Reported civilian and ‘friendly fire’ deaths from Coalition airstrikes August 2017

Our reports for all civilian casualty allegations prior to August 2017 can be found here

Listed below are all known reports for August 2017 – via generally credible sources unless otherwise indicated – of non-combatant and ‘friendly fire’ deaths allegedly caused by the US-led Coalition in Iraq and Syria.

We include locations, dates and reported casualty numbers, as well as the names of victims where known. Also cross-referenced are any known US or allied airstrikes or artillery strikes in the vicinity – and any Coalition response to a reported incident. Some photos have been masked because of their graphic content. Masks will disappear when your cursor is placed over them. We explain our grading system here.

You can find our complete reports for 2014 to 2017 here. Casualty claims relating to Russian actions can be found here.

Airwars draws on a wide range of sources. These can include international and local news agencies and NGOs; and more fragmentary social media sites including local residents’ groups, Facebook pages (for examples martyrs’ pages), YouTube footage of incidents, and tweets relating to specific events. On occasion we also include links to militant and terrorist propaganda sources which are directly pertinent to an event. These are always clearly marked as such.

We also collate reports from regionally-focused monitoring groups which can include:
Syrian Network for Human Rights
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights
Syria Violations Documentation Center
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently
Iraq Body Count

UN Assistance Mission in Iraq (UNAMI)
Bellingcat
 (geolocation of strikes)

Please note that this is an evolving dataset, which reflects our latest current understanding of any particular event. Records are subject to change.

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August 2017

August 1st 2017: (I618) القائم Al Qaim, west of  Anbar  Province, Iraq
Summary: Local press sources said that civilians were killed or injured by airstrikes on the market in Al Qaim district west of Anbar.
According to Iraq Akhbar, “A number of civilians were killed and wounded by a bombing by international coalition aircraft of the market district of Qaim, west of Anbar.

Local sources said that the bombing targeted the market of the city of Qaim, which resulted in the deaths of a number of civilians and material damage in the shops. It is noteworthy that the city market is under repeated bombardment of the aircraft of the International Alliance”.
Other sources, however, did not say who was responsible for the bombing.
Civilians reported killed: 2 or more

Civilians reported injured: 2 or more
Sources: Yaqein agency [Arabic], [Archived], Iraq News Centre [Arabic], [Archived], Qaem Victory [Arabic], [Archived], Omar AlHalnusi [Arabic], [Archived], Iraqakhbar [Arabic], [Archived], 
Quality of rep
orting: Contested
Coalition position: For July 31st – August 1st , the Coalition reported: “Near Al Qaim, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two staging areas.

No strikes were publicly reported in the vicinity for  August 1st-2nd.

 

August 1st 2017: (I619) Tal Afar, Nineveh province, Iraq
Summary: Local press sources said that civilians were killed or injured in alleged Coalition and Iraqi force airstrikes on Tal Afar city, west of Mosul.
According to Tal Afar news agency, “the aerial bombardment has continued in Tal Afar for the third day in a row. Civilians were confirmed dead and the source said that Coalition aircraft bombed IS sites and the streets of the city intensively”. Madar Al Arab reported that “the commander of Nineveh operations confirmed the continued bombing of Tal Afar by government and international Coalition aircraft.”
Ali Alazawi added that the bombing “led to the killing of the so-called training camp officials of IS”.
Civilians reported killed: 2 or more + members of IS

Civilians reported injured: 2 or more
Sources: Tal Afar news agency [Arabic], [Archived], Madar al Arab [Arabic], [Archived], Ali Alazawi [Arabic], [Archived], Tal Afar [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of rep
orting: Contested

Coalition position: For July 31st – August 1st , the Coalition reported: “Near Tal Afar, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed four fighting positions and two supply caches.”
For August 1st-2nd: “Near Tal Afar, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed four front-end loaders, a supply cache and a command and control node.”

 

August 1st 2017 (S1148) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: One civilian male, named as Mohammed al-Zhiab Al A’ssaf, was killed in an alleged Coalition airstrike in Raqqa, according to multiple local sources.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: unknown

Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], Al Ragga Truth [Arabic], [Archived], @freedom_Raqqa1 [Arabic], [Archived], @raqqa_r_w_b [Arabic], [Archived], @24Raqqa [Arabic], [Archived], Al Raqqa Alkher [Arabic], [Archived], Mohammad Othman [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting:  Fair – though few details
Coalition position: For July 31st- August 1st, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 16 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 14 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, a mortar system and a VBIED facility.” It additionally added that “On July 31, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units.”

For August 1st-2nd: “Near Raqqah, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions, two ISIS headquarters, an IED, an ammunition cache, and a fuel supply point.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units; destroyed eight fighting positions, two ammunition caches, and a VBIED factory; and damaged a fighting position.” And that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units, destroyed two staging areas and an ISIS headquarters; and damaged a VBIED factory.”

 

August 1st 2017:  حارة البوسرايا (S1149) Al Bousraya neighbourhood, Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: In a major casualty incident, between 10 and 50 civilians died, including entire families, and dozens more were wounded in an alleged Coalition airstrike in the Al Bousraya area of Raqqa, according to local sources.
Reports said that the strike hit a civilian home/building which contained 50 civilians. According to Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, nearly all 50 people were killed, including two children. The source said that IS had gathered the civilians inside the building.
Among those killed were Hamada Al-Saeed Al-Hamzawi and three of his family and “Ibrahim al-Kaba” (Abu Muhannad) and his wife. Ahmad al Shibli later also added the following names, who he said were recovered from the rubble some days later:
Faisal al A’jaji

Ahmad al A’jaji
Manar al A’jaji [F]
Manal al A’jaji [F]
Rt.ararabic put the death toll at nine. Howevever the majority of sources placed it much higher. Al Raqqa Truth said 15 died and dozens more were wounded, while Sharqiya voice and Zamanalwasl put the figure at 20, blaming the Coalition.
Accoridng to Sound and Picture, “initial reports indicated the death and wounding of approximately 50 civilians”, including entire families. It said most of the victims were women and children.
Muheet added that “according to data from social media sites, the shelling focused on one of the neighborhood’s houses, which housed more than 50 people, including children and women from one family”.
@freedom_Raqqa1, also attributing the event to the Coalition, put the death toll at 50 non-combatants, though this appears to have merged death and injury numbers.
Civilians reported killed: 10-50, including at least 2 children and at least 2 women
Civilians reported injured: 12-40 

Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic], [Archived], Al Ragga Truth [Arabic], [Archived], Al Ragga Truth (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad al Shibli [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (3) [Arabic], [Archived], Al Ragga Truth (3) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], Alahed [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa Post [Arabic], [Archived], Breaking News [Arabic], [Archived], Muheet [Arabic], [Archived], Cyberman [Arabic], [Archived], Elnahar [Arabic], [Archived], Almanar [Arabic], [Archived], Trahbar [Arabic], [Archived], Fresh Syria [Arabic], [Archived], @freedom_Raqqa1 [Arabic], [Archived], @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic], [Archived], @NewsJorf [Arabic], [Archived], @24Raqqa [Arabic], [Archived], @Sharqiya_voice [Arabic], [Archived], @Sour_News [Arabic], [Archived], Mohammad othman [Arabic], Zamanalwasl [Arabic], [Archived], Rt.ararabic [Arabic], [Archived], Qasioun [Arabic], [Archived], Micro Syria [Arabic], [Archived], Smart News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (4) [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Arabic], [Archived], Albosleh [Arabic], [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (4) [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad al Shibli [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting:  Fair
Coalition position: 
For July 31st- August 1st, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 16 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 14 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, a mortar system and a VBIED facility.” It additionally added that “On July 31, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units.”

For August 1st-2nd: “Near Raqqah, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions, two ISIS headquarters, an IED, an ammunition cache, and a fuel supply point.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units; destroyed eight fighting positions, two ammunition caches, and a VBIED factory; and damaged a fighting position.” And that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units, destroyed two staging areas and an ISIS headquarters; and damaged a VBIED factory.”

Hamada Al-Saeed Al-Hamzawi, killed with three members of his family in an alleged Coalition airstrike on a civilian home in Raqqa’s Al-Busraiya neighbourhood, August 1st (via @AbuMuaazalraqqa)

August 1st 2017: (S1149a) Euphrates river, near the village of مقلة Makla, eastern Raqqagg overnorate, Syria
Summary:
Several civilians were killed and wounded in airstrikes on boats on the Euphrates river near the village of Maka, according to local media – though it was unclear whether the US-led Coalition or Russia were to blame for the casualties.
According to Sound and Picture, “Coalition aircraft targeted civilian boats along the banks of the Euphrates, causing civilian injuries from the village of Makla, east of Raqqa. Coalition aircraft had dropped leaflets calling upon civilians to leave areas under the control of Daesh.”
However, Baladi reported that raids had been conducted by both Coalition and Russian jets on the Euphrates River, killing and wounding an unspecified number of civilians in Makla.
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured:
2
Sources:
@24Raqqa [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested Russia

Coalition position:  For July 31st- August 1st, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 16 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 14 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, a mortar system and a VBIED facility.” It additionally added that “On July 31, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units.”
For August 1st-2nd: “Near Raqqah, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions, two ISIS headquarters, an IED, an ammunition cache, and a fuel supply point.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units; destroyed eight fighting positions, two ammunition caches, and a VBIED factory; and damaged a fighting position.” And that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units, destroyed two staging areas and an ISIS headquarters; and damaged a VBIED factory.”

 

August 1st 2017 (S1150) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: One civilian male, Abdul Razzaq Ali al-Kannawi was named as killed in an alleged Coalition airstrike by multiple local sources.
According to Palmyra Revolution Coordination cCommittee, “
Mr. Abdul Razzaq Ali Kanawi, displaced from the city of Palmyra, was killed when his house was targeted by aircraft of the international coalition in the city of Al-Raqqa yesterday. Some of his family members are still under the rubble of the house.”

Other sources also added that Abdul Razzaq Ali al-Kannawi‘s family had not been found and were likely still trapped under the rubble.
Civilians reported killed: At least 1
Civilians reported injured: 2 or more

Sources: Palmyra Revolution Coordination Committee [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic], [Archived], Usama Al Taleb [Arabic], MCPlamyra [Arabic], [Archived], Palmyra News [Arabic], [Archived], SDC Palymra [Arabic], [Archived], Death page of the city of Palmyra [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: 
For July 31st- August 1st, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 16 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 14 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, a mortar system and a VBIED facility.” It additionally added that “On July 31, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units.”
For August 1st-2nd: “Near Raqqah, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions, two ISIS headquarters, an IED, an ammunition cache, and a fuel supply point.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units; destroyed eight fighting positions, two ammunition caches, and a VBIED factory; and damaged a fighting position.” And that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units, destroyed two staging areas and an ISIS headquarters; and damaged a VBIED factory.”

August 1st 2017:  (S1151) حي التوسعية Al Tawwassoui’ya neighborhood,
Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria

Summary: Eleven members of the same family died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on their home in Raqqa’s Al Tawwassoui.ya neighbourhood, according to local media.
AlRaqqa Ahlna, Sohaeb Al Haskwi and Haska Rasd reported that Haitham Khaldun Sheikh Makhlaf died with seven members of his family as well as Hammadi al-Makhfil and his wife.
However, the majority of sources put the death toll at 12: Haitham Khaldun Sheikh Makhlaf, along with 11 members of his family – “mostly women and children”
.
Civilians reported killed: 10-14 – “mostly women and children”
Civilians reported injured: 2 or more

Sources: @Freedom_Riqqa1 [Arabic], [Archived], @freedom_Raqqa1 (2) [Arabic], [Archived], @freedom_Raqqa1 (3) [Arabic], [Archived], @AbuMuazAlRaqqa [Arabic], [Archived], @raqqa_r_w_b [Arabic], [Archived], @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Smart News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], 24News [Arabic], [Archived], Geroun [Arabic], [Archived], Alaraby [Arabic], [Archived], Qasioun [Arabic], [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic], [Archived], Samidon [Arabic], [Archived], Smart News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Sohaeb Al Haskwi [Arabic], [Archived], @Sharqiya.voice [Arabic], [Archived], @plespost [Arabic], [Archived], AlRaqqa Ahlna [Arabic], [Archived], Haska Rasd [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: 
For July 31st- August 1st, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 16 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 14 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, a mortar system and a VBIED facility.” It additionally added that “On July 31, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units.”

For August 1st-2nd: “Near Raqqah, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions, two ISIS headquarters, an IED, an ammunition cache, and a fuel supply point.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units; destroyed eight fighting positions, two ammunition caches, and a VBIED factory; and damaged a fighting position.” And that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units, destroyed two staging areas and an ISIS headquarters; and damaged a VBIED factory.”

Haitham Khaldun Sheikh Makhlaf

 

August 1st 2017:  (S1152)  الكشكية al Kashkiya village, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Between one and four civilians including a child died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on al Kashkiya village, Deir Ezzor, according to local sources.
7al reported: “Abu Ayman al-Ali, an activist from the village of Deir al-Zour, told al-Hal, said that ‘raids by international coalition forces targeted civilian houses in the center of al-Kashkiya town.”
Jisr TV said that a girl was killed and others were injured, while other sources reported the death of a child and wounding of several other civilians
Syrialivemap put the death toll at four but didn’t say who was responsible. Similarly, some other sources didn’t identify the “warplanes” that carried out the attack.

Civilians reported killed: 1-4, including 1 child
Civilians reported injured: unknown

Sources: Ahmad al Shibli [Arabic], [Archived], EuphratesPost [Arabic], [Archived], Free Deir Ezzor [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Smart News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Syrialivemap [Arabic], [Archived], Jisrtv [Arabic], [Archived], Sadalasham [Arabic], [Archived], Syrianfreearmy [Arabic], [Archived], 7al [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Shaam News [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Almanar [Arabic], [Archived], @eldorar1 [Arabic], [Archived], @Deirfree [Arabic], [Archived], @Newsjorf [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: 
For July 31st-August 1st, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes destroyed 13 ISIS oil stills, an oil storage barrel and an ISIS chemical weapons factory.

For August 1st-2nd: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS oil refinery.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes destroyed 16 ISIS oil stills and an oil tanker truck.”

 

August 1st 2017:  ﺣﻲ ﻧﺰﻟﺔ ﺷﺤﺎﺩﺓ (S1153)  Nazlat Shahada neighbourhood, Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: Local media reported that Coaltion aircraft allegedy bombed Kurdish units in Nazlat Shahada by mistake.
According to Soheb Al Abdullah, “
A coalition of the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) is reported to have been bombed in the Nizla Shehadeh neighborhood south of Raqqa
.”
Friendly Forces reported killed: unknown
Friendly Forces reported injured: unknown

Sources: Al Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], @SyriaAgency [Arabic], [Archived], Alraqqa.ahlna [Arabic], [Archived], Soheb Al Abdullah [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair – though no casulaty figures
Coalition position: 
For July 31st- August 1st, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 16 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 14 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, a mortar system and a VBIED facility.It additionally added that “On July 31, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units.”
For August 1st-2nd: “Near Raqqah, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions, two ISIS headquarters, an IED, an ammunition cache, and a fuel supply point.
” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units; destroyed eight fighting positions, two ammunition caches, and a VBIED factory; and damaged a fighting position.” And that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units, destroyed two staging areas and an ISIS headquarters; and damaged a VBIED factory.

 

 

August 2nd 2017:  منطقة الطب الحديث  (S1154) Al Toubb al Hadith district [Modern Medicine District], Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: One civilian male, named as Mohammed Ahmed Abdel-Rahim died in artillery shelling of Al Toubb al Hadith, according to local media.
According to Al Hassaka Rasd, “
The young man Mohammed Ahmed Abdel-Rahim was killed in artillery shelling on the Modern Medicine area. He was buried in the courtyard of his house as it was not possible to bury him in the cemetery”.

Airwars understands that only the Coalition has access to artillery in Raqqa.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: unknown 

Sources: Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Freedom_raqqa1 [Arabic], Al raqqa ahlna [Arabic], [Archived], Al Raqqa 24 [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: 
For August 1st-2nd , the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions, two ISIS headquarters, an IED, an ammunition cache, and a fuel supply point.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units; destroyed eight fighting positions, two ammunition caches, and a VBIED factory; and damaged a fighting position.” And that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units, destroyed two staging areas and an ISIS headquarters; and damaged a VBIED factory.

For August 2nd-3rd: “Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply cache, a VBIED, a mortar position, an ISIS UAS site, and a generator.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 2, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, two supply caches, a tactical vehicle, a tunnel, a VBIED factory, and a command and control node.”

Mohammed Ahmed Abdel-Rahim, reportedly killed by artillery on August 2nd in Al Toubb al Hadith, Raqqa, (via Al raqqa ahlna)

 

August 2nd 2017: (S1155) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: Up to seven civilians died including different generations of the same family in an alleged Coalition air or artillery strike on Raqqa.
All sources pointed towards the Coalition carrying out an air or artillery strike. Airwars understands that only the Coalition has access to artillery in Raqqa.
Victims were named as:
Abdul Rahman Al Shabshool also known as  Abu Aboud Al Sheikh Fahman
Nour Abdulrahman Al Shabshool – female, daughter of Abdul Rahman Al-Shabshool
Ibrahim Abdul Rahman Al Shabshool – son of Abdul Rahman Al-Shabshool
Abdul Sattar Abdul Rahman Al Shabshool – son of Abdul Rahman Al-Shabshool
The child Saad al Shabshol, aged one, grandson of Abdul Rahman Al-Shabshool
Some sources said that Abdul Rahman Al-Shabshool died in addition to four of his sons.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, it “managed to document the death of seven citizens. They include a man, two of his sons, his daughter and his grandson, as a result of the strikes carried out by warplanes of the International Coalition.
Civilians reported killed: 5-7, including 1-2 children and 1 woman
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Micro Syria [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], @freedom_Raqqa1 [Arabic], [Archived], @alhasakaalhadath [Arabic], [Archived], Hmoud Abu AlAmir posted in Regards of Al – Raqqa Governorate facebook group [Arabic], [Archived], Al Raqqa Ahluna [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived],  Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived],  SN4HR (2) [Archived],
Quality of rep
orting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 1st-2nd , the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions, two ISIS headquarters, an IED, an ammunition cache, and a fuel supply point.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units; destroyed eight fighting positions, two ammunition caches, and a VBIED factory; and damaged a fighting position.” And that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units, destroyed two staging areas and an ISIS headquarters; and damaged a VBIED factory.
For August 2nd-3rd: “Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply cache, a VBIED, a mortar position, an ISIS UAS site, and a generator.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 2, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, two supply caches, a tactical vehicle, a tunnel, a VBIED factory, and a command and control node.”

