A coalition airstrike allegedly killed four unnamed civilian males in the vicinity of Al Shadadi, according to VDC. The Step news agency reported multiple coalition strikes in the vicinity: “The Alliance today carried out a number of raids on ISIL targets south of Al Hassakah. Five missiles fell on the city of Shadadi followed by 8 more on the organisation’s barriers around Shadadi including barrier number 47 where 5 members were killed and a further 14 wounded, most of them in critical conditions. Other strikes targeted… the southern entrance to the city of Al-Hasakah.”
Another news site reported a major coalition raid, describing more than 20 attacks around Shadadi and adding that “there are reports that there have been civilian deaths.”
The incident was first reported on February 6, 2015 at 12:08 am by Step News.
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Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention Al Shadadi town ( الشدادي ), South Al-Hasakah Governorate, Syria. The location for the midpoint of Al Shadadi town ( الشدادي ) is: 36.056316, 40.730438
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Jul 26, 2018
The report contains insufficient information of the time, location and details to assess its credibility.
Original strike reports
The coalition reported airstrikes in the vicinity on both February 5th-6th and February 6th-7th 2015, noting respectively that “Near Al Hasakah, an airstrike struck multiple storage and staging facilities” and that “Near Al Hasakah, an airstrike destroyed an ISIL mobile oil rig.“