As many as four civilians were killed in Russian airstrikes according to local media, as well as a report by the Russian Ministry of Defence. However, one source reported “We do not know whether the bombing is Russian or Coalition”. Many other sources blamed the International Coalition for the strikes.
Some sources blamed Iraqi airstrikes, however Airwars understands this was most likely the International Coalition.
As many as 20 were reportedly wounded.
The Russian MOD reported that “Russia says it is for the third time in a row that the 6-millimeter Tulipov 6m22 launchers are still bombing the al-Bu Kamal “ ‘for the third day in a row its 6 launchers type Tulipov 6m22 are carrying out strikes on al Boukamal”.
Another source backed up this claim.
The houses of Saleh Obeid al Khalaf al Marsoumi and Riad Mohammed al-Daham al-Rahbi, were struck, and victims of the family were trapped under the rubble.
In the first of their September 2020 civilian casualty reports, the US-led Coalition assessed reports that they were responsible for civilian harm in this strike as “non-credible”, stating that the allegation provided insufficient information on the timing and location of the strike to make a determination.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Abdulaziz Jassim Al-Attawi 22 years old male killed
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Russian Military Assessment:
US-led Coalition Assessment:
Civilian casualty statements
Sep 9, 2020
Nov. 5, 2017, in Abu Kamal, Syria, via Airwars report. The report contains insufficient information on time, location, or details to assess its credibility. 3165/CS1666a 37SFU752154
Original strike reports
For November 5th-6th: “Near Abu Kamal, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three ISIS missiles. Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes destroyed an ISIS line of communication and a fighting position.”