Saad al Shabshol, aged one, killed along with several members of his family in an alleged Coalition strike on Raqqa, August 2nd (via SN4HR)

August 2nd 2017: (S1155a) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: One civilian make, named as Mazen Kamel al Dandoush, died in a Coalition artillery bombardment or a mortar strike by the SDF in Raqqa, according to local media.
Ar Raqqa Al a’ahlya reported that the victim bled to death from a shrapnel wound.
Most sources blamed artillery for the man’s death. Airwars understands that only the Coalition has access to artillery in Raqqa.
However, one source – the Syrian Network for Human Rights – said that Mr al Dandoush died when a SDF mortar hit his home.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Ar Raqqa Al Hadath [Arabic], [Archived], Ar Raqqa Al a’ahlya [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad al Shibli [Arabic], [Archived], Ziad Al Balil [Arabic], [Archived], Amer Alywy posted on Documentary of victims of Ar Raqqa [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Ar Raqqa Ahlna [Arabic], [Archived], Shbab [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Rasd (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Soheb Al Haskawi [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived],
Quality of rep
orting: Contested – SN4HR blamed SDF mortar
Coalition position: For August 1st-2nd , the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions, two ISIS headquarters, an IED, an ammunition cache, and a fuel supply point.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units; destroyed eight fighting positions, two ammunition caches, and a VBIED factory; and damaged a fighting position.” And that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units, destroyed two staging areas and an ISIS headquarters; and damaged a VBIED factory.
For August 2nd-3rd: “Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply cache, a VBIED, a mortar position, an ISIS UAS site, and a generator.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 2, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, two supply caches, a tactical vehicle, a tunnel, a VBIED factory, and a command and control node.”

Mazen Kamel al-Dandoush, killed by artillery or (according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights) a SDF mortar in Raqqa, Aug 2nd (via RBSS)

 

August 2nd 2017: (S1156) The cafeteria of مشفى عائشة Aisha hospital in البوكمال  Abu Kamal, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Three people were killed and several more wounded in an alleged Coalition airstrike on the cafeteria of Aisha hospital in Abu Kamal, according to local media.
Sources were conflicted as to whether the three victims were members of ISIS or civilians.
Euphrates Post, Shaam and Shbab Post said that they were from ISIS, but sources including Syrian Free Army and Jisrtv claimed they were civilians.
According to AlBoukmal-Mary: “The warplane, which is believed to belong to the International Coalition ,targeted the cafeteria at Aisha hospital leading to three deaths. Two of the victims were Iraqi and one was from the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor.”
Free Deir Ezzor and Sound and Picture added that a number of civilians were wounded in the strike.

Civilians reported killed: 0-3
Civilians reported injured: 2 or more
Sources: Shaam News [Arabic], [Archived], @EuphratesPost [Arabic], [Archived],  @soundandpic [Arabic], [Archived], Lwahat Boukmalna [Arabic], [Archived], AlBoukmal-Mary [Arabic], [Archived], ShbabPost [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Free Army [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Free Deir Ezzor [Arabic], [Archived], Jisrtv [Arabic], [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic], [Archived], 
Quality of rep
orting: Fair – though combat status uncertain
Coalition position: For August 1st-2nd, the Coalition reported: “ Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS oil refinery.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes destroyed 16 ISIS oil stills and an oil tanker truck.”
For August 2nd-3rd it reportedf that “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed three ISIS oil storage tanks, three well-heads, an oil pump, and a front-end loader.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 2, near Abu Kamal
, Syria, two strikes destroyed an ISIS IED factory and two oil stills.”

 

August 2nd 2017: (S1157a) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: One child, Yasser Abbas Hussein al-Alo, was killed by artillery shelling of Raqqa, according to multiple local sources.
Airwars understands that only the Coalition has access to artillery in Raqqa.
Civilians reported killed: 1 child
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Palmyra city revolution coordination committee [Arabic], [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic], [Archived], AlHadath News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Al Shbli [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position:  For August 1st-2nd , the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions, two ISIS headquarters, an IED, an ammunition cache, and a fuel supply point.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units; destroyed eight fighting positions, two ammunition caches, and a VBIED factory; and damaged a fighting position.” And that “On Aug. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units, destroyed two staging areas and an ISIS headquarters; and damaged a VBIED factory.

For August 2nd-3rd: “Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply cache, a VBIED, a mortar position, an ISIS UAS site, and a generator.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 2, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, two supply caches, a tactical vehicle, a tunnel, a VBIED factory, and a command and control node.”

Yasser Abbas Hussein al-Alo, killed in an alleged Coalition strike on Raqqa, Aug 2nd (via Ahmad Al Shbli)

August 2nd 2017: (I620) الكرابلة Karabla, Al Qaim, west of  Anbar province, Iraq 

Hanaa Amer Saleh Tlaa al-Rawi (via News of Iraq)

Summary: ‘Dozens’ of civilians were alleged killed in airstrikes on Karabla, Qaem, local media reported – though it was unclear who was responsible.
According to Yaqein, “A number of civilians, including children, were killed and wounded after warplanes targeted al-Qa’im west of Anbar in light of continued attacks by joint forces supported by the international coalition. ‘The warplanes targeted civilian houses in the Karbala district of al-Qaim district in western Anbar,’ Yaqein’s correspondent said, adding that “The air strikes killed and injured a number of civilians, including children from one family. It is noteworthy that the joint forces and their militias supported by the international coalition aircraft are carrying out a suffocating siege against the areas they are trying to storm and indiscriminate bombing, which kills dozens of civilians, mostly women and children.”
Anbar Voice reported that  “dozens of civilians died in bombing by warplanes in the areas of Karabla and Alsnjk and Al-Amin district of the province of Qaim”. It didn’t identify the planes.
Qaem City Today named victims as:

Hanaa Amer Saleh Tlaa al-Raw– a young girl
and the wounding of her brother, Zaid Amer Saleh Tlaa al-Rawi

Civilians reported killed: 12-24, including 1 child
Civilians reported injured: At least 1
Sources: Yaqein [Arabic], [Archived], Anbar Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Sajnjl [Arabic], [Archived], Qaem City Today [Arabic], [Archived], News of Iraq 24 [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: No strikes were reported in the vicinity for August 1st-2nd.
For August 2nd-3rd, the Coalition reported: “Near Al Qaim, one strike destroyed two ISIS-held buildings and a staging area.”

Zaid Amer al-Rawi

 

August 2nd/3rd 2017: قرية التبني (S1158) Al Tabani village, western Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Up to 20 civilians died and dozens more were wounded in airstrikes on the village of Al Tabani, according to local media – though it was unclear whether Russia or the Coalition were to blame.
Rami asssaf, @Ahmad_Zahlan and @HAMZH7711 blamed the Coalition, with @Ahmad_Zahlan reporting that white phosphorus had been used.
But the majority of sources attributed the event to Moscow. @LamarAlkhateeb,  @Ahmed_Zahlan, Al Hassaka Rasd, Baladi, Euphrates Post, Ahmad al Shibli, Zamanalwasl, the Syrian Network for Human Rights and Yaqein all said that Russia was responsible.
However, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that it was unclear whether the planes belonged to Russia or the Coalition.According to Ahmad al Shibli, there were ten raids, while Al Hassaka Rasd put the death toll at 20 non-combatants.
Multiple sources reported that Abdul Razzaq al-Atrash and 11 members of his family died. Other victims were listed as three brothers, the sons of Hamoud Al Farhan al Darwish.
Euphrates Post reported that the following locations in the village were hit:
Al-Akeisat neighbourhood School
The Electricity Company

House of Ahmed Al Khalil
House of Ahmed Al Hassan
The house of Abdul Rahman al-A’ddad – adding:  “it is worth mentioning that dozens of families spent the night in agricultural land for fear of air raids.”
Step News Agency reported that more than ten homes were raised to the ground.
Euphrates Post, who said Russia was likely to blame, named victims as:
Aisha Mohammed Ba’aj  [female]

Sabria Mohammed  Ba’aj  [female]
Rana Abdul Razzaq  Ba’aj [female]
Abdul Razzaq  Ba’aj
Tariq Abdul Razzaq  Ba’aj
Raed Abdel Razzaq  Ba’aj
Mohammed Abdul Rahman  Ba’aj
Civilians reported killed: 
12-20, including 3 children and 3 women

Civilians reported injured: 12-36
Sources: @LamarAlkhateeb [Arabic], [Archived], @raassaf77 [Arabic], [Archived], @Ahmed_Zahlan [Arabic], [Archived], @DeirEzzor24 [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Rasd (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (3) [Arabic], [Archived], Rami asssaf [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad al Shibli [Arabic], [Archived], Free Deir Ezzor [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Smart News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Rasd (3) [Arabic], [Archived], DeirEzzour24 [Arabic], [Archived], Qasioun [Arabic], [Archived], Zamanalwasl [Arabic], [Archived], Egyptwindow [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Zamanalwasl (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Jflngo [Arabic], [Archived], Aletihadpress [Arabic], [Archived], Fresh Syria [Arabic], [Archived], Yaqein [Arabic], [Archived], Eldorar [Arabic], [Archived], 7al [Arabic], [Archived]Al Jazeera [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR), [Archived], SO4HR (2) [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], @HAMZH7711 [Arabic], [Archived], @Ahmad_Zahlan [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested Russia 
Coalition position: For August 1st-2nd, the Coalition reported: “ Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS oil refinery.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 1, near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes destroyed 16 ISIS oil stills and an oil tanker truck.”
For August 3rd-4th: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed a ISIS financial headquarters.”

 

August 3rd 2017: (S1159) حارة البد  al Badou neighbourhood and حي الثكنة al Thakana [Barracks] neighbourhood, Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: Up to 20 civilians including seven children and their mother died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on the al Badou and al Takana neighbourhoods in Raqqa, according to local media.
All sources blamed the US-led Coalition, and put the minimum death toll at eight.
According to Sound and Picture and Raqqa18, 10 people from the Al-Junaid family died. Other sources said the victims included a woman and her seven children.
RNN put the number killed even higher, at 20 civilians, adding that most of them were from the Al-Junaid family.
@Khaled_qahtan reported that dozens were killed and wounded in the event, while A’amaq [ISIS propaganda] published a very graphic video (below) showing child casualties reportedly from the incident. Other sources published images taken from this footage.
The Syrian Obsewrvatory reported “the death of 8 citizens they are a woman, 2 male children and 5 female children, all of them are of one family, as a result of bombing by the International Coalition on areas in Al-Raqqah City,”
Civilians reported killed: 8-20, including 1 woman and 7 children
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: GRAPHIC:  Mar’ayat Al Khelafa [Arabic],, Jobara [Arabic], [Archived], Qasioun [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], @shamaalmajd1 [Arabic], [Archived], GRAPHIC: @Khaled_qahtan [Arabic], [Archived], @alhaskaalhadth [Arabic], [Archived], @ThwarAlRaqqa [Arabic], [Archived], @Freedom_Raqqa1 [Arabic], [Archived], @Sour_News [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (2) [Arabic], [Archived], GRAPHIC: Al Ragga Truth [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (3) [Arabic], [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic], [Archived], Arabic.rt [Arabic], [Archived], Youm7 [Arabic], [Archived], Almanar [Arabic], [Archived], Syria News [Arabic], [Archived], Orient News [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa18 [Arabic], [Archived], RNN [Arabic], [Archived], News of Iraq [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 2nd-3rd, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply cache, a VBIED, a mortar position, an ISIS UAS site, and a generator.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 2, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, two supply caches, a tactical vehicle, a tunnel, a VBIED factory, and a command and control node.”
For August 3rd-4th: “Near Raqqah, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, a vehicle, a VBIED and a supply route.”

GRAPHIC: Footage by the IS media agency A’amaq depicting child casualties following an alleged Coaliton airstrike on Raqqa’s Al Badou and Al Thakana neighbourhoods, August 3rd.

 

August 3rd 2017: (S1160) near معيزيلة Maizeela, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Local media reported that an airstrike on an oil tanker killed the driver and “lightly” wounded two other civilians near Maizeela in the southern countryside of Abu Kamal.
Only one source, Al Natek Network, said that the Coalition carried out the strike. Other reports didn’t apportion blame.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: 2
Sources: Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Al Natek Network [Arabic], [Archived]@olay5554 [Arabic], [Archived], @olay6663 [Arabic], [Archived], 
Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 3rd-4th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed a ISIS financial headquarters.”

 

August 4th 2017: (S1161) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: Up to 17 civilians including women and children died and 10 more were wounded in alleged Coalition airstrikes on Raqqa, according to local media.
Most sources put the death toll at six with 10 more injured and blamed a “US bombing” of Raqqa neighbourhoods.
However, on August 5th the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights “documented the death of at least 10 persons including 2 children and 1 citizen woman. They were killed in the past 24 hours” – but some caution is required as this could be a general number and not specific to just this event.
A report by the Syrian Network for Human Rights put the death toll at 17, “including 7 children and 5 women, IDPs from al Bab city in Aleppo”, and said that they died when Coalition missiles struck a residential building.
Civilians reported killed: 6-17, including 2-7 children and 1-5 women
Civilians reported injured: 10
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Smart News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Al Hadath [Arabic], [Archived], Syrianfreearmy [Arabic], [Archived], Mohammad Al Abdoullah [Arabic], [Archived], @freedom_raqqa1 [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqamediaoffice [Arabic], [Archived], @hammoud_hussam [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], SO4HR (2) [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair – though few details
Coalition position: For August 3rd-4th, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, a vehicle, a VBIED and a supply route.”
For August 4th-5th the Coalition reported that “On Aug. 4, near Raqqah, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven fighting positions, a staging area, and a tunnel..” It also stated that “On Aug. 4, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions; and damaged a fighting position.”

 

August 4th 2017: (S1161a) منطقة جمعية المهندسين Jamiat al Muhandissen area, in أورم الكبرى Orme al Kubra, western Aleppo, Syria
Summary: Multiple local sources reported the explosion of a car bomb in “the second village of engineers” killing members of Haiat Tahrir al Sham [formerly Al Qaeda/ Al Nusra] and up to four civilians, as well as wounding others.
According to @Elghad , “
The Syrian Observatory, based in Britain, said that a car bomb exploded near the headquarters of the editor of the Levant in the Al Mouhandeseen countryside.
The Observatory said that preliminary reports indicated the killing of two members of the Liberation of the Sham and wounding others.
A media unit of the group confirmed the explosion, saying that a number of its members were killed and wounded.”

There was only one allegation against Coalition warplanes, from the Step News Ageny. It reported: “Thirteen members of Haiat Tahrir al Sham [formerly Al Nusra] and a number of civilians were killed and wounded when the Coalition’s international air force targeted them in the area of the Society of Engineers [or Jamiaat al Muhandissen]  in Orme al-Kubra, west of Aleppo.”
Civilians reported killed: 2-4 or more + 2-13 members of  Haiat Tahrir al Sham [formerly Al Nusra]

Civilians reported injured: 2 or more
Sources: Step News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], @Shahed_alep [Arabic], [Archived], @sy_newscenter [Arabic], [Archived], @Akhbr [Arabic], [Archived], @Aboalmagd [Arabic], [Archived], @Elghad [Arabic], [Archived], Akhbaralaan [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested – only one allegation against Coalition
Coalition position: The Coalition has not publicly reported any strikes in Aleppo governorate for August 3rd-4th

 

August 4th 2017: (S1162) بلدة البويطية  al Buweitiya, Western Deir Ezzor, Syria
Summary: Local sources have reported that between three and six civilians were killed in an aerial bombardment on al Buweitaya in the western suburb of Deir Ezzor. At present sources have alleged that the US-led Coalition was responsible, however, some sources are attributing the attack to the regime, and some to Russia.
According to a Facebook post by Al Tabani, an adult male named Younis al-’Awad was killed in the offensive, along with his daughter and another woman. Younis al-’Awad’s wife is also reported to have been seriously injured in the attack.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights have blamed ‘Syrian Regime planes’ for the attack, whilst in a news report by Smart the strikes are ‘thought to be Russian’.
Other sources referred to an “air bombardment” and to “warplanes” carrying out raids – but did not identify the culprit.
Civilians reported killed: 3 – 6, including one woman and a child
Civilians reported injured: 2 or more
Sources: Syria News [Arabic] [Archived], Syriah News [Arabic] [Archived], Plus-sport News [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi [Arabic] [Archived], 24 news [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @NewsJorf [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @nhadashmot [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Tabani [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Free Deir Ezzor [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Smart Report [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights Report [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested. The Coalition are not blamed specifically on any report, whilst the Regime and Russia are accused.
Coalition position: For August 3rd-4th  the Coalition reported *Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed a ISIS financial headquarters.
For August 4th-5th: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed four ISIS oil stills.”

 

August 4th 2017: (S1163) منطقة المنجم al Munjem area in التبني al Tabani, western Deir Ezzor, Syria
Summary: Multiple local sources reported that a minimum of four people were killed in an air raid in al Tabani. One report from Smart totalled the number of victims at seven. The majority of sources asserted that the strikes were carried out by Russian forces, or as reported by Step news agency, ‘#russian-owned’ aircraft.
According to an article on Syrianpc News the airstrike targeted “a car carrying four civilians” resulting in ‘killing them and injuring others’. The civilians travelling in the vehicle in Al-Manjam near al Tabini, were described by a number of sources as ‘displaced people’ and in a Qasioun news report as ‘mostly women and children’.
Statements from activists in a Smart news report allege ‘seven civilians, including children, were killed by a military aircraft raid, targeting a car in the town’, though they did not specify the actors in this attack.
Civilians reported killed: 4-7, including women and children
Civilians reported injured: 2 or more
Sources: Syrianpc News [Arabic] [Archived], Qasioun News [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @Masarpress [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @NewsJorf [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by JisirTV [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Smart Report [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Step News Agency [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested – most reports allege Russian warplanes to have conducted strikes
Coalition position: For August 3rd-4th  the Coalition reported *Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed a ISIS financial headquarters.
For August 4th-5th: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed four ISIS oil stills.”

 

August 4th 2017: (S1164) Haddaj Sharqi school in  ﻗﺮﻳﺔ ﺍﻟﺤﻤﺎﺩﻱ al Hammadi village, al Shadadi countryside, near Iraqi border, Hassaka governorate, Syria
Summary: Two named children died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on a school in the village of al Hammadi in the al Shadadi countryside, according to local media.
Multiple sources reported that the Haddaj Sharqi school was struck by the Coalition, killing two children who were named as four-year-old Khaled Mohammed Al-Aziz and Asmaa Ismail Aziza 15-year-old girl.

Civilians reported killed: 2 children
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Sdusyria [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Arabic], [Archived], Alkhabour [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], SO4HR (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Arabstoday [Arabic], [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Shaam News [Arabic], [Archived], 
Quality of reporting: Fair – though few details
Coalition position: For August 3rd-4th, the Coalition reported: “Near Al Shadaddi, one strike destroyed an ISIS weapon cache.”

For August 4th-5th: “Near Al Shadaddi, two strikes suppressed two ISIS mortar teams.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 4, near Al Shadaddi, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a command and control node.”

 

August 4th 2017: (S1164a) Al Noor street, Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: One civilian, Mu’minah Khalil al-Ali al-Saleh, was named as killed in a “bombardment” on Al Noor street, according to Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently.
No further details are currently available.

Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:  unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Weak – currently single source
Coalition position:
For August 3rd-4th, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, a vehicle, a VBIED and a supply route.”
For August 4th-5th the Coalition reported that “On Aug. 4, near Raqqah, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven fighting positions, a staging area, and a tunnel..” It also stated that “On Aug. 4, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions; and damaged a fighting position.”

