Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

TS554

Incident date

September 18, 2022

Location

قرية قرموغ, village of Qara Mogh, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.829774, 38.550523 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian was injured by alleged Turkish artillery and mortar shelling of the village of Qara Mogh on September 18, 2022.

According to Hawar News, a young man was injured by Turkish bombardment of artillery shells and mortars on the village of Qara Mogh. The injured victim is named Khalil Badr, 18 years old, and he was taken to a hospital in Kobani.

Kobani News reported that “civilians” were injured and that in addition to Khalil, others whose identities were not known were injured. Residents told Kobani News that the bombardment started at seven o’clock in the morning.

All of the sources that reported on the incident attributed the incident to Turkish forces.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Khalil Badr 18 years old male injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Alleged Turkish bombing of the village of Qara Mogh on September 18, 2022. (Image posted by Hawar News)
  • 18-year-old Khalil Badr who was injured by alleged Turkish shelling of the village of Qara Mogh on September 18, 2022. (Image posted by Kobani News)
  • Alleged Turkish bombing of the village of Qara Mogh on September 18, 2022. (Image posted by North Press Agency)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Qara Mogh (قرية قرموغ), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.829774, 38.550523. 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
    1–3
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]