Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS1667

Incident date

November 6, 2017

Location

بريحة, Abriha/Braiha, Deir ez-Zor, Syria

Geolocation

35.2004559, 40.4810373 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, “warplanes, whether they belong to the international coalition or not is not known, shelled areas in Abriha village in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, and Daman village in the eastern and north eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, leaving a man killed in Abriha village and others injured”.

No further details are currently available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Abriha (أبريهة) for which the coordinates are: 35.2004559, 40.4810373

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

Civilian casualty statements

US-led Coalition
  • Oct 26, 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 November 6th-7th it reported: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three command and control centers, an anti-air artillery system, a UAV facility, a tactical vehicle and an ISIS-held building. Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (2) [ collapse]