 

August 4th: (I621) العباسية Vicinity of Al Abbasiyah, south Salah ad Din Province, Iraq
Summary: Civilians were killed by airstrikes in Salah ad Din Province, according to a local report.
Yaqein reported that “a number of civilians” were killed “as a result of ongoing attacks by government forces and international coalition aircraft.” The report also cited militias fighting in the area, and said that indiscriminate and heavy shelling had killed dozens of civilians.
No additional details are presently known.
Civilians reported killed: at least 2
Civilians reported injured: unkown
Sources: Yaqein [Arabic], [Archived], 
Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 3rd – 4th, the Coalition reported: “Near Kirkuk, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.” For August 4th – 5th, the Coalition reported: “Near Al Huwayjah, two strikes destroyed an ISIS-held building and an ISIS headquarters.”

 

August 5th 2017: (S1165) Al-Safarna neighbourhood, Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: At least five civilians including two children and a woman died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqa’s Al-Safarna neighbourhood, according to local media.
According to Zamanalwasl, “five civilians from one family, including two children and a woman, were killed as a result of a bombardment by the international coalition forces targeting al-Safarna neighborhood east of al-Raqqa.”
However, other reports put the death toll at six with a further eight wounded –  all blaming the US-led Coalition.
On August 5th, The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights “documented the death of at least 10 persons including 2 children and 1 citizen woman, they were killed in the past 24 hours.” However, some caution is required as this could be a general number and notspecific to just this event.
Civilians reported killed: 5-10, including 2 children and 1 woman
Civilians reported injured: 8
Sources: Jisrtv [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Shaam News [Arabic], [Archived], freedom_Raqqa1 [Arabic], [Archived], @24Raqqa [Arabic], [Archived], @iraqsunahnews [Arabic], [Archived], Smart News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Zamanalwasl [Arabic], [Archived], Al Raqqa Ahlna [Arabic], [Archived], Sohaib Al Haskawi [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 4th-5th the Coalition reported that “On Aug. 4, near Raqqah, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven fighting positions, a staging area, and a tunnel..” It also stated that “On Aug. 4, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions; and damaged a fighting position.”
For August 5th-6th, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five ISIS-held buildings, three IED factories, an ISIS communications tower and a UAS launch site.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions and a heavy machine gun.”

 

August 5th 2017: (S1165a) Raqqa City, الرقة, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
An adult male civilian named Hamoud Rashid Dandoush, was reported killed by multiple local sources. The cause of death was somewhat conflicted.
Seven of the eleven sources attribute the attack to a landmine, whilst others cited the use of artillery. Airwars understands that only the US-led Coalition have access to artillery in Raqqa.
In a post from Ar Raqqa Al a’ahyla the so-called Islamic State organisation was alleged responsible. It suggested that the organisation planted a landmine which exploded, resulting in Hamoud Rashid Dandoush’s death.
The Raqqa Media Center however blame the US-Coalition and reported that he was killed “as a result of the artillery bombardment of the city of Al-Raqqa”.
A post from Amer Alywy on the Documentary of Victims of Ar Raqqa facebook group claimed that Hamoud Rashid Dandoush was killed in his own residence due to “shelling”.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by Ar Raqqa Al Hadath [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Ar Raqqa Al a’ahlya [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa Media Center [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Ahmad al Shibli [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post on Documentary of Victims of Ar Raqqa [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Ar Raqqa Ahlna [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Shbab [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Hasaka Rasd (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Soheb Al Haskawi [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 4th-5th the Coalition reported On Aug. 4, near Raqqah, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven fighting positions, a staging area, and a tunnel..” It also stated that “On Aug. 4, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions; and damaged a fighting position.”
For August 5th-6th, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five ISIS-held buildings, three IED factories, an ISIS communications tower and a UAS launch site.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions and a heavy machine gun.”

Hamoud Rashid al-Dandoush, reportedly killed in Raqqa on Aug 5th, though sources were conflicted as to how he died. (via Amer Alywy in Documentary of victims of Ar Raqqa)

 

August 5th 2017: (S1166) قرية الفدغمي al Fadaghmi village, south eastern al shadadi, Hassaka governorate, Syria
Summary: Local media reported that alleged Coalition airstrikes caused widespread destruction of civilian homes and schools in al Fadaghmi village, though there was no information about civilian casualties.
According to Arabyoum, “local sources said that Coalition raids caused the destruction of the majority of houses in the village of al-Fidghmi. They targeted it with high-explosive missiles striking civilian houses in the village. This resulted in the destruction of more than 80% of the village’s houses: the homes of Juma al-Eid, Ahmad al-‘Abd, Muhammad al-‘Abd, Nuri al-Saleh, Fathi al-‘Akla, Abdullah Al-Mohsen, Ahmad Al-Halabi, Ghiyath Al-Yunis, Mr. Al-Qudouri”.
Al Hassaka Rasd  added that the raids had also destroyed the preparatory, primary and secondary schools in the village.
Civilians reported killed: 0-1 or more

Civilians reported injured: 1 or more
Sources: Arabyoum [Arabic], [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], 
Quality of reporting: Fair – though no information on casualties as yet
Coalition position: For August 4th-5th, the Coalition reported: “Near Al Shadaddi, two strikes suppressed two ISIS mortar teams.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 4, near Al Shadaddi, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a command and control node.”

For August 5th-6th: “Near Al Shadaddi, one strike destroyed three IED factories.”

 

August 6th 2017: (S1167) الاماسي al Amassi neighbourhood in Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Two adult male civilians and up to two children were killed in an alleged Coalition airstrike on their home in Raqqa’s al Amassi neighbourhood, local media reported.
The two men were brothers, named as Ahmed Ali Obaid Al – Taha and Hussein Ali Obaid Al-Taha.
Sources noted that Ahmed Ali Obaid Al-Taha’s wife, Hayat Muhammad Obeid al-Taha, died in an earlier casualty event on July 25th, listed on the July 2017 civilian casualty page as event S1117.

According to Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS), Ahmed Ali Obaid Al-Taha’s son, Samer, was also seriously injured. Subsequent reports by RBSS were somewhat confused: one said that Samer had died, while another called for people to post information about his whereabouts, thereby implying that the boy was lost and not confirmed dead.
Palmyra media centre added: “The child Samer Ahmad Al-Taha … No trace was found of him neither in the hospital nor among those who were pulled from under the ruins of the destroyed house …The international coalition killed his mother and father and his sister is clinically dead.”
The sister was named by Palmyra revolution coordination committee as Ghazal, and this source said that she had died. Ahmad Al Shibli also said that she had been killed.
Civilians reported killed: 3-4, including 1-2 children
Civilians reported injured:
0-2
Sources:
Lwaa Usod Al Kalamon [Arabic], [Archived], Palmyra city revolution coordination committee [Arabic], [Archived], Revolution of dignity and pride of Syria [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Palmyra revolution coordination committee [Arabic], [Archived], Palmyra media centre [Arabic], [Archived], Palmyra media centre (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Al Shibli [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Rasd (2) [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (3) [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position:  For August 5th-6th, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five ISIS-held buildings, three IED factories, an ISIS communications tower and a UAS launch site.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions and a heavy machine gun.”
For August 6th-7th: “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, two vehicles, two command and control nodes, two mortar systems, a tunnel, a heavy machine gun, an IED facility, and a VBIED facility; and damaged six fighting positions.” It additionally reporeted that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, 12 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, an anti-air artillery system, and a VBIED.” And that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed 10 ISIS fighting positions and two mortar systems.”

Ahmed Ali Obeid al-Taha, killed with up to two of his children in an alleged Coalition raid on their home, Aug 6th (via RBSS)

 

August 6th 2017: (S1168) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: One civilian died in an air or artillery or mortar strike in Raqqa, according to local media – though it was unclear who was to blame.
Shihab al-Din Zidan al-Azzawi from Deir Ezzor was named as a victim of “bombing and air raids” by multiple sources.
However, Sharqiya Voice, Al Hadath News Agency and Syrian Press Center said that Shihab al-Din Zidan al-Azzawi died as a result of mortar shelling. Airwars understands that the SDF has access to mortars in Raqqa, therefore, their role in this event cannot be ruled out. The Syrian Network for Human Rights went on to explicitly blamed SDF mortars for his death.
Sources also named Mahmoud Ibrahim al-Jabali as killed but said that he had died by drowning in the Euphrates river and that he was not a victim of a strike.
Civilians reported killed: 1

Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Free Deir Ezzor [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hassaka Rasd (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], Orwa Almohawesh [Arabic], [Archived], Al Mohannad Al Battar [Arabic], [Archived], Alraqqa ahna [Arabic], [Archived], @24Raqqa [Arabic], [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hadath News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 5th-6th, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five ISIS-held buildings, three IED factories, an ISIS communications tower and a UAS launch site.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions and a heavy machine gun.”

For August 6th-7th: “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, two vehicles, two command and control nodes, two mortar systems, a tunnel, a heavy machine gun, an IED facility, and a VBIED facility; and damaged six fighting positions.” It additionally reporeted that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, 12 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, an anti-air artillery system, and a VBIED.” And that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed 10 ISIS fighting positions and two mortar systems.”

Shihab al-Din Zidan al-Azzawi, killed by an alleged airstrike or mortar shell in Raqqa, Aug 6th (via Euphrates Post)

August 6th 2017: (S1169) بلدة الكشكية al Kashkiya village, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:
Over one hundred child soldiers were killed in an alleged US-led Coalition strike on a training camp of the so-called Islamic State organisation, according to multiple sources.
A report by Euphrates Post said, “The coalition warplanes attacked an [ISIS] camp in the town of al-Kashkiya in al-Sha’atiyat district, on the house of  Rahim al Thalaj al-Mustapha and its environs, where members of the organization had turned the place into a training camp for the cubs of the caliphate, the children of Asian immigrants’, the report continues, ‘…the raid was focused on the house, where a large number of cubs of different nationalities are present’.
Furat Post covering events in the city said that Islamic State had not commented on any of the report’s released and had not confirmed the authenticity of this alleged massacre.
All sources obtained attributed the airstrike to the US-led Coalition.
Civilians reported killed: unknown – but 100 + child soldiers/combatants of the “Islamic State” Organisation
Civilians reported injured:
Unknown
Sources:
Enabbaladi news [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam news network [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Khaled al Sayed [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates (2) [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Discounted – casualties were child soldiers and therefore classed in international law as combatants
Coalition position:  For August 5th-6th, the Coalition have reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed eight ISIS well-heads, a excavator, a crane, and a vehicle.”
For August 6th-7th the Coalition have reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed eight ISIS well-heads, a excavator, a crane, and a vehicle.”

 

August 6th: (I622)  الشرقاط  Al Shirkat. Salah ad Din Province, Iraq
Summary: Yaqein reported that 170 people including both ISIS fighters and civilians were killed by airstrikes carried out by the Iraqi Air Force and possibly the Coalition. Al Yaqein also reported that a large number of civilian houses had been hit in strikes on al-Shirkat.
Alsumaria, citing a “security source” said that 170 “terrorists” were killed by an Air Force raid. Faceiraq.net also referred to all 170 as militants.
Civilians reported killed: 0-170
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Yaqein [Arabic], [Archived], Al Sumaria [Arabic] [Archived], Faceiraq.net [Arabic] [Archived], 
Quality of reporting: Unclear whether Iraqi or Coalition military actions. Contested combatant status of some or all of of those reported killed
Coalition position: For August 5th-6th, the Coalition reported: no strikes in the area.
For August 6th-7th, the Coalition reported no strikes in the area. 

 

August 6th 2017: (S1170) دوار البكرة al Bakra roundabout, near جامع علي بن أبي طالب Ali Bin Abi Taleb mosque,  الميادين al Mayadin, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:
One civilian girl named Bushra Amer al-Humaidan was reported killed after air strikes during the night, near Ali Bin Abi Taleb mosque in Deir Ezzor. At present there is a single allegation in a Smart report against the US-led Coalition, though this is contested in a Facebook post by Free Deir Ezzor which attributed the strikes to “Russian criminal planes using cluster bombs.” All other sources obtained have reported on the attack without identifying a perpetrator.
According to multiple sources the civilian killed was the daughter of Amer Hamoud al-Humaidan. It was said that she died after sustaining injuries from the strikes. Multiple other civilians are alleged injured. In the report by Smart, activists have said that ‘the shelling targeted civilian houses’ which resulted in casualties, they went on to say that ‘the strikes are thought to be by the International Coalition’.
Civilians reported killed: 1 child
Civilians reported injured:
3 or more
Sources:
Tweet by @DeirEzzor24 [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by DeirEzzor24 [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Syrian Revolution Network [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Free Deir Ezzor [Arabic] [Archived], Smart Report [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Sharqiya voice [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates (3) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Free Deir Ezzor [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al hassaka rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Contested. One source attributes attacks to US-led Coalition, another source blames Russia. Many sources refer only to ‘airstrikes’ ‘air raids’ or ‘aerial bombardment’.
Coalition position: For August 5th-6th the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed eight ISIS well-heads, a excavator, a crane, and a vehicle.”
For August 6th-7th the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed three ISIS oil stills.”

Bushra Amer Al-Humaidan, killed in a strike on Mayadin, August 6th (via Euphrates Post)

August 3rd-6th 2017: (S1171a) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: One civilian, named as Abdel Aziz al-Sa’id (Abu Ibrahim), 62-years-old, was killed in shelling in Raqqa, according to local media.
Only one source – Usama Al Taleb – directly blamed the Coalition, and therefore an SDF mortar/rocket attack cannot be ruled out for causing the man’s death.
As reporting deteriorated within the city the date of death was vaguely reported, faling within a four day range.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Palmyra City Revolution Coordination Committee [Arabic], [Archived], Death page of the city of Palmyra [Arabic], [Archived], Usama Al Taleb [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 2nd-3rd, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply cache, a VBIED, a mortar position, an ISIS UAS site, and a generator.
For August 3rd-4th:Near Raqqah, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, a vehicle, a VBIED and a supply route.
For August 5th-6th: “Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five ISIS-held buildings, three IED factories, an ISIS communications tower and a UAS launch site.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions and a heavy machine gun.”
For August 6th-7th
: “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, two vehicles, two command and control nodes, two mortar systems, a tunnel, a heavy machine gun, an IED facility, and a VBIED facility; and damaged six fighting positions.” It additionally reporeted that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, 12 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, an anti-air artillery system, and a VBIED.” And that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed 10 ISIS fighting positions and two mortar systems.”


 

August 6th 2017: (S1172) شارع الوادي Al Wadi street, Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: One male civilian died in an alleged Coalition artillery strike on Raqqa’s Al Wadi street, according to local media.
The victim was named as 38-year-old
Khudar Hussain al-Ali. Al hassaka Rasd, Al Raqqa Truth and other sources said he died in artillery shelling of Al Wadi street. Airwars understands that only the Coalition has access to artillery in Raqqa.
Civilians reported killed: 1

Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Al Ragga Truth [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Alraqqa ahlna [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Al Shbli [Arabic], [Archived], Shbab [Arabic], [Archived], Soheb Al Haskawi [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 5th-6th the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five ISIS-held buildings, three IED factories, an ISIS communications tower and a UAS launch site.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions and a heavy machine gun.”
For August 6th-7th the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, two vehicles, two command and control nodes, two mortar systems, a tunnel, a heavy machine gun, an IED facility, and a VBIED facility; and damaged six fighting positions.” It additionally reporeted that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, 12 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, an anti-air artillery system, and a VBIED.” And that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah
, Syria, one strike destroyed 10 ISIS fighting positions and two mortar systems.”

 

August 6th 2017: (S1172a) جامع الحمزة al Hamza mosque,  شارع الوادي al Wadi street, Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: One civilian, Mr. Abed Mahal al-Attiyah, was named as killed by a mortar shell which reportedly fell on his as he left evening prayers at al Hamza mosque, according to local media.
Airwars understands that the SDF are using mortars in Raqqa, therefore they can’t be ruled out as the culprit.
Additionally, a report by Deir Ezzor24 said that the mortar was fired by “the organisation”, suggesting that IS may have been to blame.
Civilians reported killed: 1

Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], DPN [Arabic], [Archived], Abo Fatam Al Sheyhan [Arabic], [Archived], Deir Ezzor24 [Arabic], [Archived], DeirEzzorFree [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 5th-6th the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five ISIS-held buildings, three IED factories, an ISIS communications tower and a UAS launch site.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions and a heavy machine gun.”
For August 6th-7th the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, two vehicles, two command and control nodes, two mortar systems, a tunnel, a heavy machine gun, an IED facility, and a VBIED facility; and damaged six fighting positions.” It additionally reporeted that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, 12 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, an anti-air artillery system, and a VBIED.” And that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah
, Syria, one strike destroyed 10 ISIS fighting positions and two mortar systems.”

 

August 6th-7th est 2017: (S1188) The water crossing in البوليل al Boulial town, eastern Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:
One civilian male died in an airstrike on al Boulial, however, there was uncertainty regarding the date of his death.
On August 9th, Euphrates Post reported that “Hilal Saleh al-Thurdan, a resident of the town of Al-Boulial, died of wounds he sustained as a result of airstrikes on the water crossing in the town several days ago.”

Mohsen and AlBahkour  and Moujham Al Hayal reported on August 10th that Hilal Saleh al-Thurdan died in a “bombing” of al Boulial.
Alpolil.shamar published an image of a leaflet announcing the man’s death.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Deir Ezzor24 [Arabic], [Archived]AlMayaden [Arabic], [Archived], @freedierazourradio [Arabic], [Archived], Moujham Al Hayal [Arabic], [Archived], Mohsen and AlBahkour [Arabic], [Archived], Alpolil.shamar [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested – date of death also unclear
Coalition position: For August 6th-7th the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed three ISIS oil stills.”
For August 7th-8th: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes destroyed seven ISIS well-heads and a weapons cache.

 

August 7th 2017: (S1173) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: One civilian male, named as Jamal Amiro, was killed in an alleged Coalition air or artillery strike on Raqqa.
Multiple sources described Mr Amiro as as a “judo coach and referee and head of the Technical Committee in Al Raqqa”.
Al hassaka rasd, Alraqqa ahlna, @AlHasakalhadth blamed artillery for his death. Airwars understands that only the Coalition is using artillery in Raqqa.
According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights and Raqqa Post, he was killed in a Coalition airstrike.
Civilians reported killed: 1

Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: @Raqqapost [Arabic], [Archived], @AlHasakalhadth [Arabic], [Archived], @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic], [Archived], Alraqqa ahlna [Arabic], [Archived], Soheb Al Haskawi [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 6th-7th the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, two vehicles, two command and control nodes, two mortar systems, a tunnel, a heavy machine gun, an IED facility, and a VBIED facility; and damaged six fighting positions.” It additionally reporeted that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, 12 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, an anti-air artillery system, and a VBIED.” And that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed 10 ISIS fighting positions and two mortar systems.”
For August 7th-8th: “Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 7, near Raqqah,
 Syria, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, an ISIS communications tower, and a mortar system.”

Jamal Amiro, a judo coach, killed in an alleged Coalition strike on Raqqa, August 6th

 

Around August 7th 2017: (S1171c) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: Multiple local sources  reported that Baraa Abdullah al-Haddad and his son were killed in an “airstrike”.
No further details are currently available.
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Ar Raqqa Ahlna [Arabic], [Archived], Shbab [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Rsd [Arabic], [Archived], Ar Raqqa Al Hadath [Arabic], [Archived], Soheb Al Haskawi [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair – though few details
Coalition position: For August 5th-6th the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five ISIS-held buildings, three IED factories, an ISIS communications tower and a UAS launch site.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions and a heavy machine gun.”
For August 6th-7th the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, two vehicles, two command and control nodes, two mortar systems, a tunnel, a heavy machine gun, an IED facility, and a VBIED facility; and damaged six fighting positions.” It additionally reporeted that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, 12 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, an anti-air artillery system, and a VBIED.” And that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed 10 ISIS fighting positions and two mortar systems.”
For August 7th-8th: “Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 7, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, an ISIS communications tower, and a mortar system.”

