Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS640

Incident date

March 29, 2017

Location

قسطل الغزالي, Al Qastal Al Ghazi, Hama, Syria

Airwars assessment

A local source told the Smart News Agency that “seven detainees and three elements of IS were killed by the bombing of warplanes likely belonging to the international coalition, on a school in the village of Qastal al Ghazi east of the city of Hama.”

No other details are presently known.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (1) [ 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
    No Coalition strikes were conducted in the geographical area
  • Civilian deaths conceded
    None
  • Civilian injuries conceded
    None
  • Stated location
    near al-Qastal, Syria
    Nearest population center

Original strike reports

US-led Coalition

The Coalition has not publicly declared any strikes in Hama governorate for March 29th-30th.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    7
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    US-led Coalition

Sources (1) [ collapse]