A single source, Sharqiya Voice, reported the death of one civilian in Raqqa.
The source said: “A civilian was killed while he was on a waterway crosser [something used to cross the waterway though they’re not saying a boat] after being hit by shrapnel following an air raid targeting the city of Raqqa. He is from al Tayana village in the eastern countryside.” The source didn’t identify who was responsible for the strike.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Apr 26, 2018
After a review of available information and strike video it was assessed that there is insufficient evidence to find civilians were harmed in this strike.
Original strike reports
For February 17th-18th, the Coalition reported: “Near Ar Raqqah, seven strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units; destroyed 70 oil barrels, three oil storage tanks, three fighting positions, two oil refinement stills and a weapons storage area; and damaged a bridge.” For February 18th-19th, they reported: “Near Ar Raqqah, 10 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed four oil storage tanks, three fighting positions, two ISIS-held buildings, two vehicles, a weapons cache, an oil refinement still and a communications station.”