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

Geolocation accuracy

Village

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
  • 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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    14–15
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
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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.

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
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    14–15
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]