Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS1541

Incident date

September 28, 2017

Location

Al Mayadin, Deir ez-Zor, Syria

Geolocation

35.016667, 40.444167 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

A single source, Deir Ezzor 24, said that one civilian was killed following strikes by unknown aircraft on the house of Farouk al Mashouk – known as the ‘Mufti’s house’ – which was being used by Daesh as a prison.

The correspondent said the raid had resulted in the death of the prisoner Laith Allawi al-Jab. Reportedly the rest of the raids “focused on the kindergarten Al-Rayaheen near the mosque Othman bin Affan and near the headquarters of the Hesba of the (state) organization”. No further details are presently available.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Laith Allawi al-Jab Adult male killed

Summary

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

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the house of Farouk Al Mashouh (فاروق المشوح) in the city of Al Mayadin (المیادین), also known as the ‘Mufti’s house,’ which was allegedly used as an IS prison. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location of this building. The generic coordinates for the city of Al Mayadin (المیادین) are: 35.016667, 40.444167.

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
    Insufficient information on the time and location
  • Civilian deaths conceded
    None
  • Civilian injuries conceded
    None
  • Stated location
    near al Mayadin, Syria
    Nearest population center

Civilian casualty statements

US-led Coalition
  • Jun 28, 2018
  • The report contains insufficient information of the time, location and details to assess its credibility

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

For September 27th – 28th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes destroyed four ISIS supply routes and an ISIS headquarters.”

Summary

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

Sources (1) [ collapse]