Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS017

Incident date

February 3, 2018

Location

Azzaz, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.588333, 37.046667 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

At least 8 and as many as two dozen civilians were reported wounded in an alleged YPG attack on Azzaz, according to local media.

RFS published a video showing the aftermath of a bombing on the market, while other sources said that shops were hit. According to Smart News Agency, “nine civilians were wounded by a SDF rocket attack on a popular market in the city Azaz”.

Syria News said that dozens were wounded. It reported: “Dozens of people were injured on Saturday by a rocket attack by Kurdish fighters on the town of A’zaz in the Aleppo countryside controlled by the Free Army.”

“According to opposition sources and activists on social networking sites, the Kurdish fighters targeted the city with seven rockets landed on the vegetable market, which led to the injury of several people”.

Local Civil Defence said that nine civilians were wounded included one of their members. Baladi reported that two children and two members of the civil defence were among those injured.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    8–24
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • An injured civilian is treated for his injuries in the aftermath of an alleged KPG airstrike on Azzaz, 3rd March 2018. (via Olive Branch)
  • An injured civilian is treated for his injuries in the aftermath of an alleged KPG airstrike on Azzaz, 3rd March 2018. (via Olive Branch)
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    An injured civilian is treated for his injuries in the aftermath of an alleged KPG airstrike on Azzaz, 3rd March 2018. (via Olive Branch)
  • The aftermath of an alleged YPG airstrike on Azzaz, 3rd March 2018. (via RFS)
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    An injured civilian is treated for his injuries in the aftermath of an alleged KPG airstrike on Azzaz, 3rd March 2018. (via Syria Civil Defense)
  • An injured civilian is treated for his injuries in the aftermath of an alleged KPG airstrike on Azzaz, 3rd March 2018. (via Smart)

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
    8–24
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]