One civilian named as “Ammar al Hassan the son of the lawyer Abu Ammar al Aouni” was reported killed in a fresh Coalition strike on the city of Manbij.
According to the Manbij Agency for Documentation, he died when the home of of Mr. Suleiman Al Hassan was struck near al Hikma hospital.
One source claimed that other members of Mr al Hassan’s family also died.
In the second of their March 2020 civilian casualty reports, 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 local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Mar 25, 2020
July 12, 2016, in Manbij, 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. 3006/CS259 37SDA057427
Original strike reports
For July 11th-12th the Coalition reported: “Near Manbij, 14 strikes struck nine separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed 17 ISIL fighting positions, an ISIL logistics hub, and an ISIL artillery piece and damaged an ISIL fighting position.”