Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CI186

Incident date

February 10, 2016

Location

حي الكرامة, Mosul, Karama, Nineveh, Iraq

Geolocation

36.3435269, 43.2140027 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

 A number of sources reported that at least seven civilian forced labourers were killed in an alleged Coalition on a Daesh pickup truck. The incident took place in the main street area of Karama, a neighbourhood to the east of Mosul.

NRN News said that the civilians were being used by Daesh as forced labourers to demolish graves in the city. At the time of their deaths “, they were on their way back to prison before their release.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7 – 10
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention the main street in the neighbourhood of Karama (الكرامة) in the east of Mosul. The generic coordinates for this main street are: 36.3435269, 43.2140027.

  • The neighbourhood of Karama (الكرامة) in the east of Mosul, the main street marked in black

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US-led Coalition Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

For February 10th-11th 2016, the Coalition confirmed it had targeted a vehcle in the city, reporting that “Near Mosul, three strikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL checkpoint, seven ISIL fighting positions, an ISIL vehicle, and an ISIL assembly area.“

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7 – 10
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (4) [ collapse]