One or two people were killed in airstrikes on the town of Al Tayyana, Deir Ezzor governorate, in the night of October 2nd 2019. Nedaa and Deirezzor24 reported that international coalition forces launched raids and searches in cooperation with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF).
A reporter of Deir Ezzor 24 noted that an airdrop operation took place and that “the operation targeted a house where a number of ISIS operatives were gathering”.
In their January 2020 civilian casualty report, the US-led Coalition assessed reports that they were responsible for civilian harm in this strike as “non-credible”, stating that no Coalition actions were conducted in the geographical area at that time.
The incident occured around dawn.
Sources (5) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the village of Al Tayyana (الطيانة), for which the coordinates are: 34.993798, 40.548059
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Jan 3, 2020
October 2, 2019, in Al Tayyana, Syria, via Airwars report. After a review of all available records it was assessed that no Coalition actions were conducted in the geographical area that corresponds to the report of civilian casualties. 2852/CS1934 37SFU410725