Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS551

Incident date

August 19, 2022

Location

النيربية, Al Nayribiyah, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.374059, 37.377273 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

An elderly woman was injured in alleged Turkish shelling of Al Nayribiyah village on August 19, 2022.

Hawar News Agency reported that a woman and a child were injured as a result of Turkish forces bombing the villages of the countryside of Al-Shahba canton, including the villages of Karamel, Hassin, Ain Deqina and Baylouniyah, in addition to the center of Tel Rifaat district in al-Shahba canton. Syrian Observatory for Human Rights specified that the elderly woman in her 70s was injured in Al-Nayribiyah village. However, Lîlav Alî posted on Facebook that the woman injured, Khadija Shammo, is 55 years old.

According to Hawar News Agency, both victims of shelling in Al-Shahba (TS551 and TS552) were transferred to Afrin Hospital in the district of Favin for treatment.

.All of the sources that reported on the incident attributed the attack to Turkey, with most referring to the bombing as being shelling.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Khadija Shammo 70 years old female injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    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 (6) [ collapse]

Media
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    Elderly woman injured by alleged Turkish strikes on al-Shahba canton on August 19, 2022. (Image posted byLîlav Alî via Facebook)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Al Nayribiyah (), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.374059, 37.377273. 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
    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 (6) [ collapse]