Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CI456

Incident date

February 12, 2017

Location

ملعب الادراة المحلية, Mosul, Stadium and Bab-Al Sinjar, Nineveh, Iraq

Geolocation

36.347347, 43.1225932 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Local sources said that civilians were killed or injured after 37 alleged Coalition airstrikes targeted Mosul club yard and the surrounding buildings, as well as Al-Shafaa neighborhood, at the right side of Mosul.

Majid Hamid Alhvozi died in the raids, according to Swalif Maslawyia (Facebook). His brothers Mustafa and Abdul Rahman were reportedly injured.

 

The incident occured around dusk.

  • Majid Hamid Alhvozi Adult male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Majid Hamid Alhvozi (via Swalif Maslawyia)

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention that Mosul Football Club stadium and its surrounding buildings in the Bab Sinjar neighbourhood were targeted, as well as the neighbourhood of Shifa. The coordinates for the stadium are: 36.341129, 43.115472. The generic coordinates for the neighbourhood of Bab Sinjar are: 36.347347, 43.1225932. The generic coordinates for the neighbourhood of Shifa are: 36.3534304, 43.1174326.

  • Neighbourhoods of Bab Sinjar and Shifa, in the vicinity of the Mosul Football Club stadium

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US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Non credible / Unsubstantiated
    Insufficient information to assess that, more likely than not, a Coalition strike resulted in civilian casualties.
  • Reason for non-credible assessment
    Insufficient evidence of civilian harm
  • Civilian deaths conceded
    None
  • Civilian injuries conceded
    None
  • Stated location
    near Bab Sinjar, Mosul, Iraq
    Nearest population center
  • Location accuracy
    100 m
  • MGRS coordinate
    38SLF315241
    Military Grid Reference System

Civilian casualty statements

US-led Coalition
  • Sep 27, 2018
  • After a review of available information and strike video it was assessed that there is insufficient evidence to find civilians were harmed in this strike

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

For February 11th-12th the Coalition publicly noted: “Near Mosul, five strikes engaged two ISIL tactical units; destroyed 13 watercraft, three mortar systems, two front-end loaders, two supply caches, two ISIL-held buildings, two pieces of engineering equipment, and a tank; damaged three supply routes; and suppressed two mortar teams.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (4) [ collapse]