Documented massacres caused by Turkish attacks on Afrin

Kurdish Red Crescent Heyva Sor a Kurd has published a detailed report on the massacres committed by Turkish and allied jihadist forces in their attacks on Afrin Canton of Northern Syria.

Kurdish Red Crescent Heyva Sor a Kurd has published a detailed report on the massacres committed by Turkish and allied jihadist forces in their attacks on Afrin Canton of Northern Syria.

The report includes massacres from 20 to 31 of January, 2018 as the numbers of martyrs increase daily and most of the wounded 's situations are very critical.

The first massacre on the first day of the Turkish airstrikes 20\1\2018:

The Turkish military airstrikes targeted several times Afrin city at around four o'clock afternoon in Turneda village. The attacks caused damages in people's houses and souls, which led to a terrible massacre of a family displaced to Afrin from Idlib. All the family members died in the attack.

Hemada family from Idlib were surprised by the sounds of the Turkish airplanes, the kids went out to see what was going on, but when the mother rushed to get her children in, she saw them on the ground with their organs out of their bodies.

The nine-year old Yehya Hemeda got martyr; even though the doctors tried hard to rescue him. His brother Khaled Hemeda who was eleven years old suffered from very bad injuries in abdomen and his situation is now very critical, hoping he will come over soon. Not to mention the injured members in the family.

The second massacre on the second day of the Turkish airstrikes 21\1\2018:

On the second day of the Turkish airstrikes on Afrin, Al-Hussien family in Jilboul village in Sherawa district, was the target of Turkish shells. This miserable family who consists of three families together coming from Idlib run away from the conflict in their area to Afrin region looking for a better way of living and shelter for their children.

The family managed to get a house in Jilboul village and ran a ranch for chickens, but the family faced a very awful massacre which left 24 people victims, among them 11 martyrs and 8 wounded and 5 missing members, most of them were children and women.

The martyrs are:

1.Wael Al-Hussein, one- year old.

2.Salma Al-Hussein, six years old.

3.Mousab Al- Hussein, six years old.

4.Ghaliya Al-Hussein, eight years old.

5.Hedel Al-Hussein, ten years old.

6.Ahmed Al-Hussein seventeen years old.

7.Rehef Al-Hussein, thirty-three years old.

8.Bedar Al-Hussein, twenty-four years old.

9.Unknown person

10.Emad Shamo, twenty-nine years old.

11.Ahmed Rehmano, thirty-seven years old

The wounded are:

1.Guma Mohemmed Al-Hussein, seventeen years old.

2.Hemeda Ibrahim, three years old.

3.Hesen Ibrahim Al-Hussein, two years old.

4.Fadi Mohemmed Eed, ten years old.

5.Ismail Mohemmed Ibrahim, twelve years old

6.Ibrahim Mohemmed Ibrahim, thirty-five years old.

7.Khaled Mohemmed Ali, thirty-six years old.

The third massacre by the Turkish airstrikes 23\1\2018:

Turkish forces along with the so called Free Syrian Army and other gangs bombed randomly the civilians in Jendaris district where both Arabs and Kurds live together with heavy weapons. The Turkish airstrikes focused on Al-Hemam village which is still under attack. Bombardments of Turkish forces and gangs left a lot of damages among poor civilians causing a terrible massacre between kids, women and elderly people. The numbers of victims reached 45 people, among them five martyrs and 41 wounded. The medical center was also attacked and the Kurdish Red Crescent’s ambulance got hit by many shots.

The martyrs are:

1.Unknown child, four years old.

2.Elmaza Shieko Horo, fifty years old.

3.unknown women, fifty-five years old.

4.unknown person, nineteen years old.

5.Gigar Khon, fifteen years old.

The fourth massacre by the Turkish airstrikes 26\1\2018:

The bombs, shells and rockets target almost all towns, villages and regions in Afrin. This time the Turkish forces with allied terrorist groups targeted Moubeta district leading to a very terrible massacre in a civilian family who were refugees from Tel-Kirah town in North Aleppo. The victims were seven members from the same family. Al-Khater family had come to Afrin looking for a living and a safe shelter for their children. But unfortunately they became an easy target for Turkish shells which destroyed their homes on their heads while they were sleeping.

The six martyrs are:

1.Yousra Taha Al-Khater, nine years old.

2.Soulieman Taha Al-Khater, fourteen years old.

3.Zaky Taha Al-Khater, fifteen years old.

4.Moustefa Taha Al-Khater, seventeen years old.

5.Amena Taha Al-Khater, forty years old.

6.Taha Moustefa Al-Khater, forty-five years old

As for the seventh member, nineteen years old Safaa Taha Al-Khater, she had some minor injuries, the doctors assure that her psychological situation is very bad after she knew that all her family were dead.

The fifth massacre by the Turkish airstrikes 28\1\2018:

Afrin people woke up on a very awful massacre on Gubela village in Sherawa district. Keno family who consists of three families together came to Afrin region looking for a better life. The family worked in grazing herds of sheep. According to the father (the only survivor), the Turkish aircraft bombed their houses with four rockets continuously, making the house fall to the ground. When the rescue team of the Kurdish Red Crescent arrived in the location, they found a yard full of parts of bodies to the extent that the team couldn't recognize the parts of humans’ and herds'. The victims of this massacre were mostly kids and women.

The eight martyrs are:

1. Kemal Keno, seven months old.

2.Safaa Keno, seven years old.

3.Hesen Keno, thirteen years old.

4.Hanedy Keno, fifteen years old.

5.Amera Keno, seventeen years old.

6.Jourya Keno, forty-five years old.

7.Fatema Abd Rebo, forty years old.

8. Rewan Al-Aswad twenty years old.

The rest were badly wounded. The names of the wounded:

1.Abedallah Keno, fifty years old.

2.Mohemmed Abedallah Keno, twenty-seven years old.

3.Abedallah Mohemmed Keno, two years old.

4.Hesnaa Abedallah Keno, two years old.

5.Mehmoud Abedallah Keno, six years old.

6.Rehef Abedallah Keno, five years old.

7.Bedriya Abedallah Keno, eighteen years old.

The sixth massacre by the Turkish airstrikes 31\1\2018:

The Turkish airstrikes once again targeted Afrin’s Turneda village randomly. The savage attacks caused a very painful massacre to a very miserable family who had already run away from the Turkish attacks in Jalema town. Aleko family were taking place in one of the basements in Turenda village as a temporary place. The reckless shell went directly to the basement leading to many injuries with their little child as a martyr.

The wounded are:

1.Mohemmed Aleko, seventy-five years old.

2.Ali Ekrem Aleko, forty years old.

3.Mohemmed Ahmed Aleko, ten years old.

4.Abedo Mousa Mousa, eleven years old.

5.Gulah Mohemmed Khalil, forty years old.