Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS062

Incident date

October 21, 2019

Location

بادية السوسة, Al Sousa countryside, Deir Ezzor, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two male civilians were reportedly shot by YPG forces in the countryside of al-Sousa.

Euphrates Post reported: “The bodies of the two young men were found n the village of al-Jarzi this morning: Meshaan al-Hamoud Al Ghadab was born in 1992 and his brother-in-law Musleh Khabur al-Saleh was born in 1983 The youths were civilians and do not belong to any military or political party.”

According to the Shaam News Network, “Two young men from al-Jarthi village were found shot dead in the countryside of al-Sousa in the eastern countryside. They were arrested by a SDF checkpoint in al-Bahra town about 10 days ago. They are not affiliated with any military or political party.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Counter-Terrorism Action (Ground)
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

YPG forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Counter-Terrorism Action (Ground)
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]