Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS374

Incident date

October 29, 2019

Location

الرباط, Rabiat, Hassakah, Syria

Geolocation

36.820691, 40.333042 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One child aged 10 was reported injured in an alleged Turkish forces and/or Turkey- backed militants attack on Rabiat village, Zirgan in Hassakah governorate, on October 29th, 2019 according to local sources.

The child was identified as Khidir Mihemed Tahir.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Counter-Terrorism Action (Ground)
  • 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

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Rabiat (الرباط), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.820691, 40.333042. 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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Counter-Terrorism Action (Ground)
  • 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

Sources (8) [ collapse]