At least two civilians, a woman and a child, were injured in alleged Turkish shelling of Manbij on May 12, 2022.
According to Hawar News, a woman and a child were injured by Turkish shelling of Manbij. Xeber24 reported a similar civilian casualty toll that a woman and a child were injured.
Al Etihad Media reported that in addition to the injuries, the bombing “caused extensive damage to dozens of homes”. Specifically, “the bombing extended from the villages of the Shirawa district, south of Afrin, to the cities of Manbij and Kobani, and the villages of Issa district, with a distance of up to 280 km, in which 40 tons of explosives were used”.
The US Embassy in Syria tweeted a statement that “we are deeply concerned by the recent cross-border attacks from Syria and Turkey and reports of indiscriminate firing on civilian areas. We call on all parties to deescalate and support regional stability.”
All of the sources that reported on the incident attributed the strikes to Turkey.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Reports of the incident mention the city of Manbij (كوباني), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.535300, 37.967900. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.