A single source reported that members of a family were killed or injured, after Coalition aircraft reportedly struck three civilian cars near the city of Hawijah. The victims were said to be travelling to Hawijah to pick up their state pensions.
According to NRN, “the international coalition may have believed that those cars were linked to Daesh based on intelligence. It turns out they were incorrect.“
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (1) [ collapse]
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Original strike reports
No Coalition strikes were publicly reported in the vicinity of Hawijah for October 17th-19th 2015.