Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CI421

Incident date

January 14, 2017

Location

الدركزلية, Mosul, Al-Darkazliyah, Nineveh, Iraq

Geolocation

36.3556423, 43.1564856 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

A relative of a victim said that his nephew Fuad Ahmed Saeed was killed in Coalition raids on his house in Darkazliya neigbourhood, at the centre left side of Mosul. The relative confirmed to Airwars that he was killed on 14th January, in the Al Darkazliya district.

Mosul Jantna (Facebook) also reported that “the father of two” was killed in Coalition strikes. His name was also mentioned on the ‘civilians martyrs of Mosul Battle’ Facebook page, where it was reported that he had died in Coalition raids close to the Al Katib mosque.

Another victim, the boy Marwan Khattab, was named by Mosul Al Hadbah News. He reportedly died in mortar shelling on the neighbourhood.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Fuad Ahmed Saeed Al Saeg (via Mosul Jantna Facebook)
  • Another image of Fuad Ahmed Saeed
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    Marwan Khattab

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 January 13th-14th the Coalition publicly stated: “Near Mosul, four strikes engaged an ISIL tactical unit; destroyed four fighting positions, two heavy machine guns, two watercraft, an ISIL headquarters building, a VBIED; and damaged eight supply routes.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 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 (5) [ collapse]