Local sources reported that civilians died following alleged US-led Coalition strikes on sites near al Raqqa al Samra district.
Subsequent reports documented the death of Hajj Abdullah Ali al-Khalaf al-Mqtash (pictured), with all sources considered the US-led Coalition to be the culprit. Qasioun asserted that a “number of civilians died and more were wounded” after suspected Coalition raids.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Hajj Abdullah Ali al-Khalaf al-Mqtash Adult male killed
Sources (5) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the village of Samra (السمرة), Raqqa governorate. The coordinates of this village are: 35.9327067, 39.0910721.
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 25th-26th: “Near Raqqah, 26 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed 17 fighting positions, two ISIS headquarters and two vehicles.”