Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS021

Incident date

February 12, 2018

Location

عزاز, 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

One civilian died and three more were injured in an alleged YPG shelling of Azaz, local media reported.

According to the Smart News Agency, “Three civilians were wounded in a rocket attack by Kurdish ‘protection units’ on the city of A’zaz, north of Aleppo, north of Syria. The Kurdish units, the backbone of the Syrian Democratic Forces, targeted the city from its nearby headquarters. The shelling hit a residential house. Three civilians were wounded. One of them was seriously injured and taken to the hospital.

Euphrates Post a male as killed, reporting that he died from wounds sustained in YPG artillery shelling.

Smart News Agency and Madardaily said that three civilians were wounded, one of them seriously.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Muhammad ‘Ali’ Obeid al-Hasan Age unknown male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

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    A wounded civilian is rushed to hospital in the aftermath of an alleged YPG raid on Azzaz, 12th February 2018. (via Smart)
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    A seriously injured man in the aftermath of an alleged YPG raid on Azzaz, 12th February 2018. (via Marsad Alhasaka)

YPG forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]