Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS1581

Incident date

October 4, 2017

Location

Al Mayadin, Deir Ezzor, Deir ez-Zor, Syria

Geolocation

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

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Local media reported the death of one civilian, Hamed Khabas al-Aliwi, in an airstrike on his home. Sources, reporting on October 8th, said that the victim was killed “a few days ago”.

There are no other details at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Hamed Khabas al-Aliwi Adult male killed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Hamed Khabbas al-Alew, reportedly killed in a strike on his home in Al Mayadin, oct 4-6th (via Euphrates Post)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident only mention the city of Al Mayadin (ميادين), for which the generic coordinates are: 35.016667, 40.444167. Due to the limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Non credible
    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 October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a vehicle.”

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition

Sources (3) [ collapse]