Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS037

Incident date

October 10, 2019

Location

منطقة الصناعة, Al Sina'a neighbourhood, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Between 1 and 3 civilians were reportedly injured by alleged YPG/SDF/PKK artillery strikes on Al Sina’a neighbourhood in Afrin city, on October 10th 2019, according to local media sources.

According to AA News, the attack was launched from Tal Refa’at, which the YPG controls. Whereas AA News reported 1 wounded civilian, Qasioun News reported 3 wounded.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Aftermath of alleged YPG/SDF/PKK shelling in Al Sina'a neighbourhood, Afrin city on October 10th, 2019 (via @Nabil_Waleed023).
  • Aftermath of alleged YPG/SDF/PKK shelling in Al Sina'a neighbourhood, Afrin city on October 10th, 2019 (via @Nabil_Waleed023).
  • Aftermath of alleged YPG/SDF/PKK shelling in Al Sina'a neighbourhood, Afrin city on October 10th, 2019 (via @Nabil_Waleed023).
  • Aftermath of alleged YPG/SDF/PKK shelling in Al Sina'a neighbourhood, Afrin city on October 10th, 2019 (via @Nabil_Waleed023).
  • Aftermath of alleged YPG/SDF/PKK shelling in Al Sina'a neighbourhood, Afrin city on October 10th, 2019 (via Qasioun News).

YPG forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]