Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS518

Incident date

June 9, 2022

Location

ميسلون, Maysaloun neighborhood, Hassakah, Syria

Geolocation

37.065754, 41.244520 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Exact location (via Airwars) level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

Between one and five civilians were injured in alleged Turkish drone strikes on Maysaloun neighborhood in Qamishli on June 9, 2022.

A local source told North Press that “at about 10 a.m, a ‘Turkish’ drone attacked a location near a local market in Maysaloon neighborhood in the city of Qamishli,” resulting in an injury to one civilian and material damage to three food transport trucks. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights identified the market struck as Al-Hal market while Hawar News detailed the location to be near martyr Dalil Sarukhan shrine.

Xeber24 referred to damage to “three civilian cars” and the injury of one of the drivers of the cars, who was taken to a hospital in the city for treatment.

The Internal Security Forces (Asayish) put the number of civilians injured at five, releasing a statement that “this morning, Thursday, the ninth of June, a Turkish drone targeted a warehouse of the Community Protection Forces in the Maysalun neighborhood in Qamishlo city.”

All of the sources that reported on the incident attributed the strikes to Turkey.

The incident occured at approximately 10:00 am local time.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–5
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Damage caused by an alleged Turkish drone strike on Maysaloun neighborhood in Qamishli city on June 9th, 2022. (Image posted by North Press Agency)
  • Damage caused by an alleged Turkish drone strike on Maysaloun neighborhood in Qamishli city on June 9th, 2022. (Image posted by Xeber24)
  • Damage caused by an alleged Turkish drone strike on Maysaloun neighborhood in Qamishli city on June 9th, 2022. (Image posted by Darka Mazi)

Geolocation notes (3) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention a strike on a fruit and vegetable market in the Maysaloun neighbourhood (ميسلون) of Al-Qamishli (ٱلْقَامِشْلِي). Analysing audio-visual material from sources we have narrowed down the location to these exact coordinates: 37.065754, 41.244520.

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  • Imagery:
    Xeber24

  • Imagery:
    Nûçe Ciwan

  • Imagery:
    Nûçe Ciwan

Turkish Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Military
  • Turkish Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–5
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]