In an incident not previously tracked by Airwars, the Coalition later confirmed the deaths of two civilians in an attack on Mosul’s Old City.
Their September 2017 civilian casualty report noted: “During a strike on an ISIS artillery position, it was assessed that two civilians were unintentionally killed.”
The Coalition provided Airwars with the location of this incident, accurate to within a one-metre box. The location given placed the event near the junction of Al Farouq and Al Makkawi streets.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (1) [ collapse]
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Sep 29, 2017
June 23, 2017, near Mosul, Iraq, via self-report: During a strike on an ISIS artillery position, it was assessed that two civilians were unintentionally killed.
Original strike reports
For June 22nd-23rd, the Coalition reported: “Near Mosul, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and a sniper; destroyed 16 fighting positions, eight medium machine guns, three mortar systems, an artillery system, an ISIS-held building, and a rocket-propelled grenade system; damaged a fighting position; and suppressed two mortar teams and an ISIS tactical unit.” It additionally reported that “On June 22, near Mosul, Iraq, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units; destroyed seven vehicles, two medium machine guns, two rocket-propelled grenade systems, an ISIS staging area, a fighting positon, and a VBIED; and suppressed two mortar teams.”