Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS061

Incident date

October 20, 2019

Location

باب الخير شمال راس العين , Bab Al kheer, northen Ras Al Ain, Hasakah, Syria

Geolocation

36.846147, 40.282677 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reportedly killed by YPG forces in Bab Al kheer, northen Ras Al Ain.

Suriye.u.a.d  reported: “The gangs of #PYD_YPG_PKK assassinate the civilian Ismail Mohammed Mulla Matar on charges of dealing with the Syrian National Army in the village of Bab al-Khair east # Ras_alain”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Counter-Terrorism Action (Ground)
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Cause of injury / death
    Unknown
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    YPG

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Bab Al Kheer (باب الخير), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.846147, 40.282677. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

YPG Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Counter-Terrorism Action (Ground)
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Cause of injury / death
    Unknown
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    YPG

Sources (3) [ collapse]