Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS359B

Incident date

October 18, 2019

Location

Tirbe Sipiye, Hassakah, Syria

Geolocation

36.962992, 40.532942 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Three civilians including a child were reported injured in alleged Turkish forces attack on Tirbe Sipiye in Hassaka Governorate on October 18th, 2019 according to local sources.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Hamed Abdi Reyad 23 years old male injured
  • Hamoud Shendi 22 years old male injured
  • Wassim Suleiman 13 years old male injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Tirbe Sipiye, allegedly in the Hassakah (الحسكة‎) governorate. Research indicated the possible location as a village similarly named Tirbe Spî, for which the generic coordinates are: 36.962992, 40.532942. 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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]