Local leader Thalj Ragheb Al-Humaidi Al-Salman was killed in airstrikes on Tabiyyah Jazeera village, according to multiple local sources. He was Mukhtar of the village and Sheikh of the Burmah clan.
It is not presently clear who was responsible as no source apportioned blame – all but one referred to “shelling”. Airwars will amend the entry when any new information arises.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Sources (5) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the town of Tabiyyah Jazeera (جزیرة طابیة), for which the coordinates are: 35.279167, 40.311111
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 30th-October 1st the Coalition reported “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed an ISIS well head and engaged two tactical units. Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS tactical vehicle.”