Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS056

Incident date

October 17, 2019

Location

Al Rihanyia, Ras Al Ain, Hasakah, Syria

Airwars assessment

Three women were wounded in alleged YPG mortar fire in Al Rihanyia, Ras Al Ain, lcoal media reported.

According to Suriye.u.a.d, “Three women injured by mortar shells fired by gangs #PYD_YPG_PKK on Rihaniya village south of # Ras_alain”.

Shaam News Network reported: “SDF militias bombed civilians in the liberated village of Rihaniya, south of Ras Al-Ain, leaving a number of wounded, including women.”

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
    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 (6) [ 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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (6) [ collapse]