Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS478

Incident date

February 9, 2017

Location

الغدفة, Al Ghadafeh, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

35.6742, 36.79058 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A 15-year old boy named as Mohammad Haj Ahmad was reported by VDC as having been killed by the Coalition.

The boy came from Al-Ghadefeh – though it is unclear whether this is where he died. No additional details are presently known.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (1) [ collapse]

US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

For February 8th-10th the Coalition did not report any strikes in the vicinity of Idlib. However it no longer reports unilateral US strikes in the area.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (1) [ collapse]