Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CI250

Incident date

June 13, 2016

Location

الشرقاط, Al Shirqat, Salaheldin, Iraq

Geolocation

35.5045616, 43.2404709 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Local sources claimed a whole family was killed after Coalition warplanes allegedly destroyed their house in the Sharqat region.

News of Iraq reported that the Coalition allegedly bombed civilian homes in Sharqat, resulting in the destruction of a house and the deaths all of the family members inside it.

A video posted by Daesh propagandists Al A’Amaq showed destruction in Sharqat, and also blamed the Coalition.

Al Rafidain named the seven victims from the same families

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (7)

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7 – 13
  • (2 children4 women1 man)
  • 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]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • A video posted by Amaq media following an alleged coalition strike in Al Shirqat area where the rescue team is looking for casualties in the damaged building (Via Mosul Mina al-Waqa)

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

US-led Coalition Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

The Coalition did not directly report any strikes at Sharkat for June 13th-14th 2016. However it did report strikes further north of the town: “Near Qayyarah, four strikes struck three separate ISIL tactical units and an ISIL headquarters and destroyed an ISIL fighting position, an ISIL assembly area, and two ISIL mortar systems and suppressed a separate ISIL tactical unit and denied ISIL access to terrain.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7 – 13
  • (2 children4 women1 man)
  • 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]