Residents and press sources said that 13 civilians were killed and others injured by alleged Coalition airstrikes which reportedly targeted houses in the Qaim district, west of Anbar.
Yaqein reported: Coalition aircraft bombed areas in the city of Qaim (350 km west of Ramadi), causing extensive damage, a press source said in a statement.
The shelling killed more than 13 civilians and injured several others, the source said.
Rawa named seven victims who were killed in the incident.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (2)
- Hasan al-karkaz Al Rawi Age unknown male Via Rauh Ala Mowaed al-Naser FB page killed
- Waled al-karkas Al Rawi Age unknown male Via Rauh Ala Mowaed al-Naser FB page killed
Family members (2)
- Rehab Bilal Abdul Sattar Age unknown female Via Rauh Ala Mowaed al-Naser FB page killed
- Abdullah Bilal Abdul Sattar Al – Rawi Age unknown male Via Rauh Ala Mowaed al-Naser FB page killed
- Mohand Almadad Age unknown male Via Rauh Ala Mowaed al-Naser FB page killed
- Malak Amjad Sufi Child female Via Rauh Ala Mowaed al-Naser FB page killed
Sources (4) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention that the alleged Coalition airstrikes targeted residential buildings in the city of Al Qaim (القائم). Due to limited information and satellite imagery available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location of these buildings. The generic coordinates of the city of Al Qaim (القائم) are: 34.3957715, 40.9943684.
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
May 31, 2018
After a review of available information it was assessed that no Coalition strikes were conducted in the geographical area that correspond to the report of civilian casualties.
Original strike reports
For July 26th-27th, the Coalition reported: “Near Rawah, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a malfunctioning piece of Coalition equipment and a vehicle.“