Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS317

Incident date

September 27, 2016

Location

العريمة, Al `A'rīma, Aleppo, Syria

Geolocation

36.4718911, 37.7218151 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Fouad al Waisi, his wife and his daughter were all reported killed in an alleged daytime Coalition strike near Manbij, in the village of al A’rima.

According to Step News and others the town was still under ISIL control – with the afternoon strike hitting a family home.

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 (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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Translation: Coalition raids on al A’rima town west of Manbij under Daesh control in the eastern Aleppo countryside. There are news of casualties including civilians.
  • Translation: A’amaq (so called Islamic State news agency): urgent - 3 people from one family killed in American raids on al Arima town west of Manbij in the Aleppo countryside (via manbejnews)

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 September 27th-28th 2016, the Coalition reported that “Near Manbij, two strikes engaged two ISIL tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 child1 woman)
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]