According to two sources, three civilians were killed in an airstrike on the village of Al-A’liat in the Soussa district of Deir Ezzor governorate on April 14th.
Smart News and Fresh Online reported that an ISIS HQ in the village of Al A’liat near al Soussa was targeted by the Coalition. A local source told Smart News that the three civilians had been present at the facility, as they had been detained by ISIS on charges of drug abuse, statements against sharia law and pornography that was found on their phones.
According to both Smart News and Fresh Online, three ISIS members were allegedly also killed in the bombardment.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (2) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the village of Al A’liat (العاليات), for which the coordinates of its midpoint are: 34.539811, 40.957417. The alleged Coalition strike targeted an ISIS prison, the exact location of which is unknown
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Oct 26, 2018
April 14, 2018, near Tal-Aliat village, al-Soussa, Syria, via Airwars. 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 April 14th, the Coalition reported that “On April 14 in Syria, Coalition military forces conducted one strike consisting of three engagements against Daesh targets. Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed three Daesh IED’s."