Local sources said that nine persons were either killed or wounded as a result of airstrikes by the US-led Coalition on a flour firm in the west of Mosul.
Raedlay said that five people were killed and four were injured in the raids.
On April 30th 2017, the Coalition confirmed a civilian casualty event in Mosul on this date noting: “Feb. 19, 2017, near Mosul, Iraq, via self-report: During a strike on an ISIS command and control node, it was assessed that one civilian was unintentionally killed.”
A senior official later confirmed to Airwars that this was the flour mill event, giving the co-ordinates as 36°16’60.0″N 43°09’12.4″E. This corresponds to the Albu Sayf area south of Mosul airport.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Apr 30, 2017
Feb. 19, 2017, near Mosul, Iraq, via self-report: During a strike on an ISIS command and control node, it was assessed that one civilian was unintentionally killed.
Original strike reports
For February 18th-19th the Coalition publicly noted: “Near Mosul, nine strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and an ISIS staging area; destroyed four ISIS headquarters, four watercraft, three engineering equipment pieces, three command and control nodes, two artillery systems, a vehicle, an excavator, a fighting position, an ISIS-held building, and an ISIS support facility; damaged nine supply routes and three tunnels; and suppressed 11 mortar teams, and an artillery team.”