A 10 year old boy from the village of Tal Majdal, was reported killed at around noon in a Coalition airstrike according to a number of sources, after being hit by shrapnel.
In February 2019, the Coalition assessed this event as non-credible. Their report noted: “After review of all available strike records it was determined that more likely than not civilian casualties did not occur as a result of a Coalition strike.”
The incident occured at approximately 12:00 pm local time.
- Bashar al-Awad 10 years old male killed
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Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention Tal Majdal village (مجدل), Al Hasakah area, for which the coordinates of its midpoint are: 36.5378639, 40.617528
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Feb 28, 2019
May 8, 2015, near Tel al Majdal, al-Hassakah, Syria, via Airwars report. After review of all available strike records it was determined that more likely than not civilian casualties did not occur as a result of a Coalition strike.
Original strike reports
Four airstrikes are confirmed at Al Hassakah for May 7th-8th 2015: “Near Al Hasakah, four airstrikes struck three ISIL tactical units, destroying four ISIL fighting positions and an ISIL vehicle.“