Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS038

Incident date

October 10, 2019

Location

مارع, Mare', Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Up to three civilians, including a woman and a child, were reportedly injured in an alleged YPG/PKK artillery strike on Mare’, Aleppo governorate on October 10th, 2019, according to local sources.

Anadolu Agency reported 3 wounded. @SyriaCivilDefe reported that a woman and a child were injured as the result of rocket shelling. A member of the media office in the city, Muammar Nasser, told Smart News Agency that the woman was seriously injured and brought to a hospital. The same source stated that the rockets were launched from Tal Refa’at, which is under control of the Syrian National Army.

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
    2–3
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Footage of the alleged YPG artillery strike on the city of Mare', Aleppo governorate, on October 10th, 2019 (via @humam_isa).
  • Aftermath of alleged YPG artillery strikes on the city of Mare', Aleppo governorate, on October 10th 2019 (via @SyriaCivilDefe).
  • Aftermath of alleged YPG artillery strikes on the city of Mare', Aleppo governorate, on October 10th 2019 (via @SyriaCivilDefe).
  • Aftermath of alleged YPG artillery strikes on the city of Mare', Aleppo governorate, on October 10th 2019 (via @SyriaCivilDefe).

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
    2–3
  • 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 (9) [ collapse]