One civilian was reported killed and one injured, following alleged US-Coalition strikes on the Rowaishid area, 45km north of Deir Ezzor.
There is limited information available at present for this event. All sources blamed the US-led Coalition. The Coalition itself informed Airwars that as a result of their deconfliction agreements they had ceased to conduct strikes entirely in Deir Ezzor city, though were striking to the north and east of the city.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (3) [ collapse]
Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the village of Rowaishid (رویشد). There are three villages or hamlets with this name in the area around these coordinates: 35.668454, 40.431061
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.’