Between three and ten civilians died in an alleged Coalition airstrike at noon on Sabkha, according to local media.
Baladi blamed the Coalition and put the death toll at three. According to Alrafed, more than ten non-combatants died, though the source didn’t identify the warplanes responsible. Alaraby, RFS, Shaam News Network and the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights all attributed the incident to the Coalition. Syriapost1 said that in addition to the three killed, three others were wounded.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Hussein Al-Salouh Al-Murbid Age unknown male named by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently killed
- Ali Al-khalaf Al-Ali Age unknown male named by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently killed
- Saif Al-Jadou’ Age unknown named by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently killed
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Dec 28, 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. (1048)
Original strike reports
For March 23rd-24th: “Near Ar Raqqah, 22 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units; destroyed seven fighting positions, five vehicles, three IEDS, two tunnels, and a VBIED; damaged five supply routes and a bridge; and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”