Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS250

Incident date

July 7, 2016

Location

بير مغار, Beer Maghat, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.662222, 37.955556 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

At least two civilian males were killed and one injured when their van was allegedly targeted in a Coalition strike at Beer Maghar in northern Aleppo.

According to Manbij Mother of the World, “Coalition planes target a civilian van north of the village of Maghar [Dadat] which led to the martyrdom of two young men from Homs and the wounding of Mustafa Abdul Rahman.” The site also castigated the local site Al Dadat Direct for claiming four civilians had died, noting: “You are the page of the village and your news should be more accurate.”

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

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

Sources (3) [ collapse]

US-led Coalition Assessment:

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

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

For July 6th-7th 2016, the Coalition reported that “Near Manbij, 11 strikes struck five separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed five ISIL fighting positions and two ISIL-used bridges and damaged a separate ISIL-used bridge… Near Manbij, two strikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL vehicle.”

Summary

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

Sources (3) [ collapse]