Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CI640

Incident date

April 15, 2017

Location

ريحانة, Rayhana, Anbar, Iraq

Geolocation

34.340814, 42.02837 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two local sources reported that nine civilians were killed and others injured after Coalition airstrikes allegedly hit Rayhana village near Anah, in Anbar province. The exact number of wounded was not determined.

Yaqein placed the village 210 km west of Ramadi.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    9
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition

Sources (2) [ collapse]

US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

For April 14th-15th the Coalition did not report strikes near Anah.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    9
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition

Sources (2) [ collapse]