Local sources reported that Coalition airstrikes bombed a house with three missiles in Second Ka’afat neighborhood, northeast of Mosul. A car bomb hidden inside the compound caused heavy losses among civilians living in the four houses surrounding the target.
Nineveh Media Center reported that the raids took place close to the house of the President of the Attribution Commission, Zuhair Al Chalabi.
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Attached to this civilian harm incident is the Pentagon's declassified assessment of this civilian harm allegation, obtained by Azmat Khan and the New York Times through Freedom of Information requests and lawsuits filed since March 2017, alongside the corresponding press release published by the Pentagon. Airwars is currently analysing the contents of each file, and will update our own assessments accordingly.
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Sep 29, 2017
The report contains insufficient information of the time, location and details to assess its credibility.
Original strike reports
For January 10th-11th the Coalition publicly noted: “Near Mosul, three strikes engaged three ISIL tactical units; destroyed four fighting positions, two vehicles, an ISIL-held building, and a rocket-propelled grenade launcher; and damaged 39 supply