Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS138

Incident date

June 27, 2022

Location

البلدق, Al Baldak, Jarablus, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.668925, 37.896056 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

Two civilians, one girl and her mother were injured at dawn on June 27th 2022 by a reported missile shelling attributed to the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) / PKK/PYD or the Syrian regime in the town of Baldaq in the countryside of Al-Dhahirah area in Jarablus, in the eastern countryside of Aleppo, Syria.

The Syrian Civil Defence reported that the mother was injured critically.

The incident occured around dawn.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested 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
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    YPG, Syrian Regime

Sources (16) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Two civilians, a mother and daughter, were injured after an alleged SDF or Syrian regime missile hit Baldaw on June 27th 2022 (Image via SCD / Facebook)
  • Two civilians, a mother and daughter, were injured after an alleged SDF or Syrian regime missile hit Baldaw on June 27th 2022 (Image via SCD / Facebook)
  • Two civilians, a mother and daughter, were injured after an alleged SDF or Syrian regime missile hit Baldaw on June 27th 2022 (Image via SCD / Facebook)
  • Two civilians, a mother and daughter, were injured after an alleged SDF or Syrian regime missile hit Baldaw on June 27th 2022 (Image via SCD / Facebook)
  • Two civilians, a mother and daughter, were injured after an alleged SDF or Syrian regime missile hit Baldaw on June 27th 2022 (Image via SCD / Facebook)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Al Baldak (البلدق), for which the generic coordinates are:36.668925, 37.896056. 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

Syrian Regime Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Syrian Regime
  • Syrian Regime position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested 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
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    YPG, Syrian Regime

Sources (16) [ collapse]