Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS417

Incident date

March 2, 2020

Location

جورين, Jourin, Hama, Syria

Geolocation

35.615000, 36.267222 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

The Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) reported that two civilians were killed when pro-Turkey militants launched artillery on Jorin in Hama, Syria on March 2nd, 2020. The victims are a child and a woman. Seven civilians are reported injured in the attack.

“A woman and a child were martyred while seven civilians were injured in terrorist attacks with rocket shell on Jorin town in the far northwest countryside of Hama. SANA’s reporter said on Monday that the terrorist organizations, backed by the Turkish regime, fired  rocket shells on Jorin town that fell on a consolation house, killing two citizens and injuring seven others.”

@HarbiehNadie said the shells fell on a consolation house in the town.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    7
  • 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]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Jorin (جورين), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.615000, 36.267222. 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
    2
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    7
  • 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]