Sixteen child soldiers were killed in Coalition airstrikes at al Shadadi, according to a local source.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Mohammad Abd al Nasser Al Saleh al Waiss 14 years years old male killed
Sources (1) [ 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 December 15th-17th 2016, the Coalition publicly reported no strikes in Deir Ezzor governorate.