The Euphrates Post documented the death of one unnamed civilian following airstrikes in Hatla.
There is limited information about the incident, with no culprit currently held responsible.
The single source referred only to “unidentified warplanes” with the victim reportedly dying after warplanes “targeted two cars carrying families.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (1) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the village of Hatla (حطلة), for which the coordinates are: 35.34169, 40.19897. 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 8th – 9th the Coalition publicly reported no strikes in the vicnity of Dayr Az Zawr.
For September 9th – 10th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two fighting positions and a vehicle.”
‘Saturday 9 September – a Reaper destroyed a motorcycle and trailer carrying three terrorists north-east of Dayr az Zawr… The following day [Sept 9th], another Reaper flew a further patrol in the same area of Syria, and tracked a group of three terrorists on a motorcycle and trailer. The Reaper’s crew waited patiently until the targets were in open countryside before firing a Hellfire which scored a direct hit.’