Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS101

Incident date

March 14, 2021

Location

مزرعة طويجات - الحمران, Tuwayjat farm - Al Hamran, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

A woman and her child were reported killed and five others injured allegedly by YPG missiles on Tuwayjat farm near Al Hamran village on March 14th. The victims were identified as Bakr Shehadeh aged 12, and his mother Ammoun al Muhammad, aged 48. Their bodies were transferred to Jarablus’ hospital by the Syrian Civil Defence.

Euphrates Post said “the SDF bombed with heavy artillery the Al-Hamran area of ​​Jarablus city from the southern side, which led to the killing of a woman and her child, wounding five others, and extensive damage to civilian homes.”

The Syrian Network for Human Rights said “A 12-year-old boy named as Bakr Shehadeh, and a 48-year-old woman named as Ammoun al Muhammad, were killed while other civilians were injured when Syrian Democratic Forces’ artillery forces fired mortar shells at al Humran village in the eastern suburbs of Aleppo governorate on March 14, 2021.”

Halab Today said that the victims’ house was targeted with five mortars from SDF.

No further information is available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (21) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Syrian Civil Defence volunteers moving to hospital casualties as a result of YPG artillery attack on a farm in Hamran area in Jarablus on March 14th, 2021. (via Syrian Civil defence)
  • Syrian civil defence volunteers near a man who seems to be a relative of victims of alleged YPG shelling on Hamran in Jarablus on March 14, 2021. (via SNHR)
  • Alleged YPG shelling on Hamran in Jarablus on March 31st that led to killing a woman and her child. (via SCD Aleppo)

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
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (21) [ collapse]