Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS527

Incident date

July 21, 2022

Location

أبو نيتولة, Abu Naytulah, Raqqa, Syria

Geolocation

36.4537, 38.72317 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were injured in alleged Turkish shelling of Abo Naitola village on July 21, 2022.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, two civilians were injured when alleged Turkish artillery shells hit Abo Naitola village in the Raqqa countryside.

Both Xeber24 and the Media Office of North Syria reported that Turkish forces were carrying out shelling on the towns of Ain Issa but did not mention any civilian casualties.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Abu Naytulah (أبو نيتولة), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.4537, 38.72317. 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
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]