Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS063

Incident date

October 22, 2019

Location

قرية الجلبة, Al Jalba village , Al Hasakah, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one woman was killed and another woman injured in an alleged YPG/SDF/PKK artillery attack on the village of Al Jalaba, west of Tal Abyad, on October 22nd, 2019, according to local sources.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights reported that “Mrs. Zalkha Hamad al Abbou, from Ein al Arous village which is administratively a part of Tal Abyad city in the northern suburbs of Raqqa governorate, was killed as Syrian Democratic forces artillery fired a mortar shell on Al Jalaba village in the northern suburbs of Raqqa governorate, on October 22, 2019”. Suriye.u.a.d also reported the injury of Sanaa Khalaf Al-Jassem.

@AlhadathAlfurai reported that two children and one woman died, and four others were wounded. The other sources do not mention children being killed.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (0–2 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–4
  • 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
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • (0–2 children1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–4
  • 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]