One named civilian was reported killed in a Coalition airstrike on al Ahwas.
According to Raqqa is Being Slaughtered a young man named as Mu’taz Minwar al Ta’an died. The Syrian Observatory also reported that “a person was killed in bombing by warplanes believed to belong to the International Coalition, they targeted areas near the village of al-Ahwas east of Al-Raqqah.”
Asharqiya had reported the previous day that SDF forces had heabily shelled the town, forcing civilian inhabitants to flee to the edges. Shaam News also noted that “the international coalition has intensified its bombing of the villages and towns of rural eastern province of Raqqa, leaving new massacres against unarmed civilians, amid continued clashes between SDF forces and elements of IS.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Mu’taz Minwar al Ta’an Adult male killed
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Oct 27, 2017
After a review of available information it was assessed that no Coalition strikes were conducted in the geographical area that correspond to the report of civilian casualties.
Original strike reports
For March 7th-8th the Coalition stated: “Near Ar Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three fighting positions, two tunnels, a vehicle repair facility, and a tactical vehicle.”