Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS011

Incident date

January 29, 2018

Location

الريحانية, Al Rihaniya, Hattai, Turkey

Geolocation

36.268535, 36.567411 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

The News of Syrians in Turkey reported that “two missiles hit the city of Rihaniyah and that there were injuries.”

According to @Reyhanli3131, “two rockets were shot into the city of Afrin and hit the city center. Two civilians were slightly injured.”

However, Hürriyet News did not report any casualties. It said: “According to the information received, the rocket fired by the terrorists in the Afrin region of Syria fell near an LPG station in Gültepe neighborhood. During the attack, the windows of the surrounding business areas were broken, and a vehicle was damaged. Ambulance, fire brigade, AFAD and police teams were dispatched to the scene when there was no casualties and injuries.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Video of the incident
  • Another video of the incident
  • Picture of the aftermath (via Hürriyet)

YPG forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]