Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS028

Incident date

July 22, 2019

Location

جيلان بنار, Ceylanpınar, Turkey

Geolocation

36.853273, 40.050478 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly killed and up to six more injured when Kurdish artillery shelling hit Ceylanpınar.

According to Suriye.u.a.d, “one civilian was killed and three others injured by shelling by the PYD militia targeting a civilian house near the secondary school.”

Hasaka News reported: “One person killed and four civilians injured in the Turkish city of Ceylanpınar, adjacent to the city of Ras al-Ain, as a result of shelling by the Kurdish militia units YPG.”

Eye on Hasaka wrote that four people from the Atan and Işık families were injured.

Marsad Al Hasaka said five people were injured in the incident.

According to TRT, six people, including a child were wounded.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 1
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]

  • Picture showing one of the alleged victims
  • People waiting at the hospital
  • Video allegedly showing the aftermath of the attack

YPG forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0 – 1
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • 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]