In an incident not previously tracked by Airwars, the Coalition later confirmed the injury of one civilian in an event near Karabilah, Iraq.
Their December 2017 civilian casualty report noted: “During a Coalition strike which destroyed an ISIS vehicle, it was assessed that one civilian was unintentionally injured.”
In July 2019, the Coalition provided Airwars with the location of this incident, accurate to within a 100 metre box.
Airwars researchers could not find any locally reported claims of civilian harm in the area on this day.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Prior to the Coalition releasing the MGRS for this incident, Airwars had geolocated it to the nearest town at 34.37695, 41.05442.
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Dec 28, 2017
Aug. 5, 2017 near Karabilah, Iraq via self-report. During a Coalition strike which destroyed an ISIS vehicle it was assessed that one civilian was unintentionally injured.
Original strike reports
For August 4th-5th, the Coalition reported no strikes near the Al Qaim district.