The Syrian Observatory For Human Rights

After commemorating death of Hafrin Khalfa | Two people killed by Turkish drone attack in Al-Qamishly

Al-Hasakah province: SOHR activists have documented the death of two unidentified people in an attack by a Turkish drone on a “Van” car in Al-Malkiyah (Direk) area in Al-Qamishly countryside, where the vehicle burnt and their bodies were charred, amid information about the presence of a third body inside the vehicle.

According to reliable SOHR sources, the vehicle set off from Mazar Al-Shuhadaa, where military and security commanders were present for the commemoration of the third anniversary of the death of the activist “Hafrin Khalfa.”

Moreover, a drone targeted another checkpoint near Sad Al-Bashot (Al-Bashot Dam) in Al-Malkiyah countryside. However, no casualties have been reported yet.

SOHR activists have just reported that a Turkish drone targeted a car near Noroz camp in Al-Malkiyah in Al-Qamishly countryside, damaging it, amid information about the injury and the death of people inside the car.

Accordingly, the number of attacks carried out by Turkish drones on areas controlled by the “Autonomous Administration in northern and north-eastern Syria, AANES” since early 2022 has reached 61. These attacks left 11 civilians, including seven children, and 60 combatants, including two children and 13 females, dead, while over 97 others sustained various injuries. Here is a monthly distribution of attacks by Turkish drones in 2022:
• January: Three attacks left three people dead and 13 others injured.
• February: Ten attacks killed eight people, including two children and a young female fighter, and injured 21 others.
• March: Two attacks injured two people.
• April: 11 attacks left six people dead, including three women, and 19 others injured.
• May: Four attacks left three people dead, including a woman, and seven others injured.
• June: Three attacks left a combatant dead and five others injured.
• July: Nine attacks left a civilian and 13 combatants, including seven women, dead and ten others injured.
• August: 13 attacks left eight civilians, including six children, and 14 combatants, including a prominent commander, dead. In addition, 13 others were injured.
• September: Four attacks left ten combatants dead and seven others injured. Also, a child died of the wounds she sustained in an earlier attack on August 18.
• October: A commander of the People’s Protection Units (YPG) died of wounds he sustained on September 26, and two military men were killed by shelling on Al-Malkiyah countryside on October 12.