Local sources said entire families were trapped under rubble, mostly children and women, after their houses were bombed near the Old Prison area and Muthanna school. It was reported that that the screaming of the victims could still be heard. It was unclear who carried out the raids – Iraqi Spring mentions both the Coalition and Iraqi government forces. Others speak of “military planes” but did not state who was responsible.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Oct 27, 2017
After a review of available information it was assessed that no Coalition strikes were conducted in the geographical area that correspond to the report of civilian casualties.
Original strike reports
For March 6th-March 7th the Coalition publicly stated: “Near Mosul, five strikes engaged five ISIS tactical units; destroyed nine fighting positions, five VBIEDs, four vehicles, three roadblocks, two mortar systems, two tactical vehicles, two rocket-propelled grenade systems, a supply cache, an artillery system, a sniper position, a UAV launch site, and a VBIED factory; damaged 23 vehicles, 10 supply routes, and a tunnel; and suppressed two mortar teams.”