Two local sources reported the death of a young man, called Hakam Marwan Ghazi, after air strikes were said to have hit him the day before. His body was still under the rubble – and his family were not yet able to bury him.
Sawlf Ateka (local Facebook page) later reported that Mohammed Sharif (Abu Suhaib) had also died as a result of air strikes.
The sources did not say who had carried out the raids. A senior Coalition official informed Airwars on July 5th that “It is primarily Coalition aircraft conducting AIR strikes in Mosul. It has been a number of weeks since the Iraqis flew there.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Hakam Marwan Ghazi Adult male killed
- Mohammed Sharif Adult male also known as Abu Suhaib killed
Sources (3) [ collapse]
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Apr 26, 2018
The report contains insufficient information of the time, location and details to assess its credibility.
Original strike reports
For July 1st-July 2nd the Coalition publicly reported: “Near Mosul, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and a sniper team; destroyed 13 fighting positions, eight IEDs, three medium machine guns, and a supply cache; damaged 11 fighting positions; and suppressed four sniper teams and two ISIS tactical units.” It additionally reported that “On July 1, near Mosul, Iraq, one strike destroyed an ISIS-held building and damaged four supply routes.”