Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS099

Incident date

February 16, 2021

Location

أم عدسة, Um Adasa, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Local sources reported that one civilian was killed and others injured in alleged YPG shelling on Um Adasa village in Al-Bab countryside in Aleppo, Syria.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights named the victim as Amer Mustafa aged 63.

Baladi News said that “one civilian was killed and four others were wounded by artillery shelling of the SDF forces on the villages of Um Adasa and Al-Sukkariyah in the countryside of Al-Bab city in the eastern countryside of Aleppo.”

ShahedAgency said “a civilian was killed and another was wounded, in the artillery shelling of the SDF militia on two villages around the city of Al-Bab, east of Aleppo.”

Shaam Network reported that on February 16th, “The villages of Umm Adasa and al-Sukkariyah in the countryside of al-Bab city in the eastern countryside and the village of Kafr Kalbin in the northern countryside were subjected to artillery and missile strikes by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), which led to the fall of a martyr in Umm Adasa, and the Turkish army responded by targeting the Qasd strongholds in the villages of Meng and Maranaz with artillery shells.”

No further information is available at the moment.

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 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (14) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Caption translation: Qasd terrorist militia targets the villages of Um Adasa and Al-Ajami, east of the city of Al-Bab rom the Al-Urimah area. It led to a martyr and several casualties among the ranks of civilians.

Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)
  • Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF)
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (14) [ collapse]