Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS227

Incident date

June 12, 2016

Location

دير الزور, Deir ez-Zor, Syria

Geolocation

35.3353632, 40.1380348 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

In an incident previously unknown to Airwars, the Coalition reported in December 2016 that its aircraft had not been involved in a claimed event near Deyr ez Zawr seven months previously.

Reports for June 12th said that the area around the city’s airport, hospital and other neighbourhoods resulted in at leasdt one death and four injuries – though the attacks were variously blamed on Russia and the Assad regime. Deir Free named a woman victim as Amadour Abdulghafour Al Hattab. Syrian PC also named lawyer Faez Abdulbaki Al Jawad as having been killed.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Discounted
    Those killed were combatants, or other parties most likely responsible.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (6) [ collapse]

US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Non credible / Unsubstantiated
    Insufficient information to assess that, more likely than not, a Coalition strike resulted in civilian casualties.
  • Reason for non-credible assessment
    No Coalition strikes were conducted in the geographical area
  • Civilian deaths conceded
    None
  • Civilian injuries conceded
    None
  • Stated location
    near Dayr az Zawr, Syria
    Nearest population center

Civilian casualty statements

US-led Coalition
  • Dec 1, 2016
  • No Coalition strikes were conducted on that day in the geographical area.

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

For June 11th-12th the Coalition reported that “Near Manbij, 11 strikes struck 11 separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed three ISIL vehicles, four ISIL fighting positions, and an ISIL mortar position.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Discounted
    Those killed were combatants, or other parties most likely responsible.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (6) [ collapse]