Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS080

Incident date

December 3, 2019

Location

اعزاز, Azaz, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

According to local sources, one woman was reported killed and 15 other civilians including 8 children and 2 women were injured in alleged YPG shelling on Azaz, Aleppo in Syria on December 3rd, 2019.

The woman killed was identified as Zalikha Ahmed Kasaiba, 36 years old.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    15
  • 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 (24) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • One woman killed and seven including two women injured. (via SCD)
  • Aftermath of an alleged YPG mortar shelling on Azaz (via Halab Today)
  • A child injured in alleged YPG shelling on Azaz (via Syria TV).

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 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    15
  • 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 (24) [ collapse]