Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS110

Incident date

July 26, 2021

Location

اعزاز, Azaz, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

At least one civilian was injured in alleged Syrian Democratic Forces shelling on the city of Azaz on July 26, 2021.

According to the Syrian Civil Defense, “a civilian was injured, by missile shelling coming from areas controlled by the Syrian Democratic Forces and the regime forces, north of #Aleppo, targeting civilian homes in the city of #Azaz this evening, Monday, July 26th.”

The majority of other sources also identified one civilian as being injured in the strikes. However, a tweet from @dbOFRYEU7XqMrTc reported that there were “no casualties”.

All of the sources that reported on the incident attributed the shelling to the SDF.

The incident occured in the evening.

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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • White Helmets help an injured civilian following strikes on Azaz on July 26, 2021. (Image posted by Syrian Civil Defense)

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 (5) [ collapse]