Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS006

Incident date

January 22, 2018

Location

قيريقهان, Qeireikhan, Hattai, Turkey

Geolocation

36.497278, 36.358944 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One woman was reported killed and two civilians injured in an alleged YPG strike at Qeireikhan, in southern Turkey – one of two incidents that day.

The battle of Afrin New and News Flash Aleppo initially reported an unspecified number of dead and injured in an alleged YPG bombardment of Qeireikhan.

Al Jazeera described the victims as “Turks and Syrians,” noting that “a rocket also fell on the town of Qeireikhan which killed a woman and injured two other people today.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    YPG forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Translation: Turks and Syrians have died and been wounded with missiles from the Kurdish People's Protection Unit, in Afrin on the border city of Kirighan in Southern Turkey.

YPG forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    YPG forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]