Local sources said that four children, all from the same family, were killed and their parents seriously injured after unspecified airstrikes allegedly targeted their house in the Qasr al-Mataraan or “Bishop Palace” area at the right side of Mosul. Iraqi Spring Media Center spoke of three children killed, while Ajel Al Mosul put the death toll at four.
In what may be a related or separate incident, the Coalition reported in April that a self-assessment had concluded no civilian casualties had occured in a February 4th action at Mosul. According to the report: “Feb. 4, 2017, near Mosul, Iraq, via self-report: After a review of available information and strike video it was assessed that no civilians were harmed in this strike.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (4) [ collapse]
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 February 7th-8th the Coalition publicly stated: “Near Mosul, nine strikes engaged six ISIL tactical unit and two ISIL staging areas; destroyed 12 watercraft, eight cranes, seven engineering equipment pieces, five vehicles, four supply caches, two