Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS029

Incident date

October 9, 2019

Location

مخيم الجبل, Al Jabal camp near Jarablus, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.811389, 38.004167 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

One civilian was killed and seven others were wounded by alleged Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) or YPG shelling of Al Jabal camp near the city of Jarablus, Aleppo governorate, on October 9th 2019. According to the director of the Syrian Civil Defense media office, Ibrahim Abu Al Laith, two women and a child were among the injured.

A Jesr Press correspondent reported that more than 15 shells were launched onto Al Jabal camp.

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the Jarabulus Military Council, which is part of the SDF, was responsible for the incident.

However, according to Suriye.u.a.d, “a civilian was killed and more than five wounded as a result of the shelling by the gangs of #PYD_YPG_PKK with missiles on the city of Jarablus east of Aleppo”.

@barispinariOP tweeted: “The PKK / PYD / SDG, the terrorist organization that occupied the east of the Euphrates in Syria, attacked civilians in Jarablus, one person was killed and seven injured.”

The media office director of the SCD added that a similar bombing targeted neighborhoods in the city of Jarablus, causing material damage to civilian homes.

The incident occured in the evening.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–7
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    YPG forces, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)

Sources (24) [ collapse]

Media
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    Victim of alleged SDF artillery and rocket shelling on Al Jabal camp near Jarablus on October 9th 2019 (via Eye On Al Hassaka on Facebook).
  • A Syrian Civil Defense volunteer after alleged SDF artillery and rocket shelling on Al Jabal camp near Jarablus on October 9th 2019 (via SCD on Facebook).
  • Photo of shelling remnants after alleged SDF artillery and rocket shelling on Al Jabal camp near Jarablus on October 9th 2019 (via Ibrahim Al Asker on Facebook).
  • Photo of shelling remnants after alleged SDF artillery and rocket shelling on Al Jabal camp near Jarablus on October 9th 2019 (via Ibrahim Al Asker on Facebook).
  • Photo of shelling remnants after alleged SDF artillery and rocket shelling on Al Jabal camp near Jarablus on October 9th 2019 (via Ibrahim Al Asker on Facebook).

YPG forces Assessment:

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

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)
  • Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    5–7
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    YPG forces, Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)

Sources (24) [ collapse]