According to local media reported that at least 20 fatalities and several wounded occurred following alleged Coalition airstrikes on the city of Al Qaim, Anbar.
Yaqein quoted one press statement in which a police source specified that international coalition aircraft bombed the area of Hasayba market. This location, as well as the number of casualties, was confirmed by a second local report from Iraq-amsi.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
Sources (2) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the main market being struck in the town of Husaybah (الحصیبة). Due to the limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location of the main market. The generic coordinates for the town of Husaybah (الحصیبة) are: 34.391117, 40.986986.
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Original strike reports
For October 12th – 13th the Coalition reported that “Near Al Qaim, one strike destroyed a VBIED factory.”