 

August 7th 2017: (S1174) منطقة الحديقة البيضا al Hadika al Bayda area [the white garden] Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Two civilians were reported killed in alleged Coalition strikes in the al Hadika al Baidaa area, Raqqa city.
In a Facebook post by RBSS, the names of the victims were given as Abdul Wahab Al-Issa and his wife Nawal Al-Ibrahim Al-Ahmad. All sources point towards the Coalition carrying out an air or artillery strike. Airwars understands that only the Coalition has access to artillery in Raqqa.
Civilians reported killed: 2, one man and one woman
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Tweet by @Freedoom_raqqa1 [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @24Raqqa [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @alhasakaalhadth [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Alraqqa ahlna [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Soheb Al Haskawi [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Raqqa Media Office [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair. At present all sources state that ‘artillery shelling’ has been used. Airwars understand that only the US-led Coalition have access to artillery.
Coalition position: For August 6th-7th the Coalition have reported: “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, two vehicles, two command and control nodes, two mortar systems, a tunnel, a heavy machine gun, an IED facility, and a VBIED facility; and damaged six fighting positions.” It additionally reporeted that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, 12 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, an anti-air artillery system, and a VBIED.” And that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed 10 ISIS fighting positions and two mortar systems.”
For August 7th-8th: “Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot.It additionally reported that “On Aug. 7, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, an ISIS communications tower, and a mortar system.”

 

August 7th 2017: (S1175) Raqqa national hospital, Raqqa City, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Reports claimed that ‘artillery shelling’ took place on At Watani hospital, Raqqa. The citizen journalist group Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently attributed the event to  International Coalition Forces and the SDF, as did multiple other sources.
According to a Facebook post from Al Hassaka Rasd the ambulance section of the hospital was “subjected to heavy artillery shelling, which led to the death of a number of martyrs.” Media activist Mohammed Osman reporting in conjunction with the Syrianvoice said that the shelling had killed ‘three cleaners’ in the hospital. According to the Syrianvoice the hospital is guarded by the forces of Qusd which control the outskirts of Al-Watani. The shelling has resulted in significant material destruction.
All sources point towards the Coalition carrying out an air or artillery strike. Airwars understands that only the Coalition has access to artillery in Raqqa.
Civilians reported killed: 3
Civilians reported injured:
Unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al hassaka rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianvoice News [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @24Raqqa [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @alhasakaahadth [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Raqqa secret [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Ar Raqqa Ahlna [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair. At present, all sources either cite the Coalition or ‘artillery shelling’.
Coalition position:
For August 6th-7th the Coalition have reported: “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, two vehicles, two command and control nodes, two mortar systems, a tunnel, a heavy machine gun, an IED facility, and a VBIED facility; and damaged six fighting positions.” It additionally reporeted that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, 12 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, an anti-air artillery system, and a VBIED.” And that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed 10 ISIS fighting positions and two mortar systems.”

For August 7th-8th: “Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot.It additionally reported that “On Aug. 7, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, an ISIS communications tower, and a mortar system.”

 

August 7th 2017: (S1176)  Jam’iyet al Atteba area of Raqqa City, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Two civilians were reported killed in alleged US-led Coalition strikes on Raqqa city. The names of the dead were:
Dr Fouad Al Ajiji
Dr Qais Al Sayed Ahmed
Sources stated that ‘artillery shelling’ was responsible. Airwars understands that only the Coalition has access to artillery at Raqqa.

The Syrian Network for Human Rights gave moe details of the two medics slain: Dr Fouad Bashir al Ajili was born in 1955 and was a dentist. Dr Qais Al Sayed Ahmed was born in 1951 and was a gynecologist. According to the report “international coalition warplanes fired missiles on a house in Jam’iyet al Atteba area near School’s Books Administration in Raqqa City”.
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by Al Ragga Truth [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Shbab [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Raqqa Urgent [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Soheb AL Haskawi [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @alhasakaalhadath [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Qahtan Al Haj Abou [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Qahtan Al Haj Abo (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @7UFCmSxd0IUBffH [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @7UFCmSxd0IUBffH (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (2) [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair.
Coalition position: For August 6th-7th the Coalition have reported: “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, two vehicles, two command and control nodes, two mortar systems, a tunnel, a heavy machine gun, an IED facility, and a VBIED facility; and damaged six fighting positions.”
For August 7th-8th:Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot.It additionally reported that “On Aug. 7, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, an ISIS communications tower, and a mortar system.”

Dr. Fouad Bashir al-Ajili killed in alleged Coalition bombing on the city of Raqqa, Aug 7th (via RBSS)
Dr. Qais Sayed Ahmed Haj, killed following alleged Coalition airstrikes on Raqqa, Aug 7th (via Qahtan Al Haj Abo)

 

August 7th 2017: (S1177) Raqqa City, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Eighteen civilians were reported killed and thirty injured, according to local sources. It should be noted, however, that these are general numbers and may well encompass other casualty events on August 7th.
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently alleged that the US-led Coalition and the SDF militia were responsible for the attacks on neighbourhoods of Raqqa. Facebook posts by Euphrates and Hashmioon1 also attributed the strikes to the Coalition and SDF.
Civilians reported killed: 18
Civilians reported injured:
30
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Hashmioon1 [Arabic] [Archived],
Facebook post by sharqiya voice [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture Report [Arabic] [Archived], Smart news report [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of reporting: Fair

Coalition position: For August 6th-7th the Coalition have reported: “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, two vehicles, two command and control nodes, two mortar systems, a tunnel, a heavy machine gun, an IED facility, and a VBIED facility; and damaged six fighting positions.” It additionally reporeted that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, 12 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, an anti-air artillery system, and a VBIED.” And that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed 10 ISIS fighting positions and two mortar systems.”
For August 7th-8th: “Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot.It additionally reported that “On Aug. 7, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, an ISIS communications tower, and a mortar system.”

 

August 7th 2017: (S1177a) near مديرية الكهرباء the Electricity Directorate, Raqqa City, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Two women from the same family, named as Ayesha Khaled Ibrahim Al – Qaws and the wife of Ahmed Saghir Ibrahim Al -Qaws, died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqa, according to multiple local sources.
Palmyra Revolutionary Command Council informed Airwars that the women died in a strike on Raqqa’s Electricity Directorate.
Civilians reported killed: 2 women
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Palmyra revolution coordination committee [Arabic], [Archived], Revolutionary Command Council in the city of Palmyra [Arabic], [Archived], Revolution of dignity and pride of Syria [Arabic], [Archived], Ar Raqqa Ahna [Arabic], [Archived], Diralzour Documentation Network and Ar Raqqa Lega [Arabic], [Archived], Shabab [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 6th-7th the Coalition have reported: “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, two vehicles, two command and control nodes, two mortar systems, a tunnel, a heavy machine gun, an IED facility, and a VBIED facility; and damaged six fighting positions.” It additionally reporeted that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, 12 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, an anti-air artillery system, and a VBIED.” And that “On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed 10 ISIS fighting positions and two mortar systems.”
For August 7th-8th: “Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot.It additionally reported that “On Aug. 7, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, an ISIS communications tower, and a mortar system.”

 

August 7th 2017: (S1178) ﺍﻟﺪﺷﻴﺸﺔ al Dasheisha village, south eastern Hasaka countryside, Syria
Summary:
Multiple local sources said that two people were killed in al Dasheisha village. The names of the dead were given as Khalil al-Khalaf al Hamoud and his wife. The name of the wife was not stated.
It was alleged that the strike was carried out by the US-led coalition.
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by Al Hassaka [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @AlhasakaAlhadath [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Emad Alshaher [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Shdadi city news [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Shbab [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Soheb Al Haskawi [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Aye on alhasaka [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Ghda’a Haj Abou [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of reporting:. Fair, though no Coalition strikes publicly reported in vicinity

Coalition position: The Coalition has not publicly reported any strikes in Hasaka governorate for August 7th-8th.

 

August 7th 2017: (S1179) Road from al Mayadeen to Damascus, Syria
Summary:
Local sources reported the death of a young girl, Rawan Abdul Qader al-Wahid. She was said to be travelling between the cities of Mayadeen and Damascus when she died. At present the cause of death is unclear and sources are not attributing the event to airstrikes or to any specific actors.
Civilians reported killed: 1 child
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by Euphrates [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post Al Mayadeen City [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates (3) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Hasaka Rsd [Arabic] [Archived],  

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: The Coalition has not publicly reported any strikes between Al Mayadeen and Damascus for August 7th-8th.

Rawan Abdul Qader Ahmed al-Wahid ‘killed on the road from al Mayadeen to Damascus’ (via Facebook post by Euphrates)

August 7th 2017: (S1180) Outskirts of Hisham ibn Abdul Malik neighborhood, Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Twenty two civilians including 15 women reportedly died and dozens wounded in alleged Coalition airstrikes on the city of Al-Raqqa.
According to a tweet from @PalmyraRev1 it was mostly “women, children and the elderly” who were killed in the bombardment. Nearly all sources blamed the International Coalition for the attack.
Shaam News Network and other sources described the 22 killed as displaced citizens who had fled the city of Palmyra due to Russian and Assad regime strikes on that city and its environs. Activists said that the people killed comprised of two families, named as follows:  
1 – Hanan Adnan Al Tawab. [F]
2 – Muhannad Houssam Al Tawab.
3-Fatthiya Houssam Al Tawab.  [F]
4-Rahaf Houssam Al-Tawab  [F]
5 – Ahmed Hossam Al Tawab.
6 – Khaldiya Mori’ Al Tawab.  [F]
7 – Maha Mohammed Hassan Al Tawab. [F]
8 – Majd Mohammed Hassan Al Tawab.
9 – Malek Mohammed Hassan Al Tawab.
10 – Hadeel Mohammed Hassan Al Tawab.  [F]
11 – Fatima Mohammed Hassan Al Tawab.  [F]
12- Daleen Qassem Hussein Al-Tawab.  [F]
13-Yasmin Qassem Hussein Al-Tawab. [F]
14-Hiyam Kassem Hussein Al-Tawab. [F]
15-Fatthiya Mohammed Al A’sher [F]
16-The wife of Mr. Jihad Al-Marouh. [F]
17-The daughter of Jihad Al-Marouh. [F]
18-The mother of Mr. Jihad Al-Marouh. [F]
19 – wife of Ali Hussein Al – Marouh. [F]
20 – the son of Ali Hussein Al – Marouh.
21 – the son of Ali Hussein al – Marouh.
22 – the son of Ali Hussein al-Marouh.
Shaam News Network pointed out the possibility that the names given may be different to the names of the people that had died, due to the media blackout and the strict censorship imposed by IS on the media.
Civilians reported killed:
22, including 15 women and 2-5 children
Civilians reported injured:
12-24
Sources:
Tweet by @Euphratespost [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @Saad_nassif [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @PlamyraRev1 [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @sdcpalmyra [Arabic] [Archived], Zamanalwasl news [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam news [Arabic] [Archived], Fresh_syria news [Arabic] [Archived], Alwatan online [Arabic] [Archived], Akhbarak news [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @islamnedaa3 [Arabic] [Archived], Smart news report [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived],  Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived] (3), Facebook post by RBSS (4) [Arabic] [Archived], Palmyra media centre [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair

Coalition position: For August 7th-8th,  the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot.It additionally reported that “On Aug. 7, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, an ISIS communications tower, and a mortar system.”
For August 8th-9th the Coalition reported *Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 8, near Raqqah, Syria, seven strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, three command and control nodes, an IED, and a heavy machine gun.”

 

August 7th: (I623) الحدود العراقية السورية Iraqi – Syrian border, western Anbar Iraq

Mantather Qassem Al-Walai

Summary: Dozens of Iraqi militia members were killed in an attack they blamed on the Coalition, but which was claimed by ISIS.
Several reports indicated that Coalition forces had bombed militias gathered near the Iraq-Syria border. In a statement cited by several outlets including al Alam, the milita Sayid al-Shuhada said that US artillery was responsible. Al Araby put the death toll at 60, while other sources including Al Quds 30 were killed and 40 wounded.
Iraqi Vice President Nuri al Maliki condemned the attack as “unjustified aggression by the international coalition forces.” The Coalition however said it was not responsible, and that no strikes had been carried out at the location.
ISIS also claimed responsibility for the attack, according to Rudaw, which reported 40 militia fighters were killed and 30 injured. However Al Araby described these as separate attacks.
Among those named killed was Mantather Qassem Al-Walai [pictured]. Also named was an Iranian fighter, Mustafa Khosh Mohammadi.
Civilians reported killed: 30-60
Civilians reported injured: 30-40
Sources: Saidshuhada [Arabic] [Archived], Saidshuhada (2) [Arabic] [Archived],  Diyala Homeland of All [Arabic] [Archived], 1234news [Arabic] [Archived], Emad Abd [Arabic] [Archived], Alalam [Arabic] [Archived], Al Araby [Arabic] [Archived], Al Quds [Arabic] [Archived], Skypressiq [Arabic] [Archived], Skypressiq (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Shafaaq [Arabic] [Archived], CJTF Tweet, Rudaw
Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 6th-7th, the Coalition reported no strikes in the area
For August 7th-8th, the Coalition reported no strikes in the area.

 

August 8th 2017: (S1181) Raqqa City, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: It was reported by local sources that a woman named Reham Abdul Aziz Al-Taha and all her children were killed in alleged US-led Coalition strikes on the city of Al-Raqqa. Sources did not state how many children have died.
In a Facebook post by Sdc Palmyra it was asserted that the family comprised of displaced people fleeing Palmyra.
Civilians reported killed: 3 or more, including 1 woman and 2 or more children
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by Sdc Palmyra [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Mahmoud Al Khaled [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Shafaaq [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair – all sources blame US-led Coalition for the attacks.
Coalition position: For August 7th-8th the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot. The Coalition also reported for August 7th,On Aug. 7, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, an ISIS communications tower, and a mortar system.”
For August 8th-9th the Coalition reported *Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 8, near Raqqah, Syria, seven strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, three command and control nodes, an IED, and a heavy machine gun.”

 

August 8th 2017: (S1182) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Local sources reported that 14 people were killed and 35 injured after alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on the city of Raqqa. Two children and two women were reportedly amongst those killed.
In a report by the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights it was said that the civilians were killed whilst “clashes took place between the Syria Democratic Forces supported by US Special Forces” and “members of the Islamic State organisation”.
According to the report the SDF was attempting to achieve “advancement” in the center of Al-Raqqa city and after the incident took place ISIS control of the area was reduced to about 45% of the city.
Sound and Picture reported that significant material destruction to the city had left the wounded in a highly vulnerable position. It stated that “they are in danger of dying for lack of medical personnel and the destruction of large parts of the only remaining hospital” in Raqqa city.
Civilians reported killed: 13-14, including women and children
Civilians reported injured:
35
Sources:
Syrian Observatory of Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture Report [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 7th-8th,  the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot.It additionally reported that “On Aug. 7, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, an ISIS communications tower, and a mortar system.”
For August 8th-9th the Coalition reported *Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 8, near Raqqah, Syria, seven strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, three command and control nodes, an IED, and a heavy machine gun.”

 

August 8th 2017: (S1183) الميادين Fatima Al-Zahraa Women’s Hospital, al Mayadin, Deir Ezzor
Summary:
Two children were killed and up to 40 other civilians injured (mostly women and children) in airstrikes on the city of al Mayadeen, Deir Ezzor, local media reported. The offensive struck the Fatima Al-Zahraa Women’s Hospital. It is not wholly clear at present who was responsible.
Jisirtv news cited an A’amaq’s agency report which blamed Moscow, and refered to the use of cluster bombs in the alleged strikes. In the same report they described the location of the alleged strikes to have been the ‘vicinity of the National Hospital and the Center for the revival of the countryside’. Activists in a Syriahr news also alleged that ‘warplanes, likely to be Russian’ were responsible for the incident.
A Tweet by @HadiAlabdallah held the US led Coalition responsible for the attacks, however at present all other sources point toward Russia, and ‘warplanes’ or ‘cluster bombs’ to have been involved.
Civilians reported killed: 2 children
Civilians reported injured:
25 – 40 mostly women and children
Sources:
Youtube by Mohannad Dolabi [Arabic] [Archived], Jisirtv news [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @HadiAlabdallah [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @el_w1___1__T [Arabic] [Archived], Syriahr news [Arabic] [Archived], Smart News [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates (3) [Arabic] [Archived], Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Al Hassaka Rasd (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Radioalkul news [Arabic] [Archived]  Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived]  

Quality of reporting:. Contested Russian
Coalition position: For August 7-8th the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes destroyed seven ISIS well-heads and a weapons cache.”
For August 8th-9th the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes destroyed three ISIS supply routes.”

 

August 9th 2017: (S1185) Raqqa City, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Eleven civilians were reported killed and “dozens” injured following alleged US-led Coalition attacks on the city of Raqqa – though these were general numbers for civilian casualties and there was the possibility that the figure could include other casualty events.
Local sources described the event as an “aerial bombardment” in which the Coalition “launched raids in conjunction with artillery shelling” by the SDF.
Airwars understands that only the US-led Coalition has access to artillery in Raqqa.
See also S1185a.
Civilians reported killed: 7-11 [adjusted to avoid double counting with S1185a]
Civilians reported injured:
12-24
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Step news agency [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @SYR_REV_News [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Syrian.Revolution.News [Arabic] [Archived], Barada News [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Mohamad Toban [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair – though general numbers
Coalition position: For August 8th-9th, The Coalition reported *Near Raqqah, 22 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 fighting positions, an IED, ISIS engineering equipment, a logistics node, and a command and control node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 8, near Raqqah, Syria, seven strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, three command and control nodes, an IED, and a heavy machine gun.”
For August 9th-10th: “Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units and destroyed 27 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, two heavy machine guns, a mortar system, a vehicle, and an IED factory.” It additionally stated that “On Aug. 9, near Raqqah, Syria, 16 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed 13 fighting positions, three command and control nodes, a mortar system, an IED, and a heavy machine gun; and damaged two fighting positions.” And that “On Aug. 9, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.”

 

August 9th 2017: (S1185a) حي البريد al Bareed neighbourhood, Raqqa city, Raqqa Governorate, Syria
Summary:
Multiple local sources reported that four civilians were killed and five others wounded in alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes, in al Bareed neighbourhood, Raqqa.
No additional details are presently known.
Civilians reported killed: 4
Civilians reported injured:
5
Sources:
Facebook post by Allami Mohammad [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Free syria news [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Watan news [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position:  For August 8th-9th the Coalition reported *Near Raqqah, 22 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 fighting positions, an IED, ISIS engineering equipment, a logistics node, and a command and control node” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 8, near Raqqah, Syria, seven strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, three command and control nodes, an IED, and a heavy machine gun.”
For August 9th-10th the Coalition have reported *Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units and destroyed 27 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, two heavy machine guns, a mortar system, a vehicle, and an IED factory.” It additionally stated that “On Aug. 9, near Raqqah, Syria, 16 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed 13 fighting positions, three command and control nodes, a mortar system, an IED, and a heavy machine gun; and damaged two fighting positions.” And that “On Aug. 9, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.”

