Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS067

Incident date

October 27, 2019

Location

اعزاز, Azaz, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one woman was injured after alleged YPG, PYD and/or SDF artillery strikes on the city of Azaz, Aleppo governorate, on October 27th 2019, according to local sources.

@SyrianCoalition reported that one woman was injured by the artillery strikes. According to STEP Agency, the rocket-propelled grenades came from “Kurdish units stationed at Meng Airport and Ain Dokna City”. They reported “civilian casualties”, but did not clarify numbers.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that “one citizen and child” were wounded and that the attacks came from Kurdish militants stationed in Marnaz. Yeni Safak wrote that the militants were stationed in Tel Rifaat area.

The incident occured in the evening.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • The aftermath of alleged SDF/YPG/PYD artillery strikes on the city of Azaz, Aleppo governorate, on October 27th 2019 (via @SyrianCoalition).
  • The aftermath of alleged SDF/YPG/PYD artillery strikes on the city of Azaz, Aleppo governorate, on October 27th 2019 (via SCD).
  • The aftermath of alleged SDF/YPG/PYD artillery strikes on the city of Azaz, Aleppo governorate, on October 27th 2019 (via SCD).

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
    1–2
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]