Al-Qahtaniyah, Al-Raqqah Governorate
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Al-Qahtaniya (Arabic: القحطانية) is a village in northern Syria, administratively part of al-Raqqah Governorate, located just northwest of al-Raqqah. According to the Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS), al-Qahtaniya had a population of 2,490 in the 2004 census.
On 26 December, during the ongoing Syrian civil war, Syrian opposition activists reported that 20 people, among them children, were killed in the village of al-Qahtaniyah by Syrian army tank shells.
- General Census of Population and Housing 2004. Syria Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS). Al-Hasakah Governorate. (Arabic)
- "Syria children 'killed' in Raqqa tank attack - Middle East". Al Jazeera English. 2012-12-26. Retrieved 2012-12-26.