 

August 9th 2017: (S1186) الطيبة  al Tayba village, near al Mayadeen, Deir Ezzor Governorate, Syria
Summary:
Two children identified as Ammar Yasser Al A’yada Ajaj and Hatem Daham Al-Arjan were killed and many others wounded in strikes on al Tayba village, according to numerous local sources.
At present it is unclear who was responsible for the incident; some sources have cited Russia and the regime, whilst others held the Coalition suspect.
A Tweet by @palestinedam said that “the death of a child and wounding of others” was a result of “aggression” from the “US-led Alliance aircraft”.
According to activists speaking to Smart news, the town – under the control of so-called Islamic State – suffered shelling on civilians homes. Smart alleged that this was carried out by the “International Coalition”.
Jisirtv said that 31 civilians were injured along with the death of two children – and blamed a “Russian bombardment”.
Civilian Mohamed Gomaa Ali Al Arjan also died from his injuries two days after the event.
Civilians reported killed: 3, including 2 or more children
Civilians reported injured:
31
Sources:
Tweet by @SN4HR [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @palestinedam [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @MassarPress  [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @JFLngo [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @Newsjorf  [Arabic] [Archived], Smart news [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi news [Arabic] [Archived], Jisirtv news [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Free Deir Ezzor [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Hassaka rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Sharqiya voice [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Sharqiya voice (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Mayadin city [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates  [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Here Muhsean  [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Shrc  [Arabic] [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: For August 8th-9th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes destroyed three ISIS supply routes.”
For August 9th-10th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS well-head.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 9, near Dayr Az Zawr, Syria, two strikes destroyed three ISIS oil stills.”

Ammar Al-Yasser Al-A’jaj died as a result of alleged airstrikes that targeted Al Tayba, August 9th (via Sharqiya voice)

 

August 9th: (I624) قرية  التويم Etweim village. east of Tal Afar, Nineveh province, Iraq
Summary: A member of Iraq’s parliament reported the deaths of a family of four – his relatives – in an alleged Coalition strike.
Abdul Rahman Ellewizi MP reported that Abbas al-Fadil al-Nayef (Abu Riyad) was killed in a Coalition raid that also left his wife, son and his daughter-in-law dead
Hawas Al Gader also reported the deaths of Mr al-Nayef and his wife, but did not say who was responsible.
Civilians reported killed: 4, including 2 women
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Abdul Rahman Ellewizi (Facebook) [Arabic] [Archived], Abdul Rahman Ellewizi (2) (Facebook) [Arabic], [Archived], Hawas Al Gader [Arabic] [Archived], 
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 8th-9th, the Coalition reported: “Near Kisik, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two command and control nodes and an IED factory” and “Near Tal Afar, one strike destroyed three VBIED facilities.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 8, near Tal Afar, Iraq, two strikes destroyed an ISIS staging area and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”
For August 9th-10th, the Coalition reported: “Near Tal Afar, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS-held building and a vehicle” and “Near Kisik, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”

Abbas al-Fadil al-Nayef (Abu Riyad)

 

 

August 9th-12th 2017: (S1195) Tawasu’iya, Fardous, and Bedo neighborhoods, Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Orient news and Smart news reported the death of 10 civilians and wounding of others in alleged Coalition airstrikes on Raqqa’s Tawasu’iya,  Fardous, and Bedo neighborhoods.
Multiple local sources named a young man, Zakaria Khalid Al Bakhit Fathallah, as a victim of a Coalition air or artillery strike.
There was, however, uncertainty over the date of his death. On August 11th, Usama Al Talep, reported that he was killed “yesterday”, while Media Center – Palmyra, again reporting on August 11th, said he died “a few days ago”. Some other sources reported his death on August 13th but did not say when he died.
Reports added that the victim was displaced from Palmyra.
Further victims were named by Baladi as killed in a Coalition raid on the Tawasu’iya neighbourhood: “Awad al-Qawas, the girl Liamar Awad al-Qawas, Zakaria al-Bakhit Fathallah and Muhammad Nur Suwayha“. Baladi added that Haj Mahmoud Abdullatif Al-Humaidi and Khansa Mohammed Al-Qantar (a woman) were killed in “artillery shelling on Al Badaoui lane in the city of Raqqa” – however, Khansa Mohammed Al-Qantar is also named as a victim in incident S1192 near imam al-Nawawi Mosque.
On August 13th, Mohammed Al-Awwad named t
he child of Limar Awad Al-Qous, Walid Awad Al-Qous and Zakaria Khalid Al Bakhit Fathallah as killed by air and artillery strikes on Raqqa.
Civilians reported killed: 8-10, including 1 child and 0-1 women
Civilians reported injured:
2 or more
Sources: 
@sdcpalmyra [Arabic], [Archived], Usama Al Talep [Arabic], [Archived], Media Center – Palmyra [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Coordinating the revolution in the city of Palmyra [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], @freedom_raqqa1 [Arabic], [Archived], Ar Raqqa Ahlna [Arabic], [Archived], Suhib Al Haskawi [Arabic], [Archived], RNN [Arabic], [Archived], Shbab [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Orient news [Arabic], [Archived], Smart news [Arabic], [Archived], Freedom.Raqqa1 [Arabic], [Archived], Mohammed Al-Awwad [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – though some uncertainty over dates of death and locations
Coalition position: For August 8th-9th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 22 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 fighting positions, an IED, ISIS engineering equipment, a logistics node, and a command and control node.”
For August 9th-10th the Coalition reported Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units and destroyed 27 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, two heavy machine guns, a mortar system, a vehicle, and an IED factory.” It additionally stated that “On Aug. 9, near Raqqah, Syria, 16 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed 13 fighting positions, three command and control nodes, a mortar system, an IED, and a heavy machine gun; and damaged two fighting positions.” And that “On Aug. 9, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.”

For August 10th-11th: “Near Raqqah, 33 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 21 fighting positions, four command and control nodes, three ISIS communication nodes, two IEDs, a logistics node and an ISIS communication facility.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 10, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven fighting positions, a mortar system, a logistics node, and a command and control node.” 

Zakaria Khaled al-Bakhit al-Fath Allah, killed in an alleged Coalition air or artillery strike on Raqqa (via RBSS).

 

August 10th 2017: (S1187) ﺍﻟﺪﺷﻴﺸﺔ Raqqa city [possibly al Barji], Raqqa Governorate, Syria
Summary:
Summarising a 48 hour period, local sources said that 47 civilians were killed and 50 injured in alleged airstrikes on the city of Raqqa. Two of the eight sources specifically blamed the US-led Coalition for the civilian casualty incidents.
Activists told Smart News that “the city had been hit by more than 43 airstrikes, in addition to dozens of artillery and rocket-propelled grenades, in the past 48 hours, leading to the deaths and injuries. Most of the injuries were critical… Forty-seven civilians were killed and dozens injured, including women and children”. The severity of those injured was especially important to note in light of accounts of “deterioration of medical services”, the alleged “targeting of health centres”, and most recently the alleged “bombing of the national hospital”.
Al Raqqa Truth published a number of images reportedly showing “the massive destruction caused by aerial bombardment of Coalition aircraft and artillery shelling and by Kurdish units in different areas of the city of Raqqa”.
The same images were published by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently which said that they depicted destruction in the Al-Bajri neighbourhood. The source also alleged that the Coalition was responsible.
These are general civilian casualty numbers, and there is a possibility that this entry could include other civilian casualty events.
Civilians reported killed: 47, including women and children
Civilians reported injured:
50
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Raqqamediaoffice [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @raqqa_r_w_b [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @freedom _raqqa1 [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post Euphrates [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Ar Raqqa news [Arabic] [Archived], Smart News [Arabic] [Archived], Al Ragga Truth [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 7th-8th the Coalition reported *Near Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, two weapons caches, two vehicles, and a weapons depot. *On Aug. 6, near Raqqah, Syria, 12 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, a mortar system, an anti-air artillery system, and a VBIED.
For August 8th-9th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 22 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 fighting positions, an IED, ISIS engineering equipment, a logistics node, and a command and control node.”
For August 9th-10th the Coalition reported Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units and destroyed 27 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, two heavy machine guns, a mortar system, a vehicle, and an IED factory. It additionally stated that “On Aug. 9, near Raqqah, Syria, 16 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed 13 fighting positions, three command and control nodes, a mortar system, an IED, and a heavy machine gun; and damaged two fighting positions.” And that “On Aug. 9, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.”
For August 10th-11th: “Near Raqqah, 33 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 21 fighting positions, four command and control nodes, three ISIS communication nodes, two IEDs, a logistics node and an ISIS communication facility.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 10, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven fighting positions, a mortar system, a logistics node, and a command and control node.”

Destruction caused by alleged Coalition air and artillery strikes in Raqqa across a 48-hour period to August 10th. According to RBSS, the strikes hit the Al-Bajri neighborhood, though Al Ragga Truth reported that they had hit “different areas” of the city.

 

August 10th 2017: (S1189) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Five civilians including one child died in an airstrike on Raqqa, local media reported.
Five victims were named by multiple sources as:
Abdul Aziz Al – Ghouli

Abdel Wahed Mousa Al Sha’aban
Hussein Salloum Al – Hamad
Fares Ali Al Ghouli
The girl, Hiba Abdul Aziz al – Ghouli
Raqqa News added that Yaman Abdou, the wife of Abdul Aziz al-Ghuli and two of his children, Ahmed and Ammar, were wounded “as a result of the air and artillery shelling”.
Among sources blaming the Coalition were the Step News Agency and Al Hassaka Rasd.
Civilians reported killed: 5, including 1 girl
Civilians reported injured:
3
Sources:
spm Syria [Arabic], [Archived], @Newsjorf [Arabic], [Archived], Mohmmad Al Rakan [Arabic], [Archived], RNN [Arabic], [Archived], Damascus News [Arabic], [Archived], Al Khamissia news agency [Arabic], [Archived], @freedom_raqqa1 [Arabic], [Archived], @24Raqqa [Arabic], [Archived], Shbab [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa News [Arabic], [Archived], Soheb Al Haskawi [Arabic], [Archived], Alraqqa ahnla [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hassaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Shbli [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 9th-10th the Coalition reported Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units and destroyed 27 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, two heavy machine guns, a mortar system, a vehicle, and an IED factory.” It additionally stated that “On Aug. 9, near Raqqah, Syria, 16 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed 13 fighting positions, three command and control nodes, a mortar system, an IED, and a heavy machine gun; and damaged two fighting positions.” And that “On Aug. 9, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.”
For August 10th-11th: “Near Raqqah, 33 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 21 fighting positions, four command and control nodes, three ISIS communication nodes, two IEDs, a logistics node and an ISIS communication facility.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 10, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven fighting positions, a mortar system, a logistics node, and a command and control node.”

 

August 11th 2017: (S1190) منطقة النعيم وشارع تل أبيض و, in Al Na’im area, Tal Abyad street, Raqqa City, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Multiple local sources reported that there had been an “escalation of civilian martyrs” following alleged artillery shelling on the Na’im area.
While there were reports of “an escalation of civilian martyrs” no specific casualty numbers were reported.
Civilians reported killed: 1 or more
Civilians reported injured:
1 or more
Sources:
Al Hasaka Road Facebook post [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @heb_alhskayi [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RNN [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Raqqa News [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Raqqa Allah Yahmiki [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Shbab [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Mohammad [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 10th-11th the Coalition have reported *Near Raqqah, 33 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 21 fighting positions, four command and control nodes, three ISIS communication nodes, two IEDs, a logistics node and an ISIS communication facility.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 10, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven fighting positions, a mortar system, a logistics node, and a command and control node.”
For August 11th-12th: “Near Raqqah, 26 strikes engaged 19 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 35 fighting positions, two vehicles, an ISIS headquarters and an ISIS communication line.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 11, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven IEDs, six ISIS communication lines, three fighting positions, a vehicle, and tactical vehicle.”

 

August 12th 2017: (S1191) حطلة, Hatla town, Deir Ezzor countryside, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:
An adult male, identified as Kassir Fawzi Al-Abeed Al-Nasser was reported killed in alleged airstrikes on Hatla town, Deir Ezzor. It was not entirely clear who was to blame for this civilian casualty event. However multiple sources cited Russia or the Syrian Regime, whilst two did not specify a culprit.
According to a Facebook post by Alsharq Al Souri, Kassir Fawzi Al-Abeed Al-Nasser was killed inside his home as a result of missiles targeting the house.
Civilians reported killed: 1 adult male
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by Euphrates [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Hasaka Road [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by D.P.N [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Deir Ezour frees [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Asharq alsouri [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Shbab [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Derynewsnetwork2 [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by DMUO [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by DeirEzzor24 [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Amer Hwedi [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Mahmoud Al Haj Ibrahim [Arabic] [Archived], Shrc News [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position:  For August 11th-12th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS vehicle.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 11, near Dayr Az Zawr, Syria, two strikes destroyed 11 ISIS oil stills and three oil barrels.”
For August 12th-13th the Coalition reported that “On Aug. 12, near Dayr Az Zawr, Syria, one strike destroyed 10 ISIS oil stills.”

Kasser Fawaz Ahmad Al-Sulaiman Al-Nasir, killed in an airstrike on Hatla, August 12th, according to local sources (via Mahmoud Al Haj Ibrahim”

 

August 12th 2017: (S1192) جامع الأمام النووي, Imam al-Nawawi Mosque, Raqqa City, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Multiple local sources reported the death of a female civilian after alleged US-led Coalition strikes that hit her family home near the Imam al-Nawawi Mosque, Raqqa City.
The woman killed has been identified as Khansaa Mohammed Qantar.
However, this victim is also named in incident S1195, reportedly killed by artillery shelling on a different location in Raqqa, the Al-Tasa’iyah neighborhood.
All but one sources connected this incident to “artillery shelling” by the Coalition.

Civilians reported killed: 1 female
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @Freedom_raqqa1 [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Raqqa Al Hadath [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates media [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Asharq asouri [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @7UFCmSxd0IUBffH [Arabic] [Archived], Shrc News [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Ahmad Shibli [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 11th-12th the Coalition reported *Near Raqqah, 26 strikes engaged 19 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 35 fighting positions, two vehicles, an ISIS headquarters and an ISIS communication line.It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 11, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven IEDs, six ISIS communication lines, three fighting positions, a vehicle, and tactical vehicle.”
For August 12th-13th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 15 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed three command and control nodes, two ISIS headquarters, an ISIS UAS launch site and a vehicle.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 12, near Raqqah, Syria, 21 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed a fighting position, an anti-aircraft artillery system, and a mortar system.” And that “On Aug. 12, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS fighting position.”

The aftermath of alleged Coalition shelling of the Qantar family home near the the Imam al-Nawawi Mosque, Raqqa, August 12th (via RBSS)

August 12th 2017: (S1193) Jaraksa neighbourhood of Raqqa City, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
The death of Muhammad Nur Ahmad al-Yassin al-Suwayha was documented by multiple local sources. All sources blamed the US-led Coalition for this civilian fatality.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Tweet by @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @freedom_raqqa1 [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RNN [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Raqqa media office [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Raqqa Al mydanya [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Shrc news [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Ahmad Shbli [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 11th-12th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 26 strikes engaged 19 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 35 fighting positions, two vehicles, an ISIS headquarters and an ISIS communication line.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 11, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven IEDs, six ISIS communication lines, three fighting positions, a vehicle, and tactical vehicle.”
For August 12th-13th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 15 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed three command and control nodes, two ISIS headquarters, an ISIS UAS launch site and a vehicle.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 12, near Raqqah, Syria, 21 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed a fighting position, an anti-aircraft artillery system, and a mortar system.” And that “On Aug. 12, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS fighting position.”

 

Around August 12th 2017: (S1199) مركدة Marqadah, Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: The death of a young male civilian, identified as Bashir Al-Matar Awad, was reported by multiple local reports.
The US-led Coalition was blamed for the incident in all sources presently collated. In a facebook post by Shbab it was reported that, “the death of a young man, 
Bashir Al-Matar Awad from the village Al-Dashaisha” was the result of “bombing” by the “international coalition aircraft”.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Soheib Haskawi [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post Mohammad Al Abdallah [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Asharq Asouri [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Eye on Al Hasaka [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Shbab [Arabic] [Archived], News of the Town Markada and its villages [Arabic] [Archived
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 11th-12th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 26 strikes engaged 19 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 35 fighting positions, two vehicles, an ISIS headquarters and an ISIS communication line.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 11, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven IEDs, six ISIS communication lines, three fighting positions, a vehicle, and tactical vehicle.”

For August 12th-13th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 15 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed three command and control nodes, two ISIS headquarters, an ISIS UAS launch site and a vehicle.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 12, near Raqqah, Syria, 21 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed a fighting position, an anti-aircraft artillery system, and a mortar system.” And that “On Aug. 12, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS fighting position.”

 

August  13th 2017: (S1196) Ferdous neighbourhood of Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Twelve civilians died and six more were wounded in alleged Coalition air or artillery strikes on Raqqa, according to local media.
Multiple sources blamed Coalition air and/or artillery strikes for the death of ten civilians and injury of more. Raqqa Truth said that six were wounded in addition to ten killed.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, the Coalition struck the “Ferdus Furnace area and other areas in the city”. It would the death toll at 12.
Three victims were named as:
Waleed Awad Al Qous

Limar Awad Al Qous – child
Zakaria Khalid Al Bakhit Fateh Allah – this man was also named as a victim in event S1195 (listed above).
Civilians reported killed: 9-12, including 1 child
Civilians reported injured:
6
Sources: 
@alhaskaalhadth [Arabic], [Archived], @soheb_alhskayi [Arabic], [Archived], @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic], [Archived], Thiqa agency [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Mohab Naser [Arabic], [Archived], Ragga Truth [Arabic], [Archived], Ragga Truth (2) [Archived], Ahmad Shbli [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Shaam News [Arabic], [Archived], Ar Raqqa Ahlna [Arabic], [Archived], Suhib Al Haskaw [Arabic], [Archived], RNN [Arabic], [Archived], Shbab [Arabic], [Archived], SO4HR (2) [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 12th-13th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 15 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed three command and control nodes, two ISIS headquarters, an ISIS UAS launch site and a vehicle.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 12, near Raqqah, Syria, 21 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed a fighting position, an anti-aircraft artillery system, and a mortar system.” And that “On Aug. 12, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS fighting position.”
For August 13th-14th: “Near Raqqah, 16 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, an anti-aircraft artillery system, a logistics node, a heavy machine gun, a vehicle and an IED.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 13, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units; and destroyed 12 fighting positions, four vehicles, two logistics nodes, two ISIS communications lines, two communications infrastructure items, and an IED.”

 

August 13th 2017: (S1197) حارة البدو Badu neighbourhood, Raqqa, Raqqa Governorate, Syria
Summary:
Numerous local sources reported the death of civilian Mahmud Abdul Latif Al-Humaidi.
A Hasaka Rasd report said that “the death of Haj Mahmud Abdul Latif Al-Humadi was caused by “artillery shelling originating from Kurdish units”. The same description of events was supplied by Sharqiya Voice. 

