Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS069

Incident date

October 29, 2019

Location

ريف تل أبيض, Tal Abyad countryside, Raqqa, Syria

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were killed in the Tal Abyad countryside due to shelling by alleged YPG/SDF forces on October 29th, 2019, according to local sources.

The Raqqa Observatory for Human Rights reported mortars killed civilians Mahmoud Al Sayyad and Ibrahim Al Hassan. The Syrian Human Rights Committee published the same names, and blamed ‘shelling of the SDF and YPG militia’.

Further details are unavailable right now.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • 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 (3) [ 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
    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 (3) [ collapse]