Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CI806

Incident date

July 10, 2017

Location

Mosul, Nabi Jarjis, Nineveh, Iraq

Geolocation

36.347549, 43.133281 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Within 1m (via Coalition) level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Within 1m (via Coalition)

Airwars assessment

In an incident not previously tracked by Airwars, the Coalition lated confirmed the death of a civilian in the Nabi Jaris neighbourhood, Mosul.

Their September 2017 civilian casualty report noted: “During a strike on an ISIS headquarters structure and explosives storage facility, it was assessed that one civilian was unintentionally killed.”

Coordinates supplied by Coalition officials to Airwars, placed the event in a house on the river Tigris, in the residential Nabi Jaris neighbourhood, Old City of Mosul. The location is near the Tal Qali’at hill.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Confirmed
    A specific belligerent has accepted responsibility for civilian harm.
  • Known attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (1) [ collapse]

US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Known belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Credible / Substantiated
    The investigation assessed that although all feasible precautions were taken and the decision to strike complied with the law of armed conflict, unintended civilian casualties regrettably occurred.
  • Given reason for civilian harm
    No reason given
    Airwars’ assessment of belligerent’s civilian casualty statement
  • Initial Airwars grading
    Confirmed
  • Civilian deaths conceded
    1
  • Civilian injuries conceded
    None
  • Stated location
    near Mosul, Iraq
    Nearest population center
  • Location accuracy
    1 m
  • MGRS coordinate
    38SLF3248924115
    Military Grid Reference System

Civilian casualty statements

US-led Coalition
  • Sep 29, 2018
  • July 10, 2017, near Mosul, Iraq, via self-report: During a strike on an ISIS headquarters structure and explosives storage facility, it was assessed that one civilian was unintentionally killed.

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

For July 10th the Coalition reported: "Near Raqqah, 12 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed eight fighting positions, two mortar systems, an IED, and an ISIS communications tower"

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Confirmed
    A specific belligerent has accepted responsibility for civilian harm.
  • Known attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (1) [ collapse]