Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS480

Incident date

February 10, 2017

Location

عرجون, Arjoun, Idlib, Syria

Geolocation

34.5573955, 36.5355813 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

A civilian male named as Mohammad Khaled al Brak from the village of Arjoun near Qusair was reported killed in a ‘Coalition strike.’

A martyr’s page for Qusair reported: “Mohammad Khaled al Brak from Arjoun village in al Qusair – martyred 10/2/2017 in a raid by the treacherous coalition planes.” VDC also reported his death and attributed it to the Coalition.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

CJTF–OIR Declassified Assessment and Press Release

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.

Declassified Assessment Press Release

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 Febuary 9th-11th the Coaltion publicly reported no strikes in Idlib. However it no longer reports unilateral US actions.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]