A civilian male was killed in airstrikes on the village of Mrat, in eastern Deir Ezzor, however it was not clear who was responsible.
One source, JP News, alleged that the Coalition was responsible. Meanwhile, three sources alleged that Russian warplanes were behind the airstrikes. Seven sources did not make any claims about responsibility or reported that the planes were unidentified.
No further details are presently known.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Saleh Ali al Yacoub Adult male from the village of Mazloum killed
Sources (11) [ 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.”