According to multiple local sources, one adult male died in an alleged Coalition airstrike. A source quoted by the Palmyra Coordination Committee asserted strikes targeted “a civilian car he was travelling near the second station T2 near the Iraqi-Syrian border yesterday.”
The source added: “It is worth mentioning that the Coalition announced the targeting of a convoy of elements in the countryside of Deir Ezzor near the place mentioned at the same time.”
In a later update the source added that the strike “targeted civilian cargo vehicles belonging to people from Palmyra, near the second T2 station T2 at the Iraqi-Syrian border. One driver was killed and his car burned and others were slightly injured. The raid did not target any convoy or ISIS element.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Fadi Mohammed Eid al-Sokhn Adult male killed
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Reports of the incident mention the T2 pumping station and Iraqi-Syrian border area (المحطة الثانية قرب الحدود السورية العراقية), for which the coordinates are: 34.376879,40.151596
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 30th-31st, “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed eight ISIS oil stills and damaged five supply routes.“