Other sources such as Ahmad Shbli blamed the US-led Coalition directly for the incident. The ammunition reported to have been used varied from “cannon bomb” to “mortar shells”.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya voice [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Ahmad Shbli [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Ragga Truth [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi news [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al Raqqa ahnla [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Anba’a Al Hadath [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 12th-13th the Coalition reported *Near Raqqah, 15 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed three command and control nodes, two ISIS headquarters, an ISIS UAS launch site and a vehicle. It additionally reported that “On Aug. 12, near Raqqah, Syria, 21 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed a fighting position, an anti-aircraft artillery system, and a mortar system.” And that “On Aug. 12, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS fighting position.”
For August 13th-14th: “Near Raqqah, 16 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, an anti-aircraft artillery system, a logistics node, a heavy machine gun, a vehicle and an IED.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 13, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units; and destroyed 12 fighting positions, four vehicles, two logistics nodes, two ISIS communications lines, two communications infrastructure items, and an IED.”

Mahmud ‘Abd al-Latif al-Hamidi, killed in shelling in Raqqa’s Badu neighbourhood, August 13th (via Sharqiya Voice)

 

August 14th 2017: (S1200) الرقة Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Local sources said that 23 civilians were killed and 60 injured after alleged US-led Coalition strikes targeted neighbourhoods of Raqqa. Within this figure are a number of named families, including women and children.
Sound and Picture reported that the “SDF militia” had engaged in the offensive during the daytime with “intensive artillery”, whilst the US-led Coalition conducted airstrikes in the night. Airwars understands that only the Coalition has access to artillery in Raqqa. The report details “intensive artillery shelling targeting the neighbourhoods of Al-Thankana, Seif Al Dawlah, Bahri” and “the al -Fawaz mosques area”, supposedly by the SDF; and “several targeted raids” conducted by the Coalition “destroying large areas… “killing 23 civilians and “injuring fifty others”. The number of those injured rose to 60 in a report by Sharqiya Voice.
Euphrates Post blamed the Coalition for the strikes, as did the majority of sources.
Ahmad Jassim al-Khamisi, “a displaced man from the town of Maskana” was documented as “killed by aerial bombardment” in a Hasaka Rasd report. The death of Mohammed al-Hassan al-Tarn aged 55 was also noted following alleged Coalition strikes on his home, near the “stadium in the city of Raqqa”.

Additional civilians killed in the attacks have been identified as follows:
Nahla Hamoud Al-Aran (Mazen Al-Shehab’s wife)
Marwa Mazen Al-Shehab, female child
Ahmed Mazen Al-Shehab, female child
Mariam Mazen Al-Shehab, female child
Qais Mohammed Al-Sayed
Osama Ahmed Al-Akla
Ahmed Mohammed Al-Hawadi

Civilians reported killed: 23, including at least 3 children and 1 woman
Civilians reported injured:
50-60
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS (3) [Arabic] [Archived], Video via Facebook by Mohab Naser [Arabic] , Facebook post by Mohab Naser [Arabic] [Archived], Ragga Truth [Arabic] [Archived], Ragga Truth (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Ragga Truth (3) [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Ahmad Shbli [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Ahmad Shbi (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Euphrates (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Deir Free [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd (3) [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd (4) [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam News Network [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Ahmad Shbli (3) [Arabic] [Archived], Ahmad Shbli Tweet (4) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Syrian Network for Human Rights (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Mohab Naser [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Ahmad Shbli [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 13th-14th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 16 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions, an anti-aircraft artillery system, a logistics node, a heavy machine gun, a vehicle and an IED.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 13, near Raqqah, Syria, 17 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units; and destroyed 12 fighting positions, four vehicles, two logistics nodes, two ISIS communications lines, two communications infrastructure items, and an IED.”
For August 14th-15th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 27 strikes engaged 19 ISIS tactical units; and destroyed 59 fighting positions, two heavy machine guns, a mortar system, an IED, and a logistics node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 14, near Raqqah, Syria, 32 strikes engaged 20 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 18 fighting positions, three IEDs, three heavy machine guns, three command and control nodes, a logistics node, an anti-aircraft artillery system, and an IED factory.”

Marwa, Mariam and Ahmad Mazen Shehab, killed with their mother in alleged US-led Coalition strikes on Raqqa City, Aug 14th (via Syrian Network for Human Rights)

 

August 15th 2017: (S1201) الرقة Baladi Stadium area and the School District of Muawiya, Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Between six and ten people were reported killed including 2 or more children, in an “aerial bombardment” on the city of Raqqa. At present nearly all of the sources allege that the US-led Coalition was responsible for the incident.
Significant material destruction was caused to the Baladi Stadium area and the School District of Muawiya in the city of Raqqa, local sources said.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights said that the bombardment by “International Coalition warplanes” had left “several people injured” and that because of this the death toll may increase.
The citizen journalist group, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, identified two of the civilians killed:
Renim Al-Khalif (Granddaughter)
Abdul Wahab Al-Khalif (Grandfather)
According to RBSS, “Abdul Wahab Al-Khalf” was killed “in addition to two of his grandchildren”, at present Airwars sources have only reported the name of one the grandchildren, Renim Al-Khalif.

Civilians reported killed: 6-10, including 2 or more children
Civilians reported injured:
2 or more
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Mohab Naser [Arabic] [Archived], Mohab Naser (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Ahmad Shbli [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Step [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived], Syriahr news [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Ahmad Shbli [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of reporting: Fair

Coalition position: For August 14th-15th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 27 strikes engaged 19 ISIS tactical units; and destroyed 59 fighting positions, two heavy machine guns, a mortar system, an IED, and a logistics node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 14, near Raqqah, Syria, 32 strikes engaged 20 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 18 fighting positions, three IEDs, three heavy machine guns, three command and control nodes, a logistics node, an anti-aircraft artillery system, and an IED factory.”
For August 15th-16th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, a logistics node and an ISIS UAS.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 15, near Raqqah, Syria, 37 strikes engaged 27 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 36 fighting positions, four IEDs, three ISIS communication lines, two command and control nodes, an IED factory, a heavy machine gun, and a vehicle.” And that “On Aug. 15, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions and a mortar system.”

The bodies of civilians that have been killed in airstrikes on Raqqa, and material destruction of the area, Aug 15th (via RBSS)

 

August 15th 2017: (S1202) المسرب Al-Mesrab, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:
Four to six civilians were killed in alleged airstrikes in the town of Al-Mesrab in the Western suburb of Deir Ezzor, according to local media.
Sources initially reported only the death of Saleh al-Hamad al-Saud. However the number of fatalities later rose to at least four. The event was described by the Euphrates Post as a “massacre by airstrikes”, though it did not say who was responsible.
A Facebook post by HMC named three more of those killed as:
Hisham Al-Mandil
Daham Al-Mousa
Shehah al-Ahmad al-Ajeel

A woman, Nurah Abdul Salamah, has also been identified as one of the deceased, by the Sharqiya Voice.
The HMC report also made note of “two unidentified martyrs”; as with the majority of sources it did not specify who was to blame.
Two sources attributed the attack to the “regime and its allies”.The Syrian Network for Human Rights tweeted, “Syrian Regime forces are committing a massacre against civilians in the village of al-Misrab-Brif #Deir al-Azur”.
Civilians reported killed: 5-6, including one woman
Civilians reported injured:
12-24
Sources:
Tweet by JFLngo [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Xmx3 [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Deirezzor24 [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by HMC [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived],Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 14th-15th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed six ISIS oil stills.”.
For August 15th-16th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS well-head.”

 

August 15th 2017: (S1202a) Mu’taz street, شارع معتز Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: Up to 30 civilians including women and children died and dozens more were wounded in an alleged Coalition airstrike on the area west of Al-Mu’taz Street in Raqqa, according to local media.
All sources attributed the event to the US-led Coalition, with a number reporting that an apartment building was struck after “Maghrib prayers”, according to the Euphrates Post.
Multiple members of four families were reportedly killed, with Step News and other sources saying that 25 people from one family died.
Death counts varied. Sound and Picture put the toll at 17, while Elwehda said that 11 children and five women were among those killed. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that there had been up to 13 child victims among the 25 who died.
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently put the total number dead at around 30.
According to Euphrates Post, the strike “
targeted a building behind Abu Hussein Sironx where there were 30 people from four families, two of whom were taken out. The rest remained under the rubble.”
Victims were named by multiple sources as:
Yasser Ali Najem – child
Hussein Ali Najem – child
Malika Ali -Najem – child, female
Dalia Ali Najem – child
And their mother, Fatima Hassan al-Gatt
Idan al-Abo and his wife, Horeya Al-Rahil, in addition to the woman and her two children, Qutaiba and Reem
People from the Hafez Al Shuaib family
Members of the Hafez al-Shuaib family
Civilians reported killed: 13-30, including 6-13 children and 5-6 women
Civilians reported injured: 12-36
Sources: @Sour_News [Arabic], [Archived], @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Shaam News Network [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Ahmad Shbli [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic], [Archived], @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa Post [Arabic], [Archived], @MonzerAlhallak [Arabic], [Archived], Suhaib Al Hasakwi [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa media office [Arabic], [Archived], @Q_Alenezy [Arabic], [Archived], SO4HR (2) [Archived], Radio alkul [Arabic], [Archived], Jisrtv [Arabic], [Archived], Elwehda [Arabic], [Archived], Paldf [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (3) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (3) [Arabic], [Archived], SO4HR (3) [Archived], Shaam News Network (2) [Arabic], [Archived], SN4HR [Archived], SN4HR (2) [Archived], RBSS (4) [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Shbli [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (4) [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of rep
orting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 14th-15th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 27 strikes engaged 19 ISIS tactical units; and destroyed 59 fighting positions, two heavy machine guns, a mortar system, an IED, and a logistics node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 14, near Raqqah, Syria, 32 strikes engaged 20 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 18 fighting positions, three IEDs, three heavy machine guns, three command and control nodes, a logistics node, an anti-aircraft artillery system, and an IED factory.”
For August 15th-16th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, a logistics node and an ISIS UAS.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 15, near Raqqah, Syria, 37 strikes engaged 27 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 36 fighting positions, four IEDs, three ISIS communication lines, two command and control nodes, an IED factory, a heavy machine gun, and a vehicle.” And that “On Aug. 15, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions and a mortar system.”

Reem and Qutayba Kareem al Rahil killed along with their mother, in an alleged Coalition airstrike on an apartment building in Mu’taz Street in the center of Raqqa city, Aug 15th (via SN4HR)

August 16th 2017: (S1202b) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: Local media reported that Mrs Khatoon Abdul Wahab Al – Khader Al – Fahad, the wife of the late Haj Mustafa Al Daham Al Badran, died on August 20th from wounds sustained in an alleged Coalition airstrike on August 16th.
Civilians reported killed: 1 woman

Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], Bassam AL Khalil [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of rep
orting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 14th-15th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 27 strikes engaged 19 ISIS tactical units; and destroyed 59 fighting positions, two heavy machine guns, a mortar system, an IED, and a logistics node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 14, near Raqqah, Syria, 32 strikes engaged 20 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 18 fighting positions, three IEDs, three heavy machine guns, three command and control nodes, a logistics node, an anti-aircraft artillery system, and an IED factory.”

For August 15th-16th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, a logistics node and an ISIS UAS.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 15, near Raqqah, Syria, 37 strikes engaged 27 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 36 fighting positions, four IEDs, three ISIS communication lines, two command and control nodes, an IED factory, a heavy machine gun, and a vehicle.” And that “On Aug. 15, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions and a mortar system.”

Mrs Khatoon Abdul Wahab Al-Khader died on Aug 20th from wounds sustained in an alleged Coalition raid on Raqqa on Aug 16th, according to local media (via RBSS)

 

August 16th 2017: (S1203) Wahda, Nahdha and Bedu neighbourhoods and Baladi stadium area of Raqqa, الرقة, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Between 14 and 17 people were killed, and 30 to 74 injured in alleged Coalition airstrikes on Raqqa, local media said. According to reports, the neighbourhoods of “Wahda and Nahdha and the Bedu” were targeted.
Raqqa24 tweeted that the civilian deaths were a result of “bombing by Coalition aircraft” and SANA, the Syrian Arab News Agency reported that “seventeen civilians, including children, were killed Wednesday in air raids by the Washington-led international Coalition that targeted the remaining areas controlled by extremists in the northern city of Raqqa”.
One source, a tweet by @MOAZALSHAMY, cited both the US-led Coalition and Russia as contributors to the civilian casualty incident on Raqqa. However the majority of sources attributed sole blame to the Coalition.
Significant material damage around the Baladi Stadium neighbourhood was reported, including the destruction of a church, local sources said.
Sources named two victims as: Abdullah Bassam ‘Aliawi and his brother Ibrahim Bassam ‘Aliawi.
Civilians reported killed: 14-17, including 5 children and 2 women
Civilians reported injured:
30-74
Sources:
Sana news [Arabic] [Archived], Alghad news [Arabic] [Archived], Suhf news [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @aletihadpress [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa news [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @MOAZALSHAMY [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @khalediskef [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @soheb_alhskayi [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @Q_Alenezy [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Mohab Naser [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Ahmad Shbli [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Step News [Arabic] [Archived], 7al news [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @TheFreeSyrian [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @Sy_Army_Nat [Arabic] [Archived], Syriahr news [Arabic] [Archived],  Palmyra3 [Arabic], [Archived], Palmyra Media Center  [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 15th-16th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed 30 fighting positions, a logistics node and an ISIS UAS.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 15, near Raqqah, Syria, 37 strikes engaged 27 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 36 fighting positions, four IEDs, three ISIS communication lines, two command and control nodes, an IED factory, a heavy machine gun, and a vehicle.” And that “On Aug. 15, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions and a mortar system.”
For August 16th-17th: “Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 17 fighting positions, a logistics node, an IED, a command and control node, an ISIS UAS and a vehicle.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 16, near Raqqah, Syria, 23 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 18 fighting positions, eight command and control nodes, two tunnels, two heavy machine guns, an ISIS UAS, an anti-aircraft artillery system and an ISIS line of communication.” And that “On Aug. 16, near Raqqah, Syria, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two command and control nodes and a mortar system.”

Significant damage to Raqqa’s Baladi Stadium neighbourhood after an alleged Coalition raid, Aug 16th (via RBSS)
GRAPHIC: A child victim in the aftermath of an alleged Coalition raid on Raqqa, Aug 16th (via RBSS)
Abdullah Bassam Alioui, killed alongside his brother in an alleged Coalition strike on Raqqa, Aug 16th (via Palmyra8)

 

August 16th 2017: (S1204) Al Ali neighbourhood of Subikhan, صبيخان Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:
Local sources said that up to six civilians were killed and up to ten more wounded in air raids on the town of Subikhan in the countryside of Eastern Deir Ezzor. It was unclear which party was culpable for this civilian casualty event.
At present, two out of sixteen sources hold the US-led Coalition responsible, two blame the Syrian Regime and all others noted the use of “warplanes” and “military aircraft” but did not specify actors.
The death of brothers Alaa ‘Awaid Al-Goesiza and Mohammed Awaid Al-Goeiza, was documented by Euphrates Post amongst other sources.
Baladi News blamed the Coalition for the attack. It said that the “al-’Ali neighbourhood near the water station and civilian houses” was targeted.
According to multiple reports, including the Syrian Observatory for Human Right,, the number of fatalities was expected to rise as there were many civilians seriously injured.
Hasaka Rasd noted that one of the raids occurred “near the house of “Khalif al-Asi” and the second raid at the house of “Ibn Ghweizah”, near the town hall in Subikhan.
Civilians reported killed: 3-6
Civilians reported injured:
2-10
Sources:
Smart news [Arabic] [Archived], Jisirtv news [Arabic] [Archived], Qasioun news [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc news [Arabic] [Archived], Syriahr news [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi news [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam news [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @DeirEzzor24 [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @olay6663 [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Step [Arabic] [Archived], Syriahr news (2) [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 15th – 16th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS well-head.”
For August 16th-17th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed six ISIS oil stills.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 16, near Abu Kamal, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS media center.”

 

August 16th 2017: (S1205) Al-Zabari, الزباري Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:
One civilian male, named as Theyab Fahd Mhaisen al Dhaim al Tala’a (Talaa), was killed in an airstrike on Al-Zabari, according to local sources – though reports were conflicted as to whether the Coalition, the regime or Russia caused his death.
Sharqya  Voice, Saud Sbekhan and Alarby blamed the Coalition.
But according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, the victim died in a regime strike.
Meanwhile, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that it was unclear whether the raid had been carried out by a Russian warplane.

Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Deir Free [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic], [Archived], Saud sbekhan [Arabic], [Archived], 2JFLngo [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Alaraby [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: For August 15th – 16th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS well-head.”
For August 16th-17th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed six ISIS oil stills.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 16, near Abu Kamal, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS media center.”

Thiyab Fahad al-Dahim (Talaa), killed in an airstrike on al-Zubari, Aug 16th (via Euphrates Post)

 

August 17th 2017: (S1206)  Mu’awiya school area/ Mal’ab Al-Aswad area, مدرسة معاوية بن ابي سفيان Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Thirty civilians including up to 13 children and three women from three families died and dozens more were injured in alleged Coalition airstrikes and artillery shelling on Raqqa, according to local sources. Reports said that the entire Al-Sayer Al-Enezi family died in the strike – along with multiple members of other families.
There was, however, some confusion about the location of the event. According to Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently – which put the death toll at 30 – the Al-Sayer family died in the Mu’awiua school area. However, Ahmad Shbli  reported that the family were killed in a strike on the Mal’ab Al-Aswad area, along with Idan al-Abo al-Issa and his wife.
Sharqiya Voice, also blaming the Coalition, said that the Al-Sayer family died in the Mu’awiya school district. And according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, the family died in the al Tawase’eya neighborhood.
Sky News, Masrawi  and  Qasioun said that Coalition raids on the Mu’awiya school area killed 23 civilians including thirteen children from the Al-Enezi family.
Sound and Picture provided the most detail on the event, reporting that “30 civilians were killed and dozens were injured in an air strike by the International Air Force aircraft targeting a residential building near the school of Muawiya bin Abi Sufian in the neighborhood of unity in the city of Raqqa.

