Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently reported six civilians killed in alleged Coalition strikes on Raqqa city, the source said “the martyrdom of a mother and her five children as a result of the bombing by international coalition aircraft on the city of Al-Raqqa last Friday”
Raqqa24 and Mohammed Othman also named the vicitms and reported that the Coalition was responsible for their deaths.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (6)
- Zouhour Fayez Al Fathi Adult female killed
- Maria Child killed
- Mo’az Child killed
- Mekdad Child killed
- Mimouna Child killed
- Mawdah Child killed
Sources (3) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the city of Raqqa (الرقة), for which the coordinates are: 35.9505639, 39.0094148. 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
The report contains insufficient information of the time, location and details to assess its credibility
Original strike reports
For September 21st-22nd the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, seven strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven fighting positions, two vehicles, two logistics nodes, a VBIED and a VBIED factory.” It additionally added that “On Sept. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, 28 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed 18 fighting positions, eight vehicles, a tactical vehicle, two IEDs, two supply routes, a logistics node, damaged seven fighting positions and suppressed two fighting positions.”
For September 22nd - 23rd, the Coalition reported: "Near Raqqah, 39 strikes [1 British] engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed 41 fighting positions, a command and control node, a supply route and suppressed two fighting positions".