Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS254

Incident date

July 9, 2016

Location

منبج, Manbij, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.5269242, 37.9559288 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Heavy reported Coalition strikes on the al Hunaithal neighbourhood of western Manbij led to the additional deaths of five named civilians, according to reports. Al Hall described the location as al Rabita Street.

In their monthly civilian casualty reports, the US-led Coalition has indicated that the credibility of this civilian harm allegation is in the process of being assessed.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (5)

  • Fatima Al Zori, 40 years old female The wife of Abd al Kareem
  • Abd al Kareem Hunaithal 52 years old male killed
  • Alaa Abd al Kareem Hunaithal 20 years years old female injured
  • Nasser Hunaithal 19 years years old male killed
  • Salah Hunaithal 9 years years old male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5
  • (1 child2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Al A'Amaq issued photos of what it said was the site of 5 civilian deaths from Coalition strikes in Manbij
  • Translation: #Manbij warplanes raid al Hunaithal neighbourhood west of the city and there are civilian casualties (via manbejnews)
  • Translation: #coalition commits another massacre killing 5 civilian martyrs at least including a child as a result of targeting al Rabita street in Manbij.
  • Translation: #urgentcfive civilians including some from the same family killed a result of the international coalition raids on Al rabita streeet in the centre of Manbij.

US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Open incident
  • Civilian deaths conceded
    None
  • Civilian injuries conceded
    None

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

For July 8th-9th 2016, the Coalition reported that “Near Manbij, three strikes struck two separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed an ISIL fighting position and an ISIL-used bridge…. Near Manbij, three strikes struck an ISIL tactical unit and destroyed an ISIL fighting position and an ISIL-used bridge.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    5
  • (1 child2 women)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (18) [ collapse]