Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS080

Incident date

December 3, 2019

Location

اعزاز, Azaz, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.585559, 37.051789 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

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).

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the city of Azaz (اعزاز), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.585559, 37.051789. 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 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]