Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS1039

Incident date

June 19, 2017

Location

التبني, Al Tabani, Deir ez-Zor, Syria

Geolocation

35.605833, 39.818611 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Three civilians died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on the village of Al Tabani. local media reported.

According to Baladi, “local media sources said three civilians, including two women, were martyred by the bombing of the international coalition airliner on the village of Tabani in the western suburb of Deir Ezzor.”

Al-hokol reported that three non-combatants from the same family died, while according to Syrian Press Center, the Coalition “targeted the homes of civilians” in Al Tabani.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (2 women)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
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    One of the victims of the alleged Coalition strikes in Al Tabani in the western countryside of Deir al-Zour a (via Sharqiya voice)
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    One of the victims of the alleged Coalition strikes in Al Tabani in the western countryside of Deir al-Zour a (via Sharqiya voice)

US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Non credible / Unsubstantiated
    Insufficient information to assess that, more likely than not, a Coalition strike resulted in civilian casualties.
  • Reason for non-credible assessment
    No Coalition strikes were conducted in the geographical area
  • Civilian deaths conceded
    None
  • Civilian injuries conceded
    None
  • Stated location
    near Al Tabani, Syria
    Nearest population center
  • Location accuracy
    100 m
  • MGRS coordinate
    37SEV740411
    Military Grid Reference System

Civilian casualty statements

US-led Coalition
  • Feb 22, 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

US-led Coalition

For June 18th-19th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed nine ISIS oil stills.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (2 women)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (7) [ collapse]