A “number” of civilians were reportedly killed and wounded in airstrikes on Al Hissan in Deir Ezzor, but it was not definitively clear who was responsible.
Shaam News Network and, Euphrates Post both blamed unidentified aircraft.
No further details are presently known.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (2) [ 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
Apr 26, 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 July 2nd-3rd, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS well-head.”