Local residents told the Iraqi Observatory for Human Rights that 42 members of the well-known family of Ghanim Sobhiya died after an airstrike hit their 16-room house in Bab-Sinjar neighbourhood in the old part of Mosul, at dawn on April 15th.
Sources reported that the family of Ghanim’s brother had also gathered in the house. Ghanem’s brother was killed, “and his family, his six children and his five daughters and grandchildren.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (1)
- Ghanim Sobhiya Adult male killed
Sources (4) [ collapse]
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Original strike reports
For April 14th-15th: “Near Mosul, five strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit, destroyed two rocket-propelled grenade systems, destroyed two fighting positions, damaged four supply routes and a fighting position, and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”