Fouad al Waisi, his wife and his daughter were all reported killed in a daytime Coalition strike near Manbij, in the village of al A’rima. The Coalition later reported that three civilians had been injured in the incident, without mentioning any civilians killed.
On March 10, 2022 in the CJTF-OIR Civilian Casualty Report, the Coalition deemed this incident credible and assessed that “Coalition aircraft conducted a strike on ISIS terrorists in a building. Regrettably, three civilians were unintentionally wounded due to their proximity to the strike.”
According to Step News and others the town was still under ISIL control – with the afternoon strike hitting a family home.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (3)
- Fouad al Waisi Age unknown male killed
- Fouad al Waisi's wofe Age unknown female killed
- Fouad al Waisi's daughter Age unknown female killed
Sources (4) [ collapse]
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Mar 10, 2022
Sep. 27, 2016, near al Arima, Syria, via Airwars report. Coalition aircraft conducted a strike on ISIS terrorists in a building. Regrettably, three civilians were unintentionally wounded due to their proximity to the strike. 3053/CS317 37SCA8548737049
Original strike reports
For September 27th-28th 2016, the Coalition reported that “Near Manbij, two strikes engaged two ISIL tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions.”