Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS389

Incident date

November 9, 2019

Location

أم الشعفة, Um Assha'fa, Hasaka, Syria

Airwars assessment

Three journalists were reported injured as a result of an alleged Turkish artillery attack on the village of Um al-Shuayfa of the city of Tal Tamr, on November 9th, 2019 according to local sources.

The journalist reported injured is Fadel Hammad, a reporter for the al-Akhbariya TV channel, and he was injured in the foot.

NPA added that there were also “four injuries among Syrian government forces”.

Snacksyria added that two other journalists – Walid Ibrahim and Muhammad Al-Khaled – were wounded by shrapnel.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Walid Ibrahim Age unknown male injured
  • Fadel Hammad Age unknown male injured
  • Muhammad Al-Khaled Age unknown male injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilians harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Belligerents reported injured
    4

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • KRC list of civilians killed and injured between 09 October and 14 November 2019.

  • The aftermath of the alleged Turkish strike (via SANA)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Turkish strike (via SANA)
  • The aftermath of the alleged Turkish strike (via SANA)
  • Translation: " Syrian news photographer was injured by a bullet in the leg during his coverage of the Syrian Arab Army's clashes with the Turkish occupation and his mercenaries in the village of Um Shuaifa in the countryside"

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
    Artillery
  • Civilians harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Belligerents reported injured
    4

Sources (9) [ collapse]