Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS030

Incident date

October 9, 2019

Location

جرابلس, Jarabulus, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.819013, 38.009657 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

One person was killed and an unknown number of others were wounded after alleged SDF artillery and rocket shelling on the city of Jarablus, Aleppo governorate, on October 9th 2019.

SyriaTV reported that one civilian was killed and others were injured after rocket shelling in the city center by SDF forces stationed in the village of Zor Maghar. @kassemtljbini tweeted that “there are civilian casualties”. Jesr Press however stated that no injuries were reported.

An Arabic Sputnik News correspondent quoted a source in the SDF, who stated that “one of the gunmen of the ‘Euphrates Shield’, loyal to the Turkish army, was killed and others were wounded by shelling carried out by ‘Kurdish units’ on the city of Jarablus and the city of Mare’.”

On Wednesday evening, SDF forces also allegedly attacked Al Jabal camp, near Jarablus, with artillery and rocket shelling.

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
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)
  • Belligerents reported killed
    1

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Photo of shelling remnants after alleged SDF artillery and rocket shelling on the city of Jarablus on October 9th/10th 2019 (via @moetaz89).
  • Photo of shelling remnants after alleged SDF artillery and rocket shelling on the city of Jarablus on October 9th/10th 2019 (via @moetaz89).
  • Photo of shelling remnants after alleged SDF artillery and rocket shelling on the city of Jarablus on October 9th/10th 2019 (via @moetaz89).
  • Photo of shelling remnants after alleged SDF artillery and rocket shelling on the city of Jarablus on October 9th/10th 2019 (via @moetaz89).
  • Syrian Civil Defense volunteers securing the area around shelling that did not explode after the alleged SDF artillery and shelling strike on Jarablus city (via SDF on Facebook).

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
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)
  • Belligerents reported killed
    1

Sources (10) [ collapse]