One named civilian died in a casualty event in Al Baghouz, according to local media – though it was unclear who was responsible. There were allegations against Russia, the regime and Iraqi forces. No sources explicitly blamed the Coalition, though some didn’t identify the warplanes responsible.
The official page for the al Soussa area reported: unbelievable bombings yesterday evening on Albagouz. It said that the following locations were struck: the mosque, the house of Tayseer al-Hilal, the three houses of Al Matar, the house of Khaled al-Fayadh, the house of Nouri al-Fayyad, the house of Talib al-Faisal, two houses of the son of al-Hilal”. It added that Amir the son of Jamil al-‘Aziz with his wife and children were wounded; that “the son of Hamdan Aziz and two of his brothers” were wounded critically; that Abd, the son of Hamed al Mheissan was killed and that the son of Hamdan al Aziz is in a hospital in Hajeen in the operation room. However, the source didn’t say who was responsible.
Smart blamed the regime, while Al Jisr attributed the event to Iraqi sectarian militia, reporting that the mosque was destroyed. The Step News Agency didn’t identify the warplanes that carried out the attack, while Masar Press reported that Russian aircraft launched several raids killing three civilians, as did Baladi and Syrian Free Army.
SHRC named one male victim reported that he died in artillery shelling.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, one person was killed and two of his brothers were injured by the bombing of warplanes in areas in the town of Al-Bagouz in the eastern suburb of Deir Al-Zour.
the Coalition report stated: November 22, 2017, near al-Baghouz village, Syria, via Airwars. After a review of available information, it was assessed that no Coalition strikes were conducted in the geographical area that corresponds to the report of civilian casualties.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Abdul Hamid Al-Muhaisen Age unknown male via Alsuosah Village FB page killed
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Reports of the incident mention the village of Al Baghouz (الباغوز), for which the coordinates are: 34.4641667, 40.9452778
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Original strike reports
For November 22nd-23rd the Coalition publicly reported no strikes in Syria.: “There were no reported strikes conducted in Syria on Nov. 22, 2017.“