Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS526

Incident date

July 18, 2022

Location

مياسة, Mayasa, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.396980, 36.946560 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian, a woman, was injured in alleged Turkish  rocket attacks on the village of Mayasa on July 18, 2022.

According to Hawar News, a woman was injured in Mayasa village as a result of Turkish bombing in Afrin. The correspondent for Hawar News also identified the woman injured as a Kurdish citizen of the village named Zalukh Hamsho (30 years old) who was taken to the nearest medical point for treatment.

Syrian Observatory for Human Rights described the woman’s injuries as being “moderate”. All of the other local sources that also reported on this incident identified one woman as being injured and attributed the bombardment to Turkish forces.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Mayasa (مياسة), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.396980, 36.946560. 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
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]