Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

CS724

Incident date

April 24, 2017

Location

الثورة‎, Tabaqah, Ar Raqqah, Syria

Geolocation

35.8295049, 38.5360909 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

According to the Smart News Agency, likely Coalition “air raids raged in the southern neighborhoods of the city and were concentrated at Al Rahma Mosque and Al Ajili Pharmacy, as well as Al Mughniyeh neighborhood and the Old Garage, killing four civilians and injuring seven others, according to another local source.”

Syrian Mirror also put the death toll at four and blamed the Coalition.

The incident was first reported on April 26, 2017 at 2:50 pm by @sonawa1.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • Civilians reported injured
    7
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident refer to areas in the South of Tabaqa. Open source maps locate Al Rahma Mosque (مسجد الرحمة) at 35.832161, 38.537491; Old Garage (الكراج القدیم) at 35.841667, 38.543611; Al Mughniyeh neighbourhood (حي المغنیة) at 35.839744, 38.548814. We are able to unable to geolocate Al Ajili Pharmacy (صیدلیة العجیلي).

  • Locations name in local reports of the incident.

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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 Tabaqah, 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 23rd-24th, the Coalition reported: “Near Tabqah, 12 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 12 fighting positions, one tactical vehicle, one ISIS vehicle, one heavy machine gun, and a command and control node.”

For April 24th-25th, the Coalition reported: “Near Tabqah, seven strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units; destroyed three ISIS command and control nodes, a fighting position, and a heavy machine gun; and suppressed two ISIS tactical units.”

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4
  • Civilians reported injured
    7
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]