Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS023

Incident date

February 22, 2018

Location

Mare, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.481667, 37.196744 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Between one and three civilians died and up to eight others were wounded in an alleged YPG shelling of Mare, according to local media.

Wyvern reported that three Syrian civilians died and five more were wounded when the YPG shelled a football field.

@aaaaaaaaa175 put the number injured as high as eight in a “heavy artillery” bombardment.

According Rfsmediaoffice, the YPG targeted “a playground in the city of Mare with heavy artillery, killing one player and injuring others, in addition to extensive destruction in the area”.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the death toll at two with two more wounded.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–8
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

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    Injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged YPG raid on Mare, 22nd February 2018. (via Wyvern)
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    Injured civilian in the aftermath of an alleged YPG raid on Mare, 22nd February 2018. (via @SyrianCoalition)

YPG forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–8
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]