An unspecified number of civilians died and one named civilian was injured in airstrikes and/or an artillery bombardment on Raqqa’s Bado neighbourhood, according to local sources.
Mohammed Amiro was named as injured when an artillery shell fell behind the Directorate of Water in the Bado neighbourhood – though sources didn’t identify the culprit.
RFS reported that Raqqa was under ” heavy shelling from the international coalition aircraft and the artillery of the Syrian Democratic Forces”.
It reported that “the city was exposed to a large number of missiles targeting different areas in the city, including (Faculty of Science – Haraamiya neighborhood – the Euphrates basin garage – Al-Taamir garage – Al-Sakia Street), killing a number of civilians and injuring others, while also causing extensive damage to buildings and public facilities.”
The source went on to add that “some activists and residents of al-Raqqa reported the deaths of at least 70 people during the first three days of Ramadan.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Mohammed Amiro Age unknown male injured
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Original strike reports
For May 27th-28th the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 15 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units; destroyed six fighting positions, three ISIS headquarters, an ISIS staging area and a VBIED.” The Coalition additionally reported that on May 27th “Near Raqqah, Syria, three strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit; destroyed a six fighting positions, an ISIS-held building and a weapons cache.”