Two local sources reported on Facebook that twelve civilians – five children and seven women – died when airstrikes hit the Al-Waleed school in Dajah neighbourhood, in West Mosul. Reportedly, several houses in front of the school were destroyed, and residents reported that “people are still pulling the bodies from the rubble.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Feb 22, 2018
After a review of available information and strike video it was assessed that there is insufficient evidence to find that civilians were harmed in this strike.
Original strike reports
For April 27th-28th the Coalition publicly stated: “Near Mosul, six strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units; destroyed eight front-end loaders, two recoilless rifles, a vehicle, a mortar system, an excavator, and an anti-air artillery system; damaged a VBIED facility and suppressed two mortar teams.“