Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS370

Incident date

October 26, 2019

Location

أبو هيا, Abu Haya, Raqqa, Syria

Geolocation

36.591618, 38.702860 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A civilian aged 80 was reported injured after being shot allegedly by Turkey-back militants in Abu Haya, Tal Abyad in Raqqa Governorate on October 26th, 2019 according to local sources.

The civilian was identified as Jesus Khelil who according to ANF News, was shot in front of his house. Other sources said the civilian was going towards Meqtera village grazing his sheep, when he was shot.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Turkish Armed Forces, Free Syrian Army, Free Syrian Army

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • An 80 year- old civilian was reported shot dead by Turkey backed militants in Abu Heye, Tal Abyad in Raqqa on October 26 2019 (via ANF)
  • 80 year-old man injured after being allegedly shot in front of his house by Turkey-backed militants in Ras Al Ain (via ANHA)
  • An 80 year old civilian allegedly shot by Turkish forces or Turkey-backed militants in Raqqa on October 26th, 2019 (Via ANHA)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Abu Haya (أبو هيا), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.591618, 38.702860. 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

Free Syrian Army Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Free Syrian Army
  • Free Syrian Army position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Free Syrian Army Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Free Syrian Army
  • Free Syrian Army position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Turkish Armed Forces, Free Syrian Army, Free Syrian Army

Sources (4) [ collapse]