Fifteen to 16 civilians or more died in an aerial attack reportedly conducted by the US-led Coalition on Al Tawaswiya neighbourhood, Raqqah city, according to local sources.
Saeed Ahmed Al Jum’a, his family and another family of relatives were documented killed by the source Marsad Al Hassaka, amongst other reports.
According to Smart activists, “the Tawasu’iya neighborhoods, the Bedouins and the White Garden area have been hit by about 20 coalition raids and 60 artillery and missile rounds from SDF”.
All sources attributed the attack to the US-led Coalition. Airwars will amend the entry when any new information arises.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Saeed Ahmed Al Jum’a Adult male killed
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Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention residential buildings being struck in the neighbourhood of Al Tawassiya (التوسعیة), for which the coordinates are: 35.9633318, 38.9806321. The area refers to several neighbourhoods on the North West of Raqqah (الرقة), however, due to limited information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Jun 28, 2018
The report contains insufficient information of the time, location and details to assess its credibility
Original strike reports
For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three ISIS fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS communication system.”