A man was killed when his home was reportedly hit by a Coalition strike, according to local sources.
Raqqa is Being Silently Slaughtered reported that a man identified as Ali al Jreik al Jairi was killed “following the targeting of his home by an international coalition air raid.”
The Syrian Observatory reported an unidentified man was killed by what was believed to be coalition warplanes, as did Shaam News Network.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Ali al Jreik al Jairi Adult male killed
Sources (7) [ collapse]
Attached to this civilian harm incident is the Pentagon's declassified assessment of this civilian harm allegation, obtained by Azmat Khan and the New York Times through Freedom of Information requests and lawsuits filed since March 2017, alongside the corresponding press release published by the Pentagon. Airwars is currently analysing the contents of each file, and will update our own assessments accordingly.
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Aug 4, 2017
The report contained insufficient information of the time, location and details to assess its credibility.
Original strike reports
For October 16th-17th the Coalition reported that “Near Ar Raqqah, one strike destroyed two oil pump jacks.”