In an incident not previously tracked by Airwars, the Coalition later confirmed the deaths of two civilians in an event near Mosul.
Their July 2017 civilian casualty report noted: “During a strike on an ISIS VBIED factory, after reviewing post-strike video, it was assessed that two civilians were unintentionally killed.”
The Coalition provided Airwars with the location of this incident, accurate to within a ten metre box. The location given placed the event at a vocational school in the Nablous area.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Jul 7, 2017
Feb. 28, 2017, near Mosul, Iraq, via self-report: During a strike on an ISIS VBIED factory, after reviewing post-strike video, it was assessed that two civilians were unintentionally killed.
Original strike reports
For February 27th-28th the Coalition publicly reported: “Near Mosul, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and an ISIS staging area; destroyed seven mortar systems, four vehicles, four fighting positions, three ISIS-held buildings, two anti-air systems, two rocket-propelled grenade systems, two VBIEDs, a supply cache, a VBIED facility and a UAV control station; damaged six tunnels and six supply routes; and suppressed 21 mortar teams and an ISIS tactical unit.”