Between one and four civilians including a child died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on al Kashkiya village, Deir Ezzor, according to local sources.
7al reported: “Abu Ayman al-Ali, an activist from the village of Deir al-Zour, told al-Hal, said that ‘raids by international coalition forces targeted civilian houses in the center of al-Kashkiya town.”
Jisir TV said that a girl was killed and others were injured, while other sources reported the death of a child and wounding of several other civilians
Syrialivemap put the death toll at four but didn’t say who was responsible. Similarly, some other sources didn’t identify the “warplanes” that carried out the attack.
The incident was first reported on August 1, 2017 at 10:23 pm by @Newsjorf.
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Reports of the incident mention the centre of the village of Al Kashkiya (الكشكية), Deir Ezzor governorate, for which the coordinates are: 34.81, 40.694722. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further
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 August 1st-2nd: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS oil refinery.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes destroyed 16 ISIS oil stills and an oil tanker truck.”