Three civilians including two children died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Al Jazra junction, according to local media.
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently reported the death of a young girl named Rama Mohammed al-Hammad and the wife of Ahmed Yahya al-Hammad in air raids on Jazra junction. It didn’t say who was responsible, however, the victims were also named by Al Raqqa Truth, who blamed the Coalition.
RBSS, Deir Ezzor24, Euphrates Post and Sharqiya Voice named another victim as the young girl Tal Al Jasser – though the sources didn’t say where she was killed.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Rama Mohammed al-Hammad 16 years old female killed
- wife of Ahmed Yahya al-Hammad Adult female killed
- Tal Al Jasser Child female killed
Sources (9) [ collapse]
Attached to this civilian harm incident is the Pentagon's declassified assessment of this civilian harm allegation, obtained by Azmat Khan and the New York Times through Freedom of Information requests and lawsuits filed since March 2017, 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
For June 8th-9th, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, nine strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, three vehicles and a mortar system.” It additionally added that “On June 8, near Raqqah, Syria, three strikes destroyed four fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On June 8, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”
For June 9th-10th: "Near Raqqah, 17 strikes [2 British] engaged 15 ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, four vehicles, two ISIS front-end loaders, two ISIS headquarters, an ISIS UAS and an ISIS barge."
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