Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS087

Incident date

February 4, 2020

Location

المحسنلي, Al Mihsinli, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Several civilians were allegedly injured by YPG shelling on the village of Al Mihsinli near Jarabulus on February 4th, 2020, according to local sources.

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that “a child was seriously injured, as a result of artillery shelling carried out by the Kurdish forces on the village of Al Muhsinli in the Jarabulus region of the northern countryside of Aleppo.”

ShahbaPress wrote: “Civilians, including a child, were wounded by mortar bombardment of the YPG on the village of Al Mihsinli, near the city of Jarablus, east of Aleppo.” @moetaz89 also reported mortar shelling.

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
    2
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Aftermath of alleged YPG artillery shelling on the village of Al Mihsinli on February 4th, 2020 (via @moetaz89).

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
    2
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]