Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS077

Incident date

November 27, 2019

Location

أعزاز‎ , Azaz, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Three or four civilians including two women were reportedly wounded by alleged YPG artillery attacks in southern neighbourhoods of Azaz city, Aleppo governorate, on November 27th, 2019, according to local sources.

The Euphrates Post reported that “the YPG targeted the southern neighbourhoods of Azaz with more than six rocket-propelled grenades shortly before, wounding three civilians”. @ShahbaPress later wrote that four civilians, including a girl and an elderly woman, were injured in the attack.

Smart News Agency reported that “a source in the military police in the city said in a special statement to “Smart”, that four civilians, including two women were injured in an initial toll, as a result of the bombing of “SDF” rocket launchers on the residential neighbourhoods in the city of Azaz, from their positions at the Meng military airport, where civil defence teams worked to help them to Azaz Al Ahli Hospital”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–4
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Destruction caused by shelling on Azaz (via @MohmdKerndl)
  • Names of the four civilians who got injured in alleged YPG shelling on Azaz (via Our Syria).
  • One of four civilians reported injured in alleged YPG shelling on Azaz (via Our Syria).
  • One of four civilians reported injured in alleged YPG shelling on Azaz (via Our Syria).

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
    3–4
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]