Three civilians from the same family, including a woman and a child, were killed in alleged Turkish artillery strikes on Aqiba village in Afrin’s Sherawa district in the night of February 25th, 2020, according to local sources.
ANF reported that Seroşet Mihemed Hesen (12), Fatma Ali (46) and Hesen Izet Mihemed (55) were killed in the night of February 25th, 2020, in an “attack by the Turkish army and allied mercenaries”.
@Karl_hakon reported that the family was killed as the house they were in was targeted. In addition, he reported three wounded.
ANF reported that “thousands of people from Afrin and Shehba gathered before the Avrin Hospital in the Fafin district of Shehba before moving to the cemetery of martyrs in a long convoy”.
The incident occured during the night.
Sources (4) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the village of Aqiba (عقيبة) for which the generic coordinates are: 36.437500, 36.968333. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.