In an incident not previously tracked by Airwars, the Coalition later confirmed the death of a civilian in an event near Mosul, Iraq.
Their September 2017 civilian casualty report noted: “During a strike on an ISIS artillery position located inside a mosque, it was assessed that one civilian was unintentionally killed.”
The Coalition provided Airwars with the location of this incident, accurate to within a one-metre box. The location given suggested it was an attack on the Mosque of Abdul Rahman bin Auf. The mosque is located on the Nabli Jaris street, near the crossing with Nineveh street in the Old City of Mosul.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Prior to the Coalition releasing the MGRS for this incident, Airwars had geolocated it to the nearest landmark at 36.343925, 43.132053.
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Sep 29, 2017
June 24, 2017, near Mosul, Iraq, via self-report: During a strike on an ISIS artillery position located inside a mosque, it was assessed that one civilian was unintentionally killed.
Original strike reports
For June 23rd-24th, the Coalition reported: “Near Mosul, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and two snipers; destroyed 14 fighting positons, five medium machine guns, four mortar systems, three supply caches, two rocket-propelled grenade systems, and a sniper position; and suppressed a mortar team.” It also later noted that “On June 23, near Mosul, Iraq, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units; destroyed three fighting positions, two medium machine guns, a sniper position, and a rocket-propelled grenade system; and suppressed four mortar teams and a sniper position.”