Up to seven women allegedly died in an airstrike on al Taybeh, according to a local media outlet. However the deaths had previously been reported on July 28th.
Three women died in an airstrike on al Taybeh, according to Deir Ezzor 24. Though its source didn’t say who was responsible, they listed three victims.
However, Majles Ahrar Mayadeen had reported the same deaths on July 28th, noting that “Coalition aircraft bombard the house of Majer al-Atish, Bandar al-Atish and Saleh al-Dakhil during Friday prayers, resulting in the deaths of the wife of Majer Al-Atish, two of the daughters of Majer, four women from the Bandar al-Atish family.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (3)
Sources (1) [ collapse]
Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the neighbourhood of Al Taybeh (الطیبة) in the outskirts of the city of Mayadin (المیادین). The coordinates for this neighbourhood are: 40.4581082, 35.0052619.
Attached to this civilian harm incident is a provisional reconciliation of the Pentagon's declassified assessment of this civilian harm allegation, based on matching date and locational information.
The declassified documents were obtained by Azmat Khan and the New York Times through Freedom of Information requests and lawsuits filed since March 2017, and are included alongside the corresponding press release published by the Pentagon. Airwars is currently analysing the contents of each file, and will update our own assessments accordingly.
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 27th – 28th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes destroyed four ISIS supply routes and an ISIS headquarters.”