Locals claimed five civilians including three children were killed and four or more people injured, after Coalition jets allegedly targeted Al Waldy clothing plant in the Al Shifa neighbourhood of eastern Mosul.
NRN News published a detailed report: “Our correspondent said that the bombing killed five people consisting of a family (three children with a father and mother) who lived in the backyard… Daesh used the factory to make uniforms for military fighters and to sew their black banners.”
In their February 2020 civilian casualty report, the US-led Coalition assessed reports that they were responsible for civilian harm in this strike as “non-credible”, stating that no Coalition actions were conducted in the geographical area at that time.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Feb 2, 2020
April 6, 2016, in Mosul, Iraq, via Airwars report. After a review of all available records it was assessed that no Coalition actions were conducted in the geographical area that corresponds to the report of civilian casualties. 2919/CI218 38SLF293239
Original strike reports
The Coalition reports that for April 5th-6th 2016: “Near Mosul, seven strikes struck five separate ISIL tactical units, an ISIL financial storage center, and an ISIL headquarters and destroyed two ISIL supply caches, two ISIL vehicles, an ISIL command and control node, and three ISIL assembly areas.“