Local residents and press sources said that dozens of civilians were killed or injured and many were still under rubble, after reported Coalition airstrikes and shelling by Iraqi forces targeted Amil neighborhood, west of Mosul.
Iraqi Spring reported that “the government forces shelled their homes in Amil neighborhood at the right side of Mosul after demanding them to stay at home to commit the massacre.”
However, most other sources jointly blamed both the Coalition and Iraqi forces.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Apr 26, 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
For March 8th-9th the Coalition noted: “Mosul, fives strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed six vehicles, five tanker trucks, four mortar systems, 4 VBIEDs, two supply caches, a fighting position, an artillery system, an ISIS-held building, a tactical vehicle, an ISIS headquarters, and a weapons storage facility; damaged 32 supply routes; and suppressed nine mortar teams, a sniper team, a medium machine gun team, and an ISIS tactical unit.”