Euphrates Post reported two civilians killed “as a result of air strikes on the town of Al-Kasra yesterday”.
One of the comments below the post challenged one of the fatality reports, saying that on of the named civilians, Shihab Khalaf al Mahmoud was instead just lightly injured. The home was destroyed, the relative said.
No further details are currently available.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Shihab Khalaf al-Hamoud Age unknown killed
- Hamid Mashaal al-Khalaf Age unknown killed
Sources (1) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the village of al-Kasra (الكسرة), for which the coordinates are: 35.566026, 39.921484. 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
Jun 28, 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 September 4th – 5th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four vehicles and a VBIED.”
For September 5th - 6th, the Coalition reported: "Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a vehicle and a staging area". It later reported, "On Sept. 5, near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed 42 ISIS fuel trucks, four front-end loaders and four tactical vehicles"