Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS027

Incident date

March 9, 2018

Location

Ma'rsteh, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.380833, 37.075833 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

On March 9th, The Smart News Agency reported: “a woman and her child were wounded on Friday by an artillery bombardment of the Kurdish “People’s Protection Units” on the village of Ma’rsteh al-Khan (21 km north of Aleppo) in northern Syria.

The correspondent of Smart quoted a military source that a 120mm mortar shell was fired by Kurdish units from their positions around the village of Meriamin, pointing out that the wounded were taken to the hospital in the city of Azaz for treatment.”

No further details are currently available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    YPG forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]

YPG forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    YPG forces

Sources (7) [ collapse]