One woman, the wife of Saleh al-Awaid, died in an airstrike on Dablan, according to local sources.
None of the sources apportioned blame. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights referred only to “warplanes,” while @DeirEzzor24 said the victim died from an injury after a bombing by “military aircraft”.
According to Dblan net, cluster bombs were dropped on Dablan, causing the woman’s death. Euphrates Post said she was killed by “shrapnel and bleeding”.
It also added that the following people were wounded: The family of Yasin Al Sajer, The family of Saleh Al-Awaid, The family of Hussein Al – Ghab, The family of Ali al Dhali’.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- wife of Saleh al-Awaid Adult female killed
Sources (4) [ 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
May 31, 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 31st-August 1st: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes destroyed 13 ISIS oil stills, an oil storage barrel and an ISIS chemical weapons factory.”