Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS516

Incident date

June 5, 2022

Location

عين عيسى, village of Abu Neitouneh, Raqqa, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least three men were injured in alleged Turkish shelling of the village of Abu Neitouneh in Ain Issa on June 5, 2022.

Hawar News reported that three civilians were injured in Turkish shelling of the village of Abu Neitouneh in Ain Issa. The source added that the injured were transferred to the Chalabiye district to receive treatment. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the injured civilians were treated at Jalabiyah hospital “while the village is still under intermittent ground shelling”.

Ain Issa Plus posted the names of the victims on Facebook: Abdulaziz Al-Youssef, Saleh Taha, Basil Al-Obaid.

A medical source from the hospital told North Press Agency that “the condition of the three people is stable after providing treatment and first aid being given to them”.

Hawar News added details that the village of of Abu Neitouneh “lies to the west of the Ain Issa district on the strategically important Aleppo-Hasaka highway known as the M4”.

A local source told Bissan FM that “the village was subjected to heavy bombardment by the Turkish forces and the opposition factions loyal to them”. All of the other sources attributed the strikes to Turkey and the Syrian National Army.

The incident occured in the evening.

  • Abdulaziz Al-Youssef Age unknown injured
  • Saleh Taha Age unknown injured
  • Basil Al-Obaid Age unknown injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Image of the three civilians that were injured when Turkey shelled the village of Abu Neitouneh on June 5, 2022. (Image posted by Hawar News)

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
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (6) [ collapse]