Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CI125

Incident date

October 18, 2015

Location

القائم, Al Qa'im, Anbar, Iraq

Geolocation

34.3957715, 40.9943684 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Six civilians were reported killed and 27 injured in an alleged Coalition strike at al Qaim in Anbar province.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    6
  • Civilians reported injured
    27
  • Airwars grading
    Discounted
    Those killed were combatants, or other parties most likely responsible.
  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition

Sources (2) [ collapse]

US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

No Coalition strikes were publicly reported at Al Qaim for October 1th-19th. However, for October 17th-18th the Coalition noted: “Near Ramadi, three strikes destroyed an ISIL supply cache and denied ISIL access to two separate terrain locations.” And for October 18th-19th, the Coalition reported strikes in Anbar province at both Ramadi and Fallujah.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    6
  • Civilians reported injured
    27
  • Airwars grading
    Discounted
    Those killed were combatants, or other parties most likely responsible.
  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition

Sources (2) [ collapse]