According to a field investigation conducted by reporters Azmah Khan and Anand Gopal for the New York Times, seven civilian were killed and one injured by a Coalition airstrike on a railway station in Qayyarah.
The two journalists provided Airwars with the following: “According to our reporting, the following occurred: When ISIS left a mortar in Qaiyara’s rail yard, a local informant passed on the coordinates for an airstrike. The strikes hit the rail yard on or near March 19, 2016, but ISIS had moved on.
“Instead, the homes of Salam al-Odeh and Aaz-Aldin Muhammad Alwan were hit. Salam’s wife, Harbia, hung on until she reached the hospital, where she told her relatives what happened, then died of her injuries. A few weeks later, her son Musab died of his wounds, too. Of the eight people living in the two homes struck, only Rawa, age 2, survived.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (5)
Family members (2)