Two civilians died and four were wounded in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqa’s Fardous neighbourhood, according to the Smart News Agency. However the Coalition did not report any strikes on the city that day.
According to Smart, “One of the sources pointed out that the [likely Coalition] aircraft targeted al-Fardous neighborhood in the city of Raqqa near the White Garden, killing two civilians and injuring four others. They were taken to al-Raqqa National Hospital, while the organization launched warning sirens in the city.”
No further details are presently known.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (2) [ collapse]
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. (1306)
Original strike reports
For April 9th-10th: the Coalition did not report any strikes near Raqqa.