A man named as Hussein al-Ali al-Hamam and “his family of six people” from the Hamam al Turkman area in Raqqah city (possibly where the incident occurred) died following airstrikes, local media reported.
Hussein al-Ali al Hamam reportedly worked for the local power company. Raqqa 24 blamed the US-led Coalition, while all other sources referred only to “aerial bombardment”.
Airwars will update the entry when any new information arises.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Hussein al-Ali al-Hamam Adult male killed
Sources (4) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the city of Ar Raqqah (الرقة), for which the coordinates are: 35.9505639, 39.0094148. Sources mention that the victims were Internally Displaced People from the village of Hammam Al Turkman (حمام التركمان) located at these coordinates: 36.527709, 39.076395. Due to limited satellite imagery and 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 6th-7th the Coalition reported •Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”