Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS057

Incident date

October 16, 2019

Location

الرافع, Al Al-rafe`a, Raqqa, Syria

Airwars assessment

One person was reported killed (Ahmed Issa Al-Ajeel) and 13 people are injured in an alleged YPG sniper attack on Al-Rafe`a village in Raqqa, Syria on October 16th, 2019 according to local sources.

Al Rafe’ caln said “The young man was born in 1985 and has three children.”

Raqqa Network said six children were wounded.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    13
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

YPG forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    13
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]