In an incident not previously tracked by Airwars, the Coalition later confirmed the deaths of four civilians in an event north of Raqqa.
Their November 2017 civilian casualty report noted: “During a Coalition strike that engaged a Daesh tactical unit, it was assessed that four civilians were unintentionally killed.”
In July 2019, the Coalition provided Airwars with the location of this incident, accurate to within a 100 metre box.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Nov 30, 2017
June 4, 2017 north of Raqqah, Syria, via self-report. During a Coalition strike that engaged a Daesh tactical unit, it was assessed that four civilians were unintentionally killed.
Original strike reports
For June 4th-5th the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 11 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions and five vehicles.” In addition it reported for June 4th that “Near Raqqah, Syria, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed 49 boats, five fighting positions, three anti-air artillery systems, two tactical vehicles and two ISIS staging areas.”