In an incident not previously tracked by Airwars, the Coalition later confirmed the death of a civilian in a strike in the Old Mosul area.
Their July 2017 civilian casualty report noted: “During a strike on an ISIS VBIED, it was assessed that one civilian was unintentionally killed when he entered the target area after the munition was released.”
The Coalition provided Airwars with the location for this incident, accurate to within a one metre box. The location given places it in the Old City.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (1) [ collapse]
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Jul 7, 2017
April 18, 2017, near Mosul, Iraq, via self-report: During a strike on an ISIS VBIED, it was assessed that one civilian was unintentionally killed when he entered the target area after the munition was released.
Original strike reports
For April 17th-18th the Coalition reported that “Near Mosul, six strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; these destroyed five fighting positions, three VBIEDs, one mortar system, and one front-end loader; damaged three fighting positions and two supply routes; and suppressed one ISIS tactical unit, one mortar team and one artillery system.”