Two civilians – reportedly women – were wounded in Al Baghouz, according to local media. The attack may have resulted from Iraqi or Coalition artillery.
Sharqiya Voice reporetd that “two women were injured as a result of the fall of Iraqi artillery shells on the village of # Albaguz amid the movement of the displacement of residents towards the village of Sousse and Shafa.”
Radio Amal cited the Syrian Observatory for Human Rightsm reporting that “the Observatory pointed to the sound of explosions in the area caused by the fall of shells in the village of Al-Baghouz and the town of Al-Shafa, causing the injury of several people.”. The source didn’t say who was responsible for the shelling, meaning that a Coalition action cannot be ruled out as Coalition artillery may also have been active in the area.
The incident was first reported on November 20, 2017 at 12:00 pm by .
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Reports of the incident mention the village of Baghouz al Foqani (باغوز فوقاني), for which the coordinates are: 34.4641667, 40.9452778
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
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
For November 19th-20th the Coalition publicly reported no strikes in Syria.