Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS218

Incident date

May 28, 2016

Location

مارع‎, Ma're, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.4824505, 37.1974754 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Alleged Coalition airstrikes in the vicinity of Ma’re led to seven civilian deaths with more injured, according to reports.

Noting the fierce clashes in northern Aleppo governorate, Eldorar reported that “Dozens of civilians were killed in bombings by US aircraft during the last 48 hours, due to the detention of civilians by IS, which is using them as human shields to repel the rebel progress.”

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Translation: Urgent: the international coalition today helps Daesh in their attack on Mare’ after bombing a rebel position in the town which led to the death of 7 citizen of Mare’.

US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

The Coalition reports for May 28th-29th 2016 that “Near Mar’a, three strikes struck two separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed two ISIL tactical vehicles and an ISIL vehicle.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (7) [ collapse]