Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS684

Incident date

April 11, 2017

Location

مفرق مدينة الطبقة, Tabaqah Junction, Ar Raqqah, Syria

Geolocation

35.558684, 38.419253 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Exact location (via Airwars) level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Exact location (via Airwars)

Airwars assessment

One civilian was killed in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Tabaqa Junction, according to local sources.

@Mohab_Naser and other sources reported that he was killed when his motorcycle was struck by a Coalition warplane. But according to Al Raqqa Truth and @Q_Alenezy, a Coalition raid hit the car he was in while he was driving another young man to hospital.

The incident was first reported on April 11, 2017 at 7:19 pm by .

The victims were named as:

Family members (1)

  • Ibrahim Ahmad al Suleiman al Mabrouk Adult male killed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Ibrahim al-Mabrouk, killed in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Al Tabaqa junction, April 11th (Maskana Junction)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the Tabaqa junction (مفرق مدينة الطبقة), for which the coordinates are: 35.558684, 38.419253. 

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 Tabqah, 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 April 10th-11th, the Coalition reported: “Near Tabqah, 12 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units; destroyed four vehicles, destroyed three fighting positions, one VBIED and a tactical vehicle.”

For April 11th-12th: “Near Tabqah, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units; destroyed two fighting positions, two vehicles and a heavy weapons system.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]