Two named civilians died in an alleged Coalition airstrike at a water well in Raqqah, according to local media – though the date of the incident is currently unclear.
According to Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (reporting on October 13th), one young man, Bebars Ismail al-Habash, died “a few days ago” in a bombing targeting a well.
Alshabaka111 named two victims and blamed “indiscriminate US aircraft” for their deaths.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Bebars Ismail al-Habash Age unknown killed
- Ismail Habash Age unknown killed
Sources (4) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention a well being struck in the city of Ar Raqqah (الرقة). Due to limited information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the exact location of the well. The generic coordinates for the city of Ar Raqqah (الرقة) are: 35.9505639, 39.0094148.
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 10th – 11th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed a logistical node.” It additionally reported that “Near Ar Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”