Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS412

Incident date

February 23, 2020

Location

مُنـابـي, Mabujah, Raqqa , Syria

Geolocation

36.591111, 38.728333 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

According to ANF, two civilians including a child were injured in alleged Turkish shelling of Mabujah village in Tal Abyad on February 23rd, 2020. ANF said that ” During the night, the invading Turkish state and its mercenaries shelled the village of Mabujah in Girê Spî (Tal Abyad). As a result of the bombing, a 16-year-old boy named Meram Khelîl was injured together with another civilian.”

The incident occured during the night.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • A child injured in alleged Russian shelling on Mebuce village in Tal Abyad on February 23rd, 2020. (via ANF)
  • Ain Issa, Raqqa, Syria. (via @Kurdistan4K)

Geolocation notes

Reports on the incident mention the village of Mabujah (مُنـابـي) for which the generic coordinates are: 36.591111, 38.728333. 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
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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

Sources (2) [ collapse]