Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS354

Incident date

October 17, 2019

Location

غرب, Alia, Hassakah, Syria

Geolocation

36.611118, 40.104561 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

NPA tweeted: “Five injured have arrived at the hospital in Tal Tamr, northwest of Hassakah, as a result of the Turkish warplanes bombing on the village of Aliya south of the city of Ras al-Ain/Sere Kaniyeh this morning [Oct 17th].”

No further details are currently available.

 

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Bashar Ahmad Khalef 19 years old male According to KRC injured
  • Muhammad Emin 13 years old male According to KRC injured
  • Kawa mahmoud 45 years old male According to KRC injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Alia (غرب), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.611118, 40.104561. 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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]