hand injured

Family members (5)

Razan Al Mousa
5 years old female fragments in legs injured
Ebrahim Al Mousa
3 years old male fragments in left leg injured
Ali Al Mousa
11 years old male fragments in legs injured
Mouhammad Al Mousa
10 years old male fragments in left leg injured
Muhammad Al Mousa
10 years old male fragments in the left leg

Family members (3)

Ruqaya Al Safri
13 years old female broken leg injured
Rezan Al Safri
5 years old female fragments in head injured
Bedriya Al Safri
13 years old female leg broken injured

The victims were named as:

Ehmed Abdullah
Age unknown killed
Mihemed Abdullah El-Seferî
Adult male killed
Kamla Al Muhammad Kher
40 years old female wounded by fragments in the right leg injured
Nermeen Al Ali
18 years old female broken bones injured
Ebrahim Abdullah
43 years old male fragments in the left leg injured

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Al Farat ( الفارات), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.574629, 37.805800. 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
    14–15
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
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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
    14–15
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]