Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

YS156

Incident date

November 13, 2022

Location

مقطع حجر كبير, Maqtaa Hajar Kabir, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.412241, 37.838813 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

Two young men were killed when a mine allegedly planted by the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) exploded in the village of Maqtaa Hajar Kabir on November 13, 2022.

According to @nahermedia, two young men named Hassan Al-Junaid and Hamid Ibrahim Al-Dheeb were killed by remnants of a mine that exploded in the village of Maqtaa Hajar Kabir. Shaam News added that the two men were in agricultural land when they were killed while they were on their way to the al-Tayha crossing near the village.

Zaman Al Wasl pointed out that the village of Maqtaa Hajar Kabir is under the control of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) while Nedaa Post reported that the landmine had been planted by the SDF.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Hassan Al-Junaid Age unknown male killed
  • Hamid Ibrahim Al-Dheeb Age unknown male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Strike target
    Agriculture
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • Cause of injury / death
    Planted explosives and unexploded ordnance (UXO)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Hassan Al-Junaid and Hamid Ibrahim Al-Dheeb, killed by a mine explosion in the village of Maqtaa Hajar Kabir on November 13, 2022. (Image posted by @nahermedia)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Maqtaa Hajar Kabir (مقطع حجر كبير), for which the generic coordinates are: 36.412241, 37.838813. 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
    Artillery
  • Strike target
    Agriculture
  • Civilian harm reported
    None known
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • Cause of injury / death
    Planted explosives and unexploded ordnance (UXO)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]