Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS016

Incident date

February 2, 2018

Location

Zeitounka, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local media reported that an Anatolian agency correspondent, was wounded in a rocket or mortar attack while covering Operation Olive Branch in Afrin. No source specified which belligerent the fire originated from.

According to TRT News, “Ozer was wounded in the hand and thigh by shrapnel from rocket and mortar fire at a location close to his whereabouts. After receiving first aid, Ozar was transferred to the government hospital in the town of Qreikhan in the state of Hatta”.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Serb Ozer Age unknown male injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Serb Ozer, being treated in hospital after being wounded in an alleged Turkish mortar attack on Afrin. (via TRT)
  • Serb Ozer, being treated in hospital after being wounded in an alleged Turkish mortar attack on Afrin. (via Anadolu )

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
    1
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]