Three civilian families were killed in a coalition air strike targeting the building in which they live, totalling least 30 people, most of them women and children. The correspondent denied the existence of any IS headquarters in the building.”
Victims were named as:
Mahmoud Lafi Al – Sayer
Rawda Lafi Al – Sayer
Amira Lafi Al – Sayer
Marwan Barakat Lafi Al – Sayer
His wife Hanadi Khalaf al-Sabaa
Muthanna Marwan Barakat Al – Sayer
Tayma Marwan Barakat Al – Sayer – female, child
Hamza Marwan Barakat Al – Sayer – child
Basma Marwan Barakat Al – Sayer – female, child
Rahma Marwan Barakat Al-Sayer – female, child
Azzam Marwan Barakat Al – Sayer
Idan al-Abo al-Issa and his wife
Ibrahim Hassan Al Awad
Yahya Hassan Al Awad
Sumaya Yahya Hassan Al Awad
Hajj Hussein Abdo al – Kurdi
Saeed Mohammed Al Mahmoud
Yasser Al – Humaidi Mahmoud al-Anzi
Hanadi Khalaf al-Shamailani al-Anzi
Civilians reported killed: 30, including 4-13 children and 2-3 women
Civilians reported injured:
12-36
Sources:
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Shbli [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Shbli  (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Shbli (3) [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (2) [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (3) [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Shbli (4) [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd (3) [Arabic], [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic], [Archived], Sound and Picture (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic], [Archived], Q_Alenzy [Arabic], [Archived], Q_Alenzy (2) [Archived], Abu Muaaz Raqqa [Arabic], [Archived], NSO [Arabic], [Archived], Masrawi [Arabic], [Archived], Smart news [Arabic], [Archived], Qasioun [Arabic], [Archived], Sky News [Arabic], [Archived], 818khalifa [Arabic], [Archived], SHRC [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], SN4HR (2) [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – though some confusion on location
Coalition position: For August 16th-17th, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 17 fighting positions, a logistics node, an IED, a command and control node, an ISIS UAS and a vehicle.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 16, near Raqqah, Syria, 23 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 18 fighting positions, eight command and control nodes, two tunnels, two heavy machine guns, an ISIS UAS, an anti-aircraft artillery system and an ISIS line of communication.” And that “On Aug. 16, near Raqqah, Syria, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two command and control nodes and a mortar system.”
For August 17th-18th: “
Near Raqqah, 18 strikes engaged 12 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions, three ISIS communication lines and two logistics nodes.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 17, near Raqqah, Syria, 19 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 13 fighting positions, four command and control nodes, two IEDs, and a heavy machine gun.” And that “On Aug. 17, near Raqqah, Syria, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a fighting position.”

Four children from the Al-Sayer family, who died in an alleged Coalition airstrike in Raqqa, Aug 17th (via Sharqiya)

 

August 17th 2017: (S1207) Jamili street, حي الجميلي Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
One man, identified by the Syrian Human Rights Committee as Saeed Mohammad Nashif was killed in alleged air or artillery strikes on the Jamili District of Raqqa, according to local sources.
Activists who spoke to Smart News said that a civilian was killed by “artillery shelling of the Syrian Democratic Forces on the city’s Jumaili district” though they did not name the person.
Airwars understands that only the Coalition have access to artillery in Raqqa.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Smart news [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic] [Archived] ,

Quality of reporting: Contested, only one source blames the Coalition at present.
Coalition position: For August 16th-17th, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 17 fighting positions, a logistics node, an IED, a command and control node, an ISIS UAS and a vehicle.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 16, near Raqqah, Syria, 23 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 18 fighting positions, eight command and control nodes, two tunnels, two heavy machine guns, an ISIS UAS, an anti-aircraft artillery system and an ISIS line of communication.” And that “On Aug. 16, near Raqqah, Syria, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two command and control nodes and a mortar system.”
For August 17th-18th: “
Near Raqqah, 18 strikes engaged 12 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions, three ISIS communication lines and two logistics nodes.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 17, near Raqqah, Syria, 19 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 13 fighting positions, four command and control nodes, two IEDs, and a heavy machine gun.” And that “On Aug. 17, near Raqqah, Syria, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a fighting position.”

 

August 17th 2017: (S1208) Malahi الملاهي Raqqa, Raqqa Governorate, Syria
Summary:
In a major civilian casualty incident, 20 civilians reportedly died following alleged US-led Coalition attacks on the Malahi area in Raqqa.
Local media reported on the death of 15 or more civilians after “Muawiya bin Abi Sufian” school was struck. An additional five civilians were reported killed in a house in “Mallah” in the same area. The Northern Syrian Observer (NSO) attributed the deaths to “International Coalition bombings”, as did all other sources tracked. NSO reported that the victims were buried in a park adjacent to the amusement area.
Airwars understands that Mallah, Amusement and Malahi all refer to one word and one area – best translated as Malahi.
Civilians reported killed: 20
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources:
Northern Syrian Observer [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Idlid and it’s countryside news [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Leen Yasmin Rashid [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 16th-17th, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 17 fighting positions, a logistics node, an IED, a command and control node, an ISIS UAS and a vehicle.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 16, near Raqqah, Syria, 23 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 18 fighting positions, eight command and control nodes, two tunnels, two heavy machine guns, an ISIS UAS, an anti-aircraft artillery system and an ISIS line of communication.” And that “On Aug. 16, near Raqqah, Syria, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two command and control nodes and a mortar system.”
For August 17th-18th: “
Near Raqqah, 18 strikes engaged 12 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions, three ISIS communication lines and two logistics nodes.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 17, near Raqqah, Syria, 19 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 13 fighting positions, four command and control nodes, two IEDs, and a heavy machine gun.” And that “On Aug. 17, near Raqqah, Syria, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a fighting position.”

 

August 18th 2017: (S1209) الرقة, Raqqa City, Raqqa Governorate, Syria
Summary:
The death of Ayman Abdul Razzaq al-Suwaif and five members of his family, was reported by multiple local media sources. All sources blamed the US-led Coalition for the attack.
No additional details including the neighbourhood location are presently known.
Civilians reported killed: 6
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Tweet by @mosa2172 [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa media office [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by AlraqqaToday [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Mohammad Othman [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair – though limited details
Coalition position: For August 17th-18th: “Near Raqqah, 18 strikes engaged 12 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions, three ISIS communication lines and two logistics nodes.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 17, near Raqqah, Syria, 19 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 13 fighting positions, four command and control nodes, two IEDs, and a heavy machine gun.” And that “On Aug. 17, near Raqqah, Syria, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a fighting position.”
For August 18th-19th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 19 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 fighting positions, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units, destroyed 14 fighting positions, and damaged a tunnel entrance.” And that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah
, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”

 

 

August 18th 2017: (I626) الرطبة Akashat, Ar Rutba, Anbar province, Iraq
Summary:
Local press and other sources reported on the death of three civilians, all from the same family, in airstrikes on Al Rutba, 420 km west of Baghdad.
According to Amad Al-Dulaimi, the mayor of Ar Rutba, the family was killed following a bomb dropped by an “unknown aircraft”.
Sahafaty News also quoted the mayor who said that the bombing “resulted in the death of a woman and her 13-year-old daughter” and the “wounding of her husband”, he said that “the injured bodies were taken to the general hospital”.
It is unclear who was to blame for this civilian casualty incident. However, tracked sources do refer to the presence of the International Coalition in the area regarding strikes that resulted in Daesh casualties. “Artillery shells” were used, according to local sources.
Civilians reported killed: 3, including a woman and a child
Civilians reported injured:
1
Sources:
Masrawy [Arabic] [Archived], Mangish [Arabic] [Archived], Annabaa [Arabic] [Archived], Sahafaty [Arabic] [Archived],  

Quality of reporting: Contested, sources have not directly cited the Coalition for the fatalities.
Coalition position: For August 17th- 18th the Coalition did not report on any strikes in the Anbar Province.
For August 18th-19th the Coalition reported “Near Al Qaim, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a VBIED factory.”

 

August 18th 2017: (S1220) Raqqa الرقة, Raqqa Governorate, Syria
Summary:
Abdul Rahman Samer Akl (b.1997), a second year medical student from Deir ez-Zour, was killed whilst trying to aid the wounded in the city of Raqqa, local media reported.
According to Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, this was a result of “aerial bombardment by Coalition aircraft”, with the majority of other sources also blaming the US-led Coalition. According to a report published by the Syrian Network for Human Rights, Abdul Rahman Samer Akl was from Deir Ez-Zour city, and it suspected “International warplanes missiles” caused his death “as he was trying to aid the injured of previous shelling”.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Deir Free [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Amer Alywy post in waithaikia.rakka [Arabic] [Archived], ALraqqaaToday [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa Media Office [Arabic] [Archived]  

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 17th-18th: “Near Raqqah, 18 strikes engaged 12 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions, three ISIS communication lines and two logistics nodes.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 17, near Raqqah, Syria, 19 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 13 fighting positions, four command and control nodes, two IEDs, and a heavy machine gun.” And that “On Aug. 17, near Raqqah, Syria, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a fighting position.”
For August 18th-19th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 19 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 fighting positions, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units, destroyed 14 fighting positions, and damaged a tunnel entrance.” And that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”

Abdul Rahman Samer Akl, killed in an alleged Coalition strike on Raqqa, Aug 18th (via Amer Alywy post in waithaikia.rakka)

 

August 18th-19th 2017: (S1210) الرقة, Raqqa City, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Local media sources reported on the death of up to 46 civilians and 60 others wounded following suspected Coalition airstrikes on Raqqa over the previous 48 hours.
According to a report by the Thiqa Agency the “shelling focused on civilian homes and residential neighbourhoods”. These are general numbers and it is likely that they will encompass other civilian casualty reports that Airwars has documented.
Again reporting general numbers, the Syrian Observatory said on August 21st that “the number of people who were killed by bombing by warplanes of the International Coalition in areas in the city of Al-Raqqah has increased to 39 people at least, including 11 children and 9 citizen women”.
Civilians reported killed: 39-46, including 3-11 children and 2-9 women
Civilians reported injured:
60 or more
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Mohab Nasser [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @7UFCmSxd0IUBffH [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Step News Agency [Arabic] [Archived], Thiqa News [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @TentePersis [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @zedalfares [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @Sharqiya_voice [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @alhaskaalhadth [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @24Raqqa [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @hamza_aboali [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @almidanco [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Archived], SO4HR (2)

Quality of reporting: Contested –  numbers are likely to be general.
Coalition position: For August 17th-18th: “Near Raqqah, 18 strikes engaged 12 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions, three ISIS communication lines and two logistics nodes.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 17, near Raqqah, Syria, 19 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 13 fighting positions, four command and control nodes, two IEDs, and a heavy machine gun.” And that “On Aug. 17, near Raqqah, Syria, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a fighting position.”
For August 18th-19th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 19 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 fighting positions, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units, destroyed 14 fighting positions, and damaged a tunnel entrance.” And that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah
, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”

 

August 19th 2017: (I627) عنة Anah, West of  Anbar province, Iraq
Summary:
Local media sources reported on the death of an unknown number of civilians, after alleged airstrikes on Anah district in Anbar Province.
The head of the district council, Abdul Karim al-Ani, called on the government to “stop the shelling because it targets the homes of unarmed civilians” and has “led to deaths and injuries”. All sources blamed the US-led Coalition or “government aviation” for the incidents.
At present, Airwars does not have a number of casualties for this incident.
Civilians reported killed: 2 or more
Civilians reported injured:
2 or more
Sources:
Yagien Agency [Arabic] [Archived], Iraq News Center [Arabic] [Archived], Baghdad Post [Arabic] [Archived], Baghdadi News Agency [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 18th-19th the Coalition reported “Near Al Qaim, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a VBIED factory.”
For August 19th-20th, the Coalition reported that “Near Al Qaim, one strike destroyed an ISIS supply cache.” And that “Near Rawah, three strikes destroyed two ISIS headquarters, a weapons cache, and a staging area.”

 

August 19th 2017: (I628) القائم Qaem, west of Anbar Province, Iraq
Summary:
Local media sources reported on the death of an unknown number of civilians, after alleged airstrikes on Qeam district in Anbar Province.
The head of the district council, Abdul Karim al-Ani, called on the government to “stop the shelling because it targets the homes of unarmed civilians” and has “led to deaths and injuries”. All sources blamed the US-led Coalition or “government aviation” for the incidents.
At present, Airwars does not have a number of casualties for this incident.
Civilians reported killed: unknown
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources:
Yagien News Agency [Arabic] [Archived], Iraq News Centre [Arabic] [Archived], Baghdad Post [Arabic] [Archived], Baghdadi News Agency [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 18th-19th the Coalition reported “Near Al Qaim, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a VBIED factory.”
For August 19th-20th, the Coalition reported that “Near Al Qaim, one strike destroyed an ISIS supply cache.”

 

August 19th 2017: (S1211) Raqqa الرقة, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
One man named Mohammed Khair Chalwan was killed in an alleged airstrike on Raqqa, according to local media.
Ahmad Shbli directly blamed the Coalition for his death, while other sources referred to an “aerial bombardment”.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RNN [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Raggasecret [Arabic] [Archived], Ahmad Shbli [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 18th-19th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 19 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 fighting positions, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units, destroyed 14 fighting positions, and damaged a tunnel entrance.” And that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”
For August 19th-20th: “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, 36 strikes engaged 22 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions and seven command and control nodes.” That “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed five fighting positions, an IED, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”

Mohammed Khair Chalwan, killed in an alleged airstrike on Raqqa, Aug 19th (via RBSS)

 

August 19th 2017: (S1212) الجزاع Al Hadika Al Bayda, Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
One man, named as Omar al-Kafri, was killed in an alleged US-led Coalition strike in Raqqa, local sources said.
It was reported by Raqqa r_w_b that Omar al-Kafri was struck nearby “the house of his family, beside the Al Hadika Al Bayda while distributing water from the well he had dug with his neighbours”.
All sources tracked held the US-led Coalition responsible for this civilian casualty incident.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @rmediaoffice [Arabic] [Archived], Diralzour and Raqqa Documentation Legal Network [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Ahmad Al Shibili [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Raqqa r_w_b [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 18th-19th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 19 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 fighting positions, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units, destroyed 14 fighting positions, and damaged a tunnel entrance.” And that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”
For August 19th-20th: “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, 36 strikes engaged 22 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions and seven command and control nodes.” That “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed five fighting positions, an IED, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”

Omar Abdul Rahim al-Kafri, Abu Saleh, killed in an alleged Coalition strike on Raqqa, Aug 19th (via Raqqa r_w_b)

August 19th 2017: (S1212a) حي الثكنة al Thakana neighbourhood, Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: Bassam Yousef Zunun
(pictured) was killed in alleged US-Coalition airstrikes, al Thakana neighbourhood, Raqqa city.  Reports of his death arose only twenty days after the incident. Dchrs said he died due to “indiscriminate shelling of coalition forces”, whilst Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently accused the Coalition of “bombing…on the barracks neighbourhood”.
No additional details are available at present.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Dchrs [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position:
For August 18th-19th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 19 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 fighting positions, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units, destroyed 14 fighting positions, and damaged a tunnel entrance.” And that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”
For August 19th-20th: “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, 36 strikes engaged 22 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions and seven command and control nodes.” That “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed five fighting positions, an IED, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”

Bassam Yousef Zunun, killed in an alleged Coalition strike on Al Thakana, Raqqah, Aug 19th (via RBSS)

August 19th 2017: (S1213) Al-Jazza’a village, near Shadadi, Al-Hasakah governorate, Syria
Summary:
In a major civilian casualty incident, between 15 and 41 people reportedly died following an alleged US-led Coalition strike on Al-Jazza’a village. The civilians were leaving Asr prayer at the village mosque when they were hit, local media sources reported. According to Hasaka Rasd and multiple other sources, “the village was not controlled by any military faction and was located on a contact line between Islamic State and Kurdish units”.
The alleged strike resulted in significant material destruction as well as the loss of many lives, Baladi news reported, saying that the mosque was destroyed entirely. Those that died in this event were “buried in a mass grave” in the village, according to local reports.
Most sources put the death toll at 21, though Smart said that at least 15 had died.
According to Iuvmonline, as many as 41 had died. It reported:  “Activists said on Twitter that coalition raids resulted in the deaths of 41 martyrs on the village of Jazaa in the south-eastern province of Hasaka, where coalition aircraft targeted air raids on the village mosque during the Asr prayer on Saturday, which led to dozens of injuries also”.
Some of the victims were named by local media:
Hajj Saleh Al Daham
Fahd Saleh Al Daham
Bandar Saleh Al Daham
Ahmed Saleh Al-Daham, nicknamed Abu “Sen”
Hamid Al Mudhi and his son
Son of Ali Al Mudhhi
Eid Al-Raheel
Two sons of Makhlaf Al-Mudhi
Hamid Al Ahmad Al Jamal
Mohamed El Gamal and his son
Haidar Al Murshed Al Doudieh
The majority of sources tracked blamed the US-led Coalition.

Civilians reported killed: 15-41, including 3 or more children
Civilians reported injured:
12-24
Sources:
Jisirtv [Arabic] [Archived], luvmonline [Arabic] [Archived], Rihab [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi News [Arabic] [Archived], Yemenakhbar [Arabic] [Archived], Zaman Alwasl [Arabic] [Archived], All4syria [Arabic] [Archived], Map News [Arabic] [Archived], Revospring [Arabic] [Archived], Alsouria news [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @shamna_tv [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @IkhwanSyria [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @Watannews [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @MasarPresNet [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @soheb_alhskayi [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi News (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Al-khabour news [Arabic] [Archived], Step News [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Smart news [Arabic] [Archived], SNN [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd (3) [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Al-Hasaka News [Arabic] [Archived], Qasioun News [Arabic] [Archived], Syriahr News [Arabic] [Archived], Syriahr News (2) [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 18th-19th , the Coalition reported: “Near Al Shadaddi, one strike destroyed a fighting position and an IED factory.”
For August 19th-20th: “On Aug. 19, near Al Shadaddi, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

 

August 19th 2017: (S1213a) Dashisha, الدشيشة Hasaka, Al-Hasakah governorate, Syria
Summary:
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported the death of two people following alleged US-led Coalition strikes in Al-Dashisha in southern Hasaka.
According to the single source, “a man and his wife, were killed by bombing by warplanes believes to be related to the International Coalition”.
Civilians reported killed: 2, including 1 woman
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Syriahr news [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Weak, only one source
Coalition position:  For August 18th-19th , the Coalition reported: “Near Al Shadaddi, one strike destroyed a fighting position and an IED factory. “
The Coalition has not publicly reported any strikes near Hasaka for August 19th-20th. It did however note that “”On Aug. 19, near Al Shadaddi, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

 

August 19th 2017: (S1223) الرقة Al Bayatra, Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria

Ammar Al Suliman

Summary: The death of a young man, named Ali Ismail al-Mu’idi, was reported by local media. His death followed an alleged US-led Coalition airstrike on the city of Raqqa. No other details are presently known.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Tweet by @Ahmadshbli [Arabic] [Archived], Ammar Al Suliman posted on Regards of Al – Raqqa Governorate [Arabic], [Archived], Q_Alenzy [Arabic], [Archived], Asharqasouri [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – though few details
Coalition position: For August 18th-19th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 19 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 fighting positions, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units, destroyed 14 fighting positions, and damaged a tunnel entrance.” And that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”
For August 19th-20th: “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, 36 strikes engaged 22 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions and seven command and control nodes.” That “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed five fighting positions, an IED, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”

 

August 19th 2017: (S1213B) Muroor neighbourhood, حي المرور Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
A single source, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, reported that 21 civilians including 12 children from four families died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on a home in the Muroor neighbourhood of Raqqa.
Victims were named as:
Mohammed Ali Hashish

The little girl from the Ali Hashish family – child
Nour al-Ayoun Ali Hashish – child
Ali Mohammed al-Hashish – child
Hussein Al-Ali Al-Hashish
Mahdiah Ibrahim Hashish
Ahmed Hussein Hashish – child
Ismael Hussein Hashish – child
Mustafa Hussein Hashish – child
Ibrahim Hussein Hashish – child
Mohammed Hussein Hashish – child
the girl Fatima Hussein Hashish – child
Ali Hussein Hashish
Badia Hamoud Al Ali
Hassan Hussein Al-Ali Hashish
Hazar Al-Ai
Hussein Hassan Ali – child
A girl from the sons of Hassan Ali – child
Nidal Mohammed
Manar Nidal Mohammed – child
Ibrahim Abdul-Issa Al-Antar
Civilians reported killed: 21, including 12 children
Civilians reported injured:
unknown

Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Weak – currently single source

Coalition position: For August 18th-19th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 19 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 fighting positions, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units, destroyed 14 fighting positions, and damaged a tunnel entrance.” And that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”
For August 19th-20th: “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, 36 strikes engaged 22 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions and seven command and control nodes.” That “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed five fighting positions, an IED, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”

 

August 19th 2017: (S1219) Al Sa’a area, Raqqa الرقة, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: 
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) reported that two civilians died following airstrikes on Raqqa. Ibrahim Ali al-Bakar (born 1954) and his son Khalil Ibrahim al-Bakar (born 1985) were named as the victims. RBSS blamed the US-led Coalition for the incident.
According to a Facebook post by Amer Alywy the father and son were killed with “artillery shelling” near “Al Sa’a”, however all other sources said they died “as as result of bombing” by the US-led Coalition.
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Amer Alywy in wathaika.rakka [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiyapress [Arabic] [Archived], Hnoda4474 [Arabic] [Archived], @AhmadShbli [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair

Coalition position: For August 18th-19th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 19 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 20 fighting positions, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, 20 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units, destroyed 14 fighting positions, and damaged a tunnel entrance.” And that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 18, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”
For August 19th-20th: “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, 36 strikes engaged 22 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions and seven command and control nodes.” That “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed five fighting positions, an IED, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”

Ibrahim Ali al-Bakar, who was killed along with his son in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqa, on Aug 21st, according to RBSS.

