Continued heavy Coalition airstrikes on Manbij reportedly resulted in further heavy civilian casualties.
According to Lens Young Manbij, “The family of Mahmoud Bin Ali al Manssini [the barber] was killed. The father is in a critical condition. The daughter of Safi Miassni was with them and she was also killed. Ahmad Bin Safi was lost with his car in warplane bombing on their home. The planes also targeted the home of Mr. Mohammad Al Ahmad Al A’ouni killing his three children. He and his wife are in a critical condition in hospital. Their daughter survived.”
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 the allegation provided insufficient information on the timing and location of the strike to make a determination.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (3)
- Mohammad Al Ahmad Al A’ouni Adult male injured
- Mohammad Al Ahmad Al A’ouni's wife Adult female injured
- Mohammad Al Ahmad Al A’ouni's three children Age unknown killed
- Daughter of Safi Miassni Age unknown female killed
- Ahmad Bin Safi Age unknown male Was lost with his car in warplane bombing on their home. killed
- Mahmoud Bin Ali al Manssini Age unknown male He was a barber. His family was also killed killed
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Mar 25, 2020
July 14, 2016, in Manbij, Syria, via Airwars report. The allegation provided insufficient detail to identify a specific date, time, or location to search for corroborating Coalition action. 3010/CS263 37SDA065429
Original strike reports
For July 13th-14th the Coalition reported: “Near Manbij, nine strikes struck four separate ISIL tactical units and destroyed 14 ISIL fighting positions and damaged two separate ISIL fighting positions.”