Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS004

Incident date

January 21, 2018

Location

كلجبرين, Kiljbreen, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.536667, 37.115833 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two Syrian civilians – a father and his son – were killed and several others wounded in an alleged shelling by YPG forces of the town of Kiljbreen, according to local sources.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that “areas of the village of Kiljbreen, located in the northern countryside of Aleppo, were shelled by the SDF also stationed in the northern countryside of Aleppo. This caused material damage, and the death of at least two people, a man and his son. Others were also injured”.

According to Alarby News, the shells fell on three areas of the town – “one fell on a house, the other on a work station and the third on a street”.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    YPG forces

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Translation: Scenes from #Kalgreen in the countryside of #North Aleppo, which was hit by artillery shelling by the Kurdish units.
  • Two civilians were killed in Kaljibreen due to artillery shelling of the Kurdish separatist forces in Northern Aleppo - similar shelling targeted other villages.

YPG forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG forces
  • YPG forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    YPG forces

Sources (12) [ collapse]