Local sources reported that twelve civilians were killed and dozens wounded in alleged Coalition airstrikes on Ba’aj in western Nineveh.
A press source told Yaqein that “aircraft of the International Coalition launched intensive raids on the district of the western area of Nineveh province” and that it “resulted in the deaths of 12 civilians and wounding dozens, who have not been counted so far.”
Al Jazeera quoted the ISIL press agency, blaming US aircraft for the raids.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Original strike reports
For April 22nd-23rd 2017, the Coalition reported: “Near Mosul, six strikes engaged five ISIS tactical units; destroyed six mortar systems, four fighting positions, four rocket-propelled grenade systems, three ISIS vehicles, two front-end loaders, two ISIS watercraft, one weapons cache, and a tunnel; damaged 11 ISIS supply routes and a fighting position; and suppressed two ISIS tactical units.”