One man was killed when an alleged Coalition strike hit the motorcycle he was on in Hunayda, according to multiple local sources. However, it is unclear whether the victim was a civilian or militant.
Raqqa Post reported that an unmanned drone targeted the victim, while Mohab Nasser, a media activist from Tabaqa, said reported he was targeted by a Coalition warplane.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (11) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the village of Hunayda (هنيدة), for which the coordinates are: 35.83234, 38.69938. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Apr 26, 2018
After a review of available information and strike video it was assessed that there is insufficient evidence to find civilians were harmed in this strike
Original strike reports
For April 10th-11th, the Coalition reported: “Near Ar Raqqah, three strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”
For April 11th-12th, the Coalition reported: “On April 11, near Raqqa, eight strikes engaged an ISIS staging area, weapons storage cache, and command and control node."