Three civilians died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqa, according to local sources.
Three victims from Palmyra, said to have been killed in a Coalition strike, were named by the Violations Documentation Center.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Hosain Abd al-Halim al-Qasem “al-Shabraq” Adult male In the comment section of Revo.Palmyra people claimed he used to be informant for the regime, and later for IS. Others claimed he was mentally disabled. killed
- Mohammad Walid Othman “al-Wajeeh” Adult killed
- Mohammad Yaser Othman “al-Wajeeh” Adult male killed
Sources (4) [ collapse]
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Jan 25, 2018
The report contains insufficient information of the time location and details to assess its credibility.
Original strike reports
For May 18th-19th: “Near Raqqah, eight strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed four fighting positions, two tunnels, two VBIED facilities, a mortar system, a vehicle, a supply cache, an ISIS headquarters, a weapons cache, and a tactical vehicle; and damaged three fighting positions.” It was additionally reported that on May 18th “Near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed an ISIS headquarters, an ISIS-held building and an ISIS recruiting station.”
For May 19th-20th: "Near Raqqah, three strikes [1 British?] engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two fighting positions and a heavy machine gun."
"Friday 19 May – Tornados struck seven Daesh targets in Mosul, whilst Typhoons bombed a group of extremists east of Raqqah…The following day [May 19th] , Tornados provided further support to the Iraqi ground forces, despite very challenging conditions as a dust storm raged. Again, a mixture of Brimstones and Paveway IVs were used to engage seven Daesh positions within the city, including a sniper team and a mortar, despite the Iraqi forces being extremely close to the targets on occasion. In Syria, Typhoons supported the SDF and bombed a group of terrorists caught in the open a few miles to the east of Raqqah."