Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS489

Incident date

February 2, 2022

Location

تل تمر, Tel Tamr, Hassakah, Syria

Geolocation

36.703333, 40.401667 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

At least one child was injured in alleged Turkish shelling of the village of Tel Tamar on February 2, 2022.

A tweet from @me_delal, a Kurdish human right activist, reported that a child was wounded when Turkish forces shelled Tel Tamar.

Both @NPA_English and Athr Press also reported that Turkish forces shelled the village of Tel Tamar without providing any information on casualties.

No other information is available to Airwars at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • A child injured in alleged Turkish shelling of Tel Tamar on February 2, 2022. (Image posted by @me_delal)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Tal Tamr (تل تمر), for which the generic cooridnates are: 36.703333, 40.401667. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Turkish Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Military
  • Turkish Military 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
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (3) [ collapse]