Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS131

Incident date

April 26, 2022

Location

مارع, Marea, Aleppo, Syria

Airwars assessment

Three to six civilians were wounded as a result of artillery shelling which was contested as to be from the Syrian Democratic Forces or the Syrian regime. According to local sources such as Shaam, the shelling targeted residential neighbourhoods on the outskirts of Marea city in the northern countryside of Aleppo on April 26th 2022.

MMC reported that six civilians were injured and that SDF was to blame for the artillery. The injured names were:

Mohammed al Qassem, from Idlib
Radwan Iman, from Marea
Abdullah Na’ma, son of Adnan and Aisha, from Marea
Mohammed Qassem, son of Abullrahman and Hala, from Maaret Al Numan, living in Marea
Wajed Al Khatib
Hasan Najjar, son of Abdulhamid, from Marea

A local source on Twitter, @anasanas84, reported that more than four missiles fell on a football field, and another source @khaleedalkhteb reported that among the injured were “civilian youths.”

 

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammed al Qassem Age unknown male injured
  • Radwan Iman Age unknown male injured
  • Abdullah Na’ma Age unknown male injured
  • Mohammed Qassem Age unknown male injured
  • Wajed Al Khatib Age unknown male injured
  • Hasan Najjar Age unknown male injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.

Sources (26) [ collapse]

Media
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  • The Syrian Civil Defense reported that six civilians were wounded by an alleged Syrian regime or SDF artillery strike in Marea on April 26th 2022 (Image via SCD / Twitter)
  • The names of six civilians that were wounded by an alleged Syrian regime or SDF artillery strike in Marea on April 26th 2022 (Image via MMC / Facebook)
  • Photo of the aftermath of an alleged SDF or Syrian regime artillery strike in Marea on April 26th 2022 (Image via @zanakhalil2 / Twitter)
  • Photos of some of the injured who were allegedly hit by a Syrian regime or SDF artillery missile on April 26th 2022 (Image via @Hamoudi_Free_sy / Twitter)
  • Hassan Najjar, one of the injured young people after an alleged SDF or Syrian regime artillery missile hit Marea on April 26th 2022 (Image via @WAlantqam / Twitter)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.

Sources (26) [ collapse]