Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS073

Incident date

November 19, 2019

Location

عريضة , Aridha, Raqqa, Syria

Geolocation

36.542944, 38.768504 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

A child was reported killed and his family members injured in an alleged YPG artillery attack on Aridha village in Raqqa governorate, Syria on November 19th, 2019 according to local sources.

The child killed was identified as Ezzeddine Al Sayyad and he is between 3 or 4 years old.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ezzeddine Al Sayyad Child male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Ezzeddine Al Sayyad was reported killed, and his family members injured in an alleged YPG attack on Aridah village in Raqqa (via @Sy_intelligence).

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Aridha (لعريضة), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.542944, 38.768504. 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
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]