Four civilians died and ten were reported injured in a claimed Coalition aerial attack on Ratla village, according to a single source.
Smart News reported that “A local source told Smart the bombing targeted the village of Ratla, killing four civilians and wounding ten others, without details of the cases of the wounded and the hospitals that were transferred to them.” Micro Syria repeated the same allegation.
The report coincided with a major aerial assault on the area around al Tabaqa Dam by SDF and Coalition forces.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Sep 27, 2018
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 22nd-23rd: “Near Ar Raqqah, eight strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units; destroyed two tactical vehicles, a fighting position, and a heavy transport equipment piece; and damaged four supply routes.”