The VDC listed a 33 year old civilian male as a victim of alleged coalition warplane shelling. His name was given as Taha al Afara.
According to Manbij Mother of all the World, Tahal al Afara was killed and “his two brothers Khalaf and Hassan wounded in a coalition strike on his brother’s home in the village of al Mazyoneh – which is between the village of Arba’a Sagheer and al Hamar in the southern Manbij countryside“.
He was also named by Halaab News.
In their May 2020 civilian casualty report, 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:
Family members (3)
- Taha Al-Afara 33 years old male killed
- Khalaf Al-Afara Age unknown male injured
- Hassan Al-Afara Age unknown male injured
Sources (5) [ collapse]
from sources (1) [ collapse]
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
May 1, 2020
Sept. 10, 2016, in Mazyoneh, 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. 3041/CS307 37SCV399548
Original strike reports
For September 10th-11th, the Coalition report “Near Manbij, one strike destroyed an ISIL anti-air artillery system”.