Local residents and press sources said that 43 civilians were killed in airstrikes and missile shelling by the International Coalition and Iraqi forces in Zanjili neighbourhood, in the west of Mosul.
Mosul Eye reported:
“Mosul witnessed 20/3/2017 wave of casualties in a large number, and the initial outcome that we were able to collect was as follows:
134 civilian casualties due to military operations
In Zanjili only 43 victims
New Mosul 36 victims
New Bab, Farouk, seen 55 victims”
Iraqi News agency also reported Coalition airstrikes and shelling by Iraqi forces and put the death toll at 100 for the neighbourhoods Zanjili, New Mosul and Old Mosul.
One victim was later named as Hamed Ismail Hassan Ali (pictured).
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Hamed Ismail Hassan Ali Age unknown male killed
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Original strike reports
For March 19th-20th the Coalition stated: “Near Mosul, six strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and four ISIS sniper teams; destroyed 17 fighting positions, six heavy machine guns, four vehicles, three rocket-propelled grenade systems, a mortar system, a VBIED factory, an artillery system, and a roadblock; damaged nine supply routes; and suppressed six ISIS mortar teams, five ISIS tactical units, and an ISIS anti-air artillery team.”