Up to three civilians died during a battle for control of Kabish. While most sources blamed SDF artillery, one claimed that the US-led Coalition was responsible for the deaths.
A single source, Eldorar, reported that three civilians died in an alleged Coalition strike on Kabish.
However according to Raqqa Post, one victim, Sadeq Qassem, was was killed in “shelling by the militias of Saleh Muslim”.
Raqqa24 blamed “violent raids” by SDF artillery for the death of one civilian.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Sadeq Qassem Age unknown male killed
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Sep 29, 2017
The report contains insufficient information of the time, location and details to assess its credibility.
Original strike reports
For January 8th-9th, the Coalition reported that “Near Ar Raqqah, 15 strikes [1 British] engaged five ISIL tactical units; destroyed six oil refinement stills, three supply caches, two bridges, two artillery systems, a VBIED, a bulldozer, a UAV, an IED, a dump truck, a pontoon bridge, a tank, and an armored vehicle; and damaged a supply route. Near Ayn Isa, one strike destroyed a repeater station.”