Four or five civilians including four members of the same family died and up to eight others were wounded in an alleged Coalition airstrike on the Abdel Jabbar school in Al Mayadin which was housing displaced people, according to local media. One male victim was identified by name.
Ahmad al Shibli said that four members from a displaced family died, while the Syrian Network for Human Rights – also blaming the US-led Coalition – put the death toll at five, including two children and one woman.
Euphrates Post added that eight non-combatants were wounded, two of them critically
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Riad Mukhalif Hussein Al Shaher Adult male killed
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Jan 25, 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 June 16th-17th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, five strikes destroyed seven ISIS oil trucks, four ISIS oil tanks, a front-end loader, an ISIS oil pump and an ISIS well head.”
For June 17th-18th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS well head.”