Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS109

Incident date

July 25, 2021

Location

مارع, Mare’, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one woman was injured in alleged SDF shelling of the city of Mare’ on July 25, 2021.

Shahba Press reported that “a woman was also slightly injured as a result of the YPG targeting of Marea city”.

Baladi News correspondent in Aleppo said that “SDF” forces shelled with mortar shells residential houses in the city of “Marea”, which resulted in the injury of a woman. @Ahmad_1alshble also pointed out that the woman that was injured was a displaced person.

SY24 added that “residential neighborhoods in the city of Marea in the Aleppo countryside were subjected to mortar shelling, which led to the injury of a woman, and severe material damage to civilian property. In turn, the Syrian Civil Defense went to the location of the shells and worked to provide first aid to the injured woman and to secure the place.”

All of the sources that reported on the incident attributed the strikes to the Syrian Democratic Forces or were ambiguous about who was responsible.

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
    1
  • 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)

Sources (18) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • Damage caused by shelling of Mare' on July 25, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • Damage caused by shelling of Mare' on July 25, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • Damage caused by shelling of Mare' on July 25, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • Damage caused by shelling of Mare' on July 25, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)
  • Smoke from shelling of Mare' on July 25, 2021. (Image posted by @Almohrar1)
  • Image of the impact of a shell launched at Mare' on July 25, 2021. (Image posted by @abo_aljod84)
  • Smoke from shelling of Mare' on July 25, 2021. (Image posted by @Ahmad_1alshble)

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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)

Sources (18) [ collapse]