Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS1566

Incident date

October 2, 2017

Location

مظلوم فوقاني, Mazloum Foqani, Deir Ezzor, Deir ez-Zor, Syria

Geolocation

35.3077313, 40.257403 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

The civilian Abdullah al Jamma was reported to be “under the rubble” of buildings, following airstrikes by unidentified aircraft. Reportedly targeting the town of Mazloum Foqani according to the Euphrates Post.

The town sits on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, where the US-led Coalition was still conducting strikes. Mr al Jamma was suspected to have been under the rubble for two days at the time Euphrates Post reported the incident.

No additional details are presently available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Abdullah al Jamma 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 attackers
    US-led Coalition, Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Mazloum Foqani (فوقاني مظلوم), for which the coordinates are: 35.3077313, 40.257403

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
    No Coalition strikes were conducted in the geographical area
  • Civilian deaths conceded
    None
  • Civilian injuries conceded
    None
  • Stated location
    near Mazloum Foqani, Syria
    Nearest population center

Civilian casualty statements

US-led Coalition
  • 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

US-led Coalition

For October 1st – 2nd the Coalition reported “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes destroyed two ISIS well heads and a fighting position.”

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

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 attackers
    US-led Coalition, Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]