Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS361b

Incident date

October 21, 2019

Location

منبج, Manbij, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.527201, 37.953642 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

According to the Kurdish Red Crescent, six civilians were injured in an alleged Turkish forces attack on Manbij in Aleppo governorate in Syria on October 21st, 2019. The civilians injured include three children aged between 1 and 10, and three women.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Leen Ali 58 years old female Leg injury injured
  • Mariya Ali 1 years old female Fragments in her body injured
  • Hamza Meqatti 1 years old male Leg injury injured
  • Faten al Ali 46 years old female Trauma injured
  • Jana Meqatti 10 years old female Trauma injured
  • Khadeeja Yelesh 30 years old female Leg injury injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • 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 city of Manbij (منبج), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.527201, 37.953642. 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
    6
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]