Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS479

Incident date

December 13, 2021

Location

عين عيسى, Ain Issa, Raqqa, Syria

Geolocation

36.387671, 38.863106 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian was injured in alleged Turkish strikes on the M4 road west of Ain Issa on December 13, 2021.

According to the correspondent for Nabd News, Hassan Muhammad Abdullah was injured when Turkish forces bombed highway M4 west of Ain Issa district while he was traveling on it. An image posted alongside the report shows Hassan’s arm and hand bandaged.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • 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

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Hassan Muhammad Abdullah, injured in alleged Turkish strikes west of Ain Issa on December 13, 2021. (Image posted by Nabd News)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention a vehicle being struck at an unspecified point on the M4 highway, west of Ain Issa (عين عيسى). Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further. The generic coordinates for Ain Issa are: 36.387671, 38.863106.

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
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • 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

Sources (1) [ collapse]