Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS617

Incident date

March 25, 2017

Location

مضر, Mudar, Ar Raqqah, Syria

Geolocation

35.943087, 39.2296242 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Seven or eight civilians including three children and two women died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Mudar village, according to local sources.

Raqqa24, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently and Newsjorf reported that eight civilians died in Coalition raids. The Syrian Network for Human Rights, also blamed the Coalition, and put the death toll at seven including three children and two women.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (4)

  • Ahmad al Karaf Adult male named by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently killed
  • Son Ali Child male named by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently killed
  • Daughter of Ahmad al Karaf 1 Child female named by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently killed
  • Daughter of Ahmad al Karaf 2 Child female named by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently killed
  • Seif al Ammo Age unknown named by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently killed
  • Fadel al Ma’arouf Age unknown named by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently killed
  • A women displaced from Raqqa Adult female named by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently killed
  • A women displaced from Raqqa Adult female named by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7 – 8
  • (3 children2 women)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

US-led Coalition Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    US-led Coalition
  • US-led Coalition position on incident
    Non credible / Unsubstantiated
    Insufficient information to assess that, more likely than not, a Coalition strike resulted in civilian casualties.
  • Reason for non-credible assessment
    Insufficient information on the time and location
  • Civilian deaths conceded
    None
  • Civilian injuries conceded
    None
  • Stated location
    near Mudar, Syria
    Nearest population center

Civilian casualty statements

US-led Coalition
  • Jan 25, 2018
  • The report contains insufficient information of the time, location and details to assess its credibility.

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

For March 25th-26th: “Near Ar Raqqah, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units; destroyed a fighting position, a tactical vehicle, and a mortar system; and damaged a supply route.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7 – 8
  • (3 children2 women)
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]