Up to five non-combatants including a woman and two infants were reported killed in an alleged 1pm Coalition airstrike on the Aisha hospital in the town of Bukamal.
The Violations Documentation Center named one woman as a victim of the strike (described as pregnant by SOHR in an email to Airwars.) Also reported slain were two babies, who according to eyewitnesses died when the hospital’s incubator room was badly damaged. In a detailed report published in August 2015 SN4HR named another man who also reportedly died from his injuries some time later. Two additional unnamed adult civilians may have died.
The incident occured at approximately 1:00 pm local time.
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Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention Aisha Hospital (مشفى عائشة الخيري) in the town of Bukamal (البوكمال), Dayr az Zawr Governorate. The location for Aisha Hospital (مشفى عائشة الخيري) is: 34.46072, 40.9078825
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Jul 26, 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 March 5th-6th 2015, the coalition reports only that “Near Dayr az Zawr, an airstrike struck an ISIL crude oil collection point.”