Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS1514

Incident date

September 22, 2017

Location

قریة مظلوم , Mazloum village, Deir ez-Zor, Syria

Geolocation

35.3077313, 40.257403 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Euphrates Post and Marsad Al Hasaka reported “the martyrdom of Mr. Abdullah Aljama and the injury of Ibrahim Abu Darwish as a result of the aerial bombardment of Mazloum village yesterday.”

Neither source identified a culprit.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mr. Abdullah Aljama Adult male killed
  • Ibrahim Abu Darwish Age unknown male injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Mazloum (قریة مظلوم), Deir ez-Zor governorate, for which the coordinates are: 35.3077313, 40.257403.

US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Non credible / Unsubstantiated
    Insufficient information to assess that, more likely than not, a Coalition strike resulted in civilian casualties.
  • Reason for non-credible assessment
    No Coalition strikes were conducted in the geographical area
  • Civilian deaths conceded
    None
  • Civilian injuries conceded
    None
  • Stated location
    near Mazloum village, Deir Ez Zor, Syria
    Nearest population center
  • Location accuracy
    100 m
  • MGRS coordinate
    37SFV143078
    Military Grid Reference System

Civilian casualty statements

US-led Coalition
  • 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

US-led Coalition

For September 21st-22nd the Coalition reported that “On Sept. 21, near Dayr Az Zawr, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS tactical vehicle.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (2) [ collapse]