Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS1390

Incident date

August 19, 2017

Location

Dashisa, Al Hasakah, Syria

Geolocation

36.0436, 41.16444 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the death of two people following alleged US-led Coalition strikes in Al-Dashisha in southern Hasaka.

According to the single source, “a man and his wife, were killed by bombing by warplanes believes to be related to the International Coalition”.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman)
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Dashisha (الدشيشة), for which the coordinates are: 36.0436, 41.16444; and a possible school, south of Dashisha village (36.023228, 41.174086). Damage to this building can be seen on satellite imagery between 3 and 8 August already.  

US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Non credible
    Insufficient information to assess that, more likely than not, a Coalition strike resulted in civilian casualties.
  • Reason for non-credible assessment
    Insufficient information on the time and location
  • Civilian deaths conceded
    None
  • Civilian injuries conceded
    None
  • Stated location
    near Dashisha, Syria
    Nearest population center
  • Location accuracy
    100 m
  • MGRS coordinate
    37SFV949909
    Military Grid Reference System

Civilian casualty statements

US-led Coalition
  • Jun 28, 2018
  • The report contains insufficient information of the time, location and details to assess its credibility

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

For August 18th-19th , the Coalition reported: “Near Al Shadaddi, one strike destroyed a fighting position and an IED factory. “

France
  • English
    /
    Original

For Aug 16-22, France report 5 strikes in Iraq and 2 in Syria. Task Force Wagram conducted 60 artillery missions

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman)
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition

Sources (1) [ collapse]