Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS098

Incident date

February 8, 2021

Location

أم روثة - جرابلس, Um Raotha - Jarablus, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

A woman and a man were reported injured as a result of YPG artillery shelling on Um Raotha in Jarablus, Aleppo on February 8th, 2021.

The Syrian Civil Defense said that “a man and a woman were wounded, today, Monday, February 8th, as a result of artillery shelling of the Syrian Democratic Forces on civilian homes in Umm Rutha village in the countryside of the city of Jarablus, east of Aleppo.”

Enab Baladi, @FOXSYRlA, @syr_television and other reported the incident and blamed QSD/YPG for the incident.

No further information is available.

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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Aftermath of an alleged YPG artillery strike on Um Raotha in Jarablus, Aleppo, on Feb 8th, 2021. (via SCD)
  • A SCD volunteer in the site of an alleged YPG artillery strike on Um Raotha in Jarablus, Aleppo, on Feb 8th, 2021. (via SCD)
  • Location of an alleged YPG artillery strike on Um Raotha in Jarablus, Aleppo, on Feb 8th, 2021. (via SCD)
  • A woman and a man were reportedly injured as a result of an alleged YPG artillery strike on Um Raotha in Jarablus, Aleppo, on Feb 8th, 2021. (via SCD)
  • Translation: Civil Defense: A man and a woman were injured, as a result of artillery shelling of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) on civilian homes in Umm Rutha village in the countryside of the city of Jarablus, east of Aleppo.

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
    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
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (12) [ collapse]