Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS042

Incident date

October 13, 2019

Location

الدويرة, Al Duweira, Al Hasaka, Syria

Geolocation

36.786141, 40.044114 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were killed in an alleged PYD artillery strike on the Syrian village of Al Duweira, Al Hasaka governorate, on October 13th 2019.

According to Hasaka News, the two civilians died after a PYD mortal shell landed on their house. Al Khabour also blamed the PYD.

There are currently no further details available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    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 (2) [ collapse]

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
    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 (2) [ collapse]