In an incident not previously tracked by Airwars, CENTCOM later confirmed the death of a civilian in an event near Mosul.
Their November 2016 civilian casualty report noted: “during a strike against ISIL fighters, it is assessed that one civilian was killed after entering the target area after the aircraft released its weapon.”
In July 2019 the Coalition provided Airwars with the location of this incident, accurate to within a 100 metre box.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Prior to the Coalition releasing the MGRS for this incident, Airwars had geolocated it to the nearest neighbourhood/area at 36.368483, 43.184281
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Nov 9, 2016
May 26, 2016, near Mosul, Iraq, during a strike against ISIL fighters, it is assessed that one civilian was killed after entering the target area after the aircraft released its weapon.
Original strike reports
For May 25th-26th it was reported that “Near Mosul, five strikes struck three separate ISIL tactical units, five ISIL headquarters, an ISIL media center, and an ISIL communication headquarters and destroyed two ISIL vehicles, an ISIL weapons cache, and an ISIL supply cache.“