Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS420

Incident date

March 16, 2020

Location

ام الكيف, Um al Keif, Hassaka, Syria

Geolocation

36.675833, 40.320556 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

According to ANF, a civilian was injured in Turkish forces and Turkey-backed militants’ shelling of Um al Keif village in Tal Tamr, Syria on March 16th, 2020.

“According to reports from the ground, the attack left a Syrian soldier and a civilian injured, who were taken to hospitals in Til Temir.”

No more details are available at the moment.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Belligerents reported injured
    1

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of  Um al Keif (ام الكيف), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.675833, 40.320556.  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
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Belligerents reported injured
    1

Sources (1) [ collapse]