Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS136

Incident date

June 18, 2022

Location

حزوان, Hazwan, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.409167, 37.405000 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

Civilians were injured in alleged Syrian Democratic Forces strikes on the village of Hazwan on June 18, 2022.

According to Shaam News, Syrian Democratic Forces launched a guided missile that struck the home of a civilian in the village of Hazwan, resulting in “the fall of a number of wounded”.

Both @ZaitunAgency and @hamza_hindawie tweeted that “injuries” resulted from the missile attack by the SDF but did not specify how many.

All three sources that reported on the incident attributed the strikes to the Syrian Democratic Forces.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    YPG

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Hazwan (حزوان), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.409167, 37.405000. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

YPG Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG
  • YPG position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    YPG

Sources (3) [ collapse]