Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS354

Incident date

October 17, 2019

Location

غرب, Alia, Al Hassakah, Syria

Geolocation

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

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.

The victims were named as:

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

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.

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 Military

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Turkish Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Military
  • Turkish Military 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 Military

Sources (2) [ collapse]