Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS039

Incident date

October 11, 2019

Location

نصيبين‎, Nusaybin, Mardin, Turkey

Airwars assessment

Two Anadolu Agency reporters were reportedly injured in an alleged YPG/PKK artillery attack on their building in Nusaybin in Turkey, on October 11th 2019, according to local media sources.

Anadolu Agency reported that their office was “targeted by gunfire from areas controlled by terrorists of the PKK/PKK on the Syrian side’ and that the injuries were ‘light’. @kobiyasam reported that snipers attacked the building.

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
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • Photo of the alleged YPG artillery attack on the office of Aadoulu Agency in Nusaybin, Turkey, on October 11th, 2019 (via @aa_arabic).
  • Photo of the alleged YPG artillery attack on the office of Aadoulu Agency in Nusaybin, Turkey, on October 11th, 2019 (via @aa_arabic).
  • Photo of the alleged YPG artillery attack on the office of Aadoulu Agency in Nusaybin, Turkey, on October 11th, 2019 (via @aa_arabic).
  • Photo of the alleged YPG artillery attack on the office of Aadoulu Agency in Nusaybin, Turkey, on October 11th, 2019 (via @aa_arabic).
  • Footage of the alleged YPG artillery attack on the office of Aadoulu Agency in Nusaybin, Turkey, on October 11th, 2019 (via @KacSaatOlduTR).
  • Footage of the alleged YPG artillery attack on the office of Aadoulu Agency in Nusaybin, Turkey, on October 11th, 2019 (via @kobiyasam).

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
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]