One civilian male was reportedly killed and a number of others were injured in airstrikes on Al Toob in Deir Ezzor, however responsibility for the strike was contested.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights claimed that the Coalition was responsible, whereas Baladi News alleged that Syrian government planes were to blame. The remaining six sources who reported the incident did not apportion blame to any party.
The strikes are said to have struck near the high school and the Abo Dello petrol station.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Saho Fenyatil al Dalli Adult male killed
Sources (8) [ collapse]
Attached to this civilian harm incident is the Pentagon's declassified assessment of this civilian harm allegation, obtained by Azmat Khan and the New York Times through Freedom of Information requests and lawsuits filed since March 2017, alongside the corresponding press release published by the Pentagon. Airwars is currently analysing the contents of each file, and will update our own assessments accordingly.
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
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
For June 29th-30th: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, five strikes destroyed four ISIS oil stills, four oil storage tanks, a modular oil refiner and a well head.”