Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS148

Incident date

August 18, 2022

Location

مارع, Marea, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.482059, 37.197487 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

One civilian was killed as a result of contested Syrian regime forces or Syrian Democratic Forces action on August 18th 2022 on the outskirts of Marea city, Al Bab, Aleppo.  Sham reported that “a number of civilians” were also wounded.

Sham reported that the civilian killed was identified as Muhammad Diaa Nasser, and was a young man.  According to Radio Al Kul, the missile hit his car and killed him instantly.

 

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Muhammad Diaa Nasser Age unknown male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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
    Syrian Regime, YPG

Sources (20) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (6) [ collapse]

  • One civilian was reportedly killed as a result of contested Syrian regime and SDF action on August 18th 2022 (Image via @Damaspost2 / Twitter)
  • One civilian was reportedly killed as a result of contested Syrian regime and SDF action on August 18th 2022 (Image via @Damaspost2 / Twitter)
  • One civilian was reportedly killed as a result of contested Syrian regime and SDF action on August 18th 2022 (Image via @Damaspost2 / Twitter)
  • One civilian was reportedly killed as a result of contested Syrian regime and SDF action on August 18th 2022 (Image via @Damaspost2 / Twitter)
  • Muhammad Zia Omar was killed reportedly by Syrian regime or SDF forces on August 18th 2022 in Marea (Image via @MMCSYR / Twitter)
  • Muhammad Zia Omar was killed reportedly by Syrian regime or SDF forces on August 18th 2022 in Marea (Image via SCD / Facebook)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the city of Marea ( مارع), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.482059, 37.197487. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Syrian Regime Assessment:

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

YPG Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    YPG
  • YPG 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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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
    Syrian Regime, YPG

Sources (20) [ collapse]