The Smart News Agency reported that Coalition warplanes “targeted two vehicles in the vicinity of the village of Taybeh (245 km east of the city of Homs), killing ten elements of the organization [IS], and three civilians who tried to extinguish the burning cars.”
No further details are currently available.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (1) [ collapse]
Attached to this civilian harm incident is a provisional reconciliation of the Pentagon's declassified assessment of this civilian harm allegation, based on matching date and locational information.
The declassified documents were obtained by Azmat Khan and the New York Times through Freedom of Information requests and lawsuits filed since March 2017, and are included alongside the corresponding press release published by the Pentagon. Airwars is currently analysing the contents of each file, and will update our own assessments accordingly.
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Jan 25, 2018
After a review of available information it was assessed that no Coalition strikes were conducted in the geographical area that correspond to the report of civilian casualties.
Original strike reports
The Coalition has not publicly repeorted any strikes in Homs between May 28th-30th 2017.