Several local press sources said that twelve civilians – all from the same family – died as a result of an alleged Coalition airstrike on their house in Borsa neighbourhood in Central Mosul. The sources reported that most victims were women and children.
The twelve victims were all members of the Abdul Aziz Alnomah family.
While Sawlf Ateka, a local Facebook page, said the Coalition was responsible, other sources did not specify who carried out the air strike.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Abdul Aziz Alnomah Adult male killed
Sources (3) [ collapse]
Attached to this civilian harm incident is the Pentagon's declassified assessment of this civilian harm allegation, obtained by Azmat Khan and the New York Times through Freedom of Information requests and lawsuits filed since March 2017, alongside the corresponding press release published by the Pentagon. Airwars is currently analysing the contents of each file, and will update our own assessments accordingly.
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Jul 26, 2018
After a review of available information and strike video it was assessed that there is insufficient evidence to find civilians were harmed in this strike.
Original strike reports
For June 11th-12th the Coalition publicly reported: “Near Mosul, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units; destroyed five fighting positions, two supply caches, a mortar system, a command and control node, an artillery system, and a vehicle; and damaged two fighting positions.”