Local residents and press sources said that a family of seven was killed after an airstrike hit their house in Dur-al Resala neighbourhood, West Mosul.
Hani Abu Obeida was named by @n_iraq67 as one of the victims. It was reported that his son Musab was the only survivor. The rest of the family reportedly died.
Only one source said it was the work of the Coalition. Other sources did not specify who carried out the raids.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Hani Abu Obeida Adult male killed
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Attached to this civilian harm incident is a provisional reconciliation of the Pentagon's declassified assessment of this civilian harm allegation, based on matching date and locational information.
The declassified documents were obtained by Azmat Khan and the New York Times through Freedom of Information requests and lawsuits filed since March 2017, and are included alongside the corresponding press release published by the Pentagon. Airwars is currently analysing the contents of each file, and will update our own assessments accordingly.
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Nov 29, 2018
After a review of available information and the strike video it, was assessed that there is insufficient evidence to find civilians were harmed in this strike.
Original strike reports
For March 13th-14th: “Near Mosul, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 27 fighting positions, three rocket-propelled grenade systems, two VBIEDs, an artillery system, a mortar system, a heavy machine gun, a road block, a vehicle and a VBIED factory; damaged 12 supply routes; and suppressed five ISIS mortar teams and two ISIS tactical units.”