On 8 August 2023, a woman and two children were killed, and three others, two children and their mother, all from the same family, were reportedly injured by Turkish shelling on their house in the village of Al-Shirka located in the eastern countryside of Ain Issa.
According to ANF, 60 year-old grandmother Doza, 10 year old Heba and 3 year-old Abdullah from the Ismail al–Hadi al-Khalawi family were killed. Whilst, 12-year old Malak, 5 year-old Tahani and their mother 25 year-old Haya Omar were reportedly transferred to hospitals in Raqqa with injuries.
Hawar News added that the bombardment occurred in the village of Al-Shirka south of the M4 international road.
This version of events was reported by a series of sources including the Fox Press, the Syrian Observatory of Human Rights, Hawarnews and local facebook posts, all conforming to the narrative provided by ANF.
The local time of the incident is unknown.