One civilian died after being hit by “SDF artillery” in al Soussa, according to local media. It is Airwars’ understanding however that only the Coalition had access to artillery in the near region at that time.
On October 1st, Boukamlna reported that “Nuri Rifai Al Ali Al Dagher died in Damascus yesterday [Sept 30th] from his wounds after being hit by a shell while he was working in his land in the village”.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported the death of one civilian following an injury reportedly caused by “SDF artillery”.
According to Boukamal Mubashar, there was “artillery shelling by the SDF of ISIS positions in al Soussa” on September 30th.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Nuri Rifai Al Ali Al Dagher Adult male killed
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Syrian Democratic Forces Assessment:
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Original strike reports
For September 30th 2018, the US led Coalition stated the following:
“On Sept. 30 in Syria, coalition military forces conducted 10 strikes consisting of 17 engagements against ISIS targets. Near Abu Kamal, 10 strikes [2 British] engaged 14 tactical units, and destroyed two command and control centers, one truck, one up-armored vehicle, four fighting positions and two supply routes.”
‘Sunday 30 September – a Reaper destroyed an armoured truck in eastern Syria, Typhoons struck a Daesh-held building…A Reaper’s crew tracked an armoured truck as it drove at speed north-east of Abu Kamal on Sunday 30 September; a Hellfire missile scored a direct hit on the vehicle, destroying it. Typhoons struck a Daesh-occupied building on the eastern bank of the Euphrates, just across the river from Abu Kamal.’
For Sept 26th – Oct 3rd, Dutch F-16s supported ground troops during nine missions over Syria and Iraq. Weapons were deployed during four missions – in Deir Ezzor governorate, in the vicinity of Abu Kamal. ISIS weapons, a logistics warehouse and ISIS fighters were targeted.
‘Midden-Oosten In de strijd tegen terreurorganisatie ISIS ondersteunden Nederlandse F-16’s grondtroepen tijdens 9 missies boven de Syrische en Irak. Tijdens 4 missies zijn wapens ingezet. Dat gebeurde in de Syrische provincie Deir al Zour, in de omgeving van Abu Kamal. ISIS-wapenopstellingen, een logistieke opslagplaats en ISIS Strijders waren het doelwit.’