Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CI375

Incident date

December 20, 2016

Location

شارع خالد بن الوليد, Mosul, Khalid Bin Al Waleed street / Al Masrif, Nineveh, Iraq

Geolocation

36.341111, 43.133056 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Street level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Street

Airwars assessment

Seven civilians were killed in alleged Coalition strikes, according to local sources.

ISIL-controlled Al A’amaq reported that seven people died in a US bombing at Khalid Bin Waleed Street on the eastern side of Mosul. At least three other outlets, including Al Kawaser reported identical reports, using the same language.

A local source later named one of the victims as a young girl.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    7
  • (1 child)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the Khalid Bin Al Waleed street (شارع خالد بن الوليد), for which the coordinates are: 36.341111, 43.133056.

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 December 19th-20th, the Coalition reported “Near Mosul, two strikes engaged an ISIL tactical unit; destroyed 11 fighting positions, three ISIL held buildings, an anti-air artillery piece, and a tunnel; suppressed three ISIL tactical units and a mortar team; and damaged four ISIL supply routes.“

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    7
  • (1 child)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition

Sources (6) [ collapse]