 

August 19th – 22nd 2017: (I631) تلعفر Tal Afar, west of Mosu, Nineveh province, Iraq
Summary:
As many as 300 civilians were allegedly killed and injured in Tal Afar over three days of shelling. Information on the number of lives lost was retrieved from local medical sources, who said mostly women and children were killed and wounded.
According to JBC – which said that 300 civilians were killed across two days of fighting – Iraqi sources “have estimated the number of troops attacking Tal Afar is about 40 000, including thousands of the popular mobilization forces of Iran, led by the paramilitary movement backed directly by the Revolutionary Guards”. JBS, along with other sources, pointed to “air and missile strikes” and “aerial bombardment” as the cause of the significant number of civilian casualties. 
Iraqi Spring Media and Omar al Halbusi said that 300 civilians had been “killed and injured”.
It is pertinent to note that these are general civilian casualty numbers, spanning two to three days, therefore this entry may encompass other entries recorded by Airwars.
Civilians reported killed: 150-300, including women and children
Civilians reported injured:
150-300, including women and children
Sources:
Iraq Spring Media Center [Arabic] [Archived], JBC [Arabic] [Archived], Omar Al Halbusi [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Contested – these are general numbers over several days and sources do not say who was responsible.
Coalition position: For August 18th-19th the Coalition reported “Near Tal Afar, three strikes destroyed 24 vehicles, two tunnels, two weapons caches, two front-end loaders, a command and control node, a staging area, an explosives factory, an explosives cache, and a fighting position, and damaged three bridges and two supply routes.”
For August 19th-20th the Coalition reported “Near Tal Afar, four strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed seven rocket systems, two command and control nodes, two mortar systems, a VBIED factory, a supply cache, and a front-end loader.”
For August 20th-21st the Coalition reported “Near Tal Afar, four strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed five rocket-propelled grenade systems, four tunnel entrances, four fighting positions, four VBIEDs, two tactical vehicles, two weapons caches, two supply caches, a command and control node, a medium machine gun, and an anti-tank weapon; damaged five supply routes; and suppressed 32 mortar systems.*On Aug. 19, near Tal Afar, four strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed 14 fighting positions, seven roadblocks, two tunnel entrances, two supply caches, a VBIED facility, an IED facility, a staging area, and an IED.”
For August 21st – 22nd the Coalition reported “Near Tal Afar, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units; destroyed five mortar systems, four supply caches, two vehicles, two VBIEDs, two fighting positions, two recoilless rifles, an ISIS headquarters, and a medium machine gun; and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”
For August 22nd -23rd the Coalition reported “Near Tal Afar, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed eight fighting positions, seven mortar systems, four ISIS-held buildings, two tactical vehicles, two medium machine guns, a vehicle, an anti-air artillery system, a weapons cache, a command and control node, an artillery system, and a supply cache; and damaged four supply routes.”

 

August 20th 2017: (S1214) Traffic Park area of Raqqa الرقة, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Local media sources reported that Ghassan al-Shammati was killed following alleged US-led Coalition airstrike in Raqqa.
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently blamed the US for the attack, whilst Hasaka Rasd referred to “artillery bombardment” as the form of attack.
According to Hnoda4474, the victim died “after the bombing by Coalition aircraft in the area of the traffic park”. The source added that the man was ” a resident of Al-Mansour Street”.
Airwars understands that only the US-led Coalition have access to artillery in Raqqa.
Mr al Shammati’s brother Hassan was also reported to have died of a heart attack, according to Raqqa is Being Slaughtered.
Civilians reported killed: 1-2
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Diralzour and Raqqa Documentation legal Network [Arabic], [Archived], Hnoda4474 [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 19th-20th: “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, 36 strikes engaged 22 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions and seven command and control nodes.” That “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed five fighting positions, an IED, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”
For August 20th-21st the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 21 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two UAS staging areas, two heavy machine guns, a vehicle and an explosives cache.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 20, near Raqqah, Syria, 33 strikes engaged 21 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 41 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, an IED, an ISIS headquarters, two supply caches, ISIS engineering equipment and an ISIS UAS.”

 

August 20th 2017: (S1215) Bedo neighbourhood, حارة البدو Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
In a major civilian casualty event, between 23 and 50 civilians were reported killed and dozens injured in the Bedo neighborhood of Raqqa, local media reported.
In the main, sources estimate the death toll at “more than 40”,however a Tweet by @Q_Alenezy suggested that there could be “more than 50” dead, as people were still trapped under rubble.
The incident was described by some sources, including Step News Agency, as “one of the largest massacres since the start of the battle”. Nearly all sources tracked held the US-led Coalition responsible for the airstrikes and the subsequent loss of civilian life.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights put the death toll at 23. However, most other sources said that up to 40 civilians had died – mostly women and children. Sound and Picture said that 42 had been killed.
Activists that spoke to Smart News said “the bombing targeted a residential building in the Bedu neighbourhood, near Na’im roundabout, which the organization used as a platform for executions, and that bodies were still under the rubble”. The death toll, sources said, is likely to rise due to the people still trapped under the destroyed buildings. 
Local residents were able to save three people who were next to the building, according to a correspondent cited in Sound and Picture.
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently named two victims as:
Met’eb Al-Hammoud (30 years) and Ziad Fawaz Hindawi (26 years old).
The Euphrates Post published a series of photographs of the homes destroyed; the houses of Musa al Mashhadani, Khalil al-Mahbash and Fadel Moussa and Darda.

Civilians reported killed: 23-50, including women and children
Civilians reported injured:
12-24
Sources: 
Syrianpc news [Arabic] [Archived], Jisirtv news [Arabic] [Archived], Almayadeen news [Arabic] [Archived], Raggapost news [Arabic] [Archived], Alsouria news [Arabic] [Archived], Sada4press [Arabic] [Archived], Revospring [Arabic] [Archived], Qasioun News [Arabic] [Archived], Thiqa news [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @MOAZALSHAMY [Arabic] [Archived], Youtube by Sami Al Halabi [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @HadiAlabdallah [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @Q_Alenezy [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @iraqunahnews [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @ShahbaPress [Arabic] [Archived],  Smart news [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Al-Nateq [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Homs News24 [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @AHmad Shbli [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook by Step [Arabic] [Archived], Step News [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam News Network [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 19th-20th: “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, 36 strikes engaged 22 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions and seven command and control nodes.” That “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed five fighting positions, an IED, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”
For August 20th-21st the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 21 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two UAS staging areas, two heavy machine guns, a vehicle and an explosives cache.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 20, near Raqqah, Syria, 33 strikes engaged 21 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 41 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, an IED, an ISIS headquarters, two supply caches, ISIS engineering equipment and an ISIS UAS.”

The aftermath of an alleged Coalition strike on raqqa’s bedo neighbourhood, Aug 20th (via Euphrates Post)

 

August 20th-21st 2017: (S1222) Al-Sakhani, السخاني Raqqa. Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
In a major casualty incident, at least 28 and up to 60 civilians, including many women and children, died following an alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on Al-Sakhani, Raqqa, reports said.
According to Baladi, the strike was near the Al-Hani mosque, while Qasioun reported that one of the strikes hit a building in which civilians were sheltering.

Local media reported that the majority of those killed were from the same family. A Tweet by @AhmadShblii identified eight of the victims as displaced persons from Palmyra.
All sources obtained held the US-led Coalition responsible for the alleged massacre. In addition to the civilians that died, “dozens” were suspected injured.
Albosleh and @LaSyrianNews put the death toll as high as 60.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, who also blamed the Coalition, the 42 civilians killed in the strikes included 19 children.
Local sources listed names of the dead:

1- Ibrahim Al-Wahab (Abu Aboud)
2 – His wife Khadija Al-Sahoo,
female
3 – His son Mohammed Ibrahim Wahab
4 – the girl Tulip Aboud Al Wahab,
female – child
5 – Ali Mustafa Aldham
6 – Sumaya Mustafa Al-Daham,
female
7 – Mustafa Al Daham
8 – Qais Mohammed Al-Sahho Al-Khader
9-Mays Mohammed Al-Sahoo Al-Khader,
female
10-Kholud Mustafa Al-Daham,
female
11 – Rana Hussein Mohammed,
female
12-Thuraya Mustafa Al-Daham – female
13-Ibrahim Khalil Badran
14 – Madonna wife of Abraham,
female
15. Khalil Ibrahim Al-Badran – child
16 – Sama Ibrahim Badran, female
17 – Ali Ibrahim Badran – child
18- Sadiqa Mustafa Dham,
female
19- Ahmed Mohammed Al-Badran
20 – Hamza Mohammed Badran
21- Daham Mohammed Al-Badran
22- Sahar Mohammed Al-Badran,
female
23 – Saja Mohammed Badran,
female
24 – Shamsa Mustafa Al-Daham
(female) and her children
25. Munther Ismail Al-Saeed
26- Aseel Ismail Al-Saeed
27- Sidra Ismail El Said,
female

28- Shahid Abu Aboudabrahim Al Wahab
The date of the event is not yet confirmed, though sources published reports on August 21st and 22nd.
According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights and Euphrates Post, it occurred on August 20th.
Civilians reported killed:
28 – 60, including 9-12 women and 14-19 children.
Civilians reported injured:
12-24
Sources:
Facebook by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @AhmadShbli [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @AhmadShbli (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by RBSS (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rsd [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], Step News [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam News Network [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook by EMC [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Alkhbar [Arabic], [Archived], Orient news [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa Post [Arabic], [Archived], Jisrtv [Arabic], [Archived], Watan [Arabic], [Archived], Enab Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Qasioun [Arabic], [Archived], Al Jazeera [Arabic], [Archived], Madar Daily [Arabic], [Archived], Fresh-syria [Arabic], [Archived], Alaraby [Arabic], [Archived], Radio AlKul [Arabic], [Archived], @hadialbahra [Arabic], [Archived], @LaSyrianNews [Arabic], [Archived], @Ugarit24 [Arabic], [Archived], @TheFreeSyrian [Arabic], [Archived], @raqqa_r_w_b [Arabic], [Archived], Alraqqa ahlna [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], RBSS (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], SN4HR [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 19th-20th: “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.” It additionally added that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, 36 strikes engaged 22 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 29 fighting positions and seven command and control nodes.” That “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, six strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed five fighting positions, an IED, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 19, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”
For August 20th-21st the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 21 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two UAS staging areas, two heavy machine guns, a vehicle and an explosives cache.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 20, near Raqqah, Syria, 33 strikes engaged 21 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 41 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, an IED, an ISIS headquarters, two supply caches, ISIS engineering equipment and an ISIS UAS.”
For August 21st-22nd the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 24 fighting positions, a vehicle, a logistics node and ISIS communications infrastructure.”

Khalil Ibrahim Albadran, killed in an alleged Coalition strike near Al-Hini Mosque, (via RBSS)
‘The women Thuraya, Sumayya, Abtta, Khood, Seddiqa, and Shamsa Mustafa al Daham, killed along with 11 members of their family in International Coalition warplanes missiles fired on al Sakhani alley north of Raqqa city, Aug 20.’ (via SN4HR)
Shahid Abu Aboudabrahim Al Wahab, killed in an alleged Coalition strike on Raqqa (via Sharqiya Voice)

 

August 21st 2017: (I629) تلعفر Tal Afar, West of Mosul, Nineveh province, Iraq
Summary:
Local sources reported that “more than 30” civilians were killed in an “aerial bombardment” on Tal Afar, west of Mosul, Nineveh.
A single source, Omara Al Halbusi, blamed the US-led Coalition for the attack, which he claimed “destroyed houses” and the “civilians inside”.
The other sources tracked by Airwars did not specify any particular faction as the culprit, referring to “shelling”, “aerial bombardment” and “artillery”.
Civilians reported killed: 30
Civilians reported injured:
Unknown
Sources:
Iraqi Spring Media Center [Arabic] [Archived], Omar Al Halbusi [Arabic] [Archived], Omar Al Halbusi (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Iraqi Spring Media Center (2) [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested, only one source specified the US-led Coalition
Coalition position:  For August 20th-21st the Coalition reported “Near Tal Afar, four strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed five rocket-propelled grenade systems, four tunnel entrances, four fighting positions, four VBIEDs, two tactical vehicles, two weapons caches, two supply caches, a command and control node, a medium machine gun, and an anti-tank weapon; damaged five supply routes; and suppressed 32 mortar systems.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 20, near Tal Afar, Iraq, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units; destroyed seven fighting positions, three staging areas, two IEDs, two pieces of ISIS oil equipment, a rocket-propelled grenade system, and a vehicle; and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.” And that “On Aug. 20, near Tal Afar, Iraq, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”
For August 21st-22nd: “Near Tal Afar, three strikes [1-2 British, 1-2 Aus] engaged two ISIS tactical units; destroyed five mortar systems, four supply caches, two vehicles, two VBIEDs, two fighting positions, two recoilless rifles, an ISIS headquarters, and a medium machine gun; and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 21, near Tal Afar, Iraq, five strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit; destroyed 49 vehicles, 21 oil trucks, three front-end loaders, two command and control nodes, and a tank; damaged a supply route; and suppressed five mortar teams.” And that “On Aug. 21, near Tal Afar, Iraq, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”

 

August 21st 2017: (I630)  كركري Karakri village, Tal Afar, west of Mosul Nineveh province, Iraq
Summary:
Between 38 and 40 fighters from the Iraqi Government Army and the Popular Mobilization Militia were killed and others wounded, in an alleged friendly fire incident, after they were said to have been mistakenly struck by US-led Coalition forces.
The convoy was withdrawing from the village of Karakri, Tal Afar when the airstrikes were reportedly conducted. Local sources said that “around 20 military vehicles” were destroyed in the offensive.
Friendly forces reported killed: 38-40
Friendly forces reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Iraqi Spring Media Center [Arabic] [Archived], Iraqi Spring Media Center (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Yagein [Arabic] [Archived], Mohamad Ahmad Ahamad [Arabic] [Archived], Ali Abdullah Haj Hamdu [Arabic] [Archived], Abdul Rahman Khalid [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @Osman_Marwa1 [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @naderbm [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 20th-21st the Coalition reported “Near Tal Afar, four strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed five rocket-propelled grenade systems, four tunnel entrances, four fighting positions, four VBIEDs, two tactical vehicles, two weapons caches, two supply caches, a command and control node, a medium machine gun, and an anti-tank weapon; damaged five supply routes; and suppressed 32 mortar systems.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 20, near Tal Afar, Iraq, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units; destroyed seven fighting positions, three staging areas, two IEDs, two pieces of ISIS oil equipment, a rocket-propelled grenade system, and a vehicle; and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.” And that “On Aug. 20, near Tal Afar, Iraq, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”
For August 21st-22nd: “Near Tal Afar, three strikes [1-2 British, 1-2 Aus] engaged two ISIS tactical units; destroyed five mortar systems, four supply caches, two vehicles, two VBIEDs, two fighting positions, two recoilless rifles, an ISIS headquarters, and a medium machine gun; and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 21, near Tal Afar, Iraq, five strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit; destroyed 49 vehicles, 21 oil trucks, three front-end loaders, two command and control nodes, and a tank; damaged a supply route; and suppressed five mortar teams.” And that “On Aug. 21, near Tal Afar, Iraq, one strike suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.”

 

August 21st 2017: (S1216) Raqqa, الرقة, Raqqa Governorate, Syria
Summary:
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently and other local sources reported that 78 civilians were killed in alleged US-led Coalition and SDF artillery strikes during the past 24 hours on the city of Raqqa. It is important to note that these are general civilian casualty numbers, and could encompass other civilian casualty entries.
Civilians reported killed: 78, however this is a general number
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook post by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], @Wamtimes [Arabic], [Archived], @ShahbaPress [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested – general number
Coalition position: For August 20th-21st, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 21 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two UAS staging areas, two heavy machine guns, a vehicle and an explosives cache.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 20, near Raqqah, Syria, 33 strikes engaged 21 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 41 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, an IED, an ISIS headquarters, two supply caches, ISIS engineering equipment and an ISIS UAS.”
For August 21st-22nd: “Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 24 fighting positions, a vehicle, a logistics node and ISIS communications infrastructure.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, a logistics node, a mortar system, and an anti-air artillery system.” And that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed five ISIS fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

 

August 21st 2017: (S1216a) Raqqa, الرقة, Raqqa Governorate, Syria
Summary:
One civilian, named as Mr. Abdulrahman Al-Sumair, was killed in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqa, according to multiple local sources.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources: 
Ar Raqqa Ahna [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Mostafa Al a’afnan [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – though few details
Coalition position: For August 20th-21st, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 21 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two UAS staging areas, two heavy machine guns, a vehicle and an explosives cache.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 20, near Raqqah, Syria, 33 strikes engaged 21 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 41 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, an IED, an ISIS headquarters, two supply caches, ISIS engineering equipment and an ISIS UAS.”
For August 21st-22nd: “Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 24 fighting positions, a vehicle, a logistics node and ISIS communications infrastructure.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, a logistics node, a mortar system, and an anti-air artillery system.” And that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed five ISIS fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

Mr. Abdul Rahman Mustafa Al-Sumair, killed in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqa, Aug 21st (via Ar Raqqa Ahna)

August 21st 2017: (S1217) Bedo neighbourhood, حارة البدو Raqqa, Raqqa Governorate, Syria
Summary:
In a major casualty event, between 18 and 50 civilians reportedly died and up to 56 more were wounded – many of them women and children – as a result of alleged Coalition airstrikes on Raqqa’s Bedo neighbourhood, local media reported.
According to Baladi, “20 civilians, including women and children, were killed and dozens of people were injured as a result of the bombing of the Al-Badu neighborhood by the international coalition forces in the center of Al-Rigga city.”
The majority of sources put the death count at 18. Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently published graphic images of child victims from the event. It put the death toll at around 20 – as did Sound and Picture, @ShahbaPress and @aghiad_alkhede.
Syrian Press Center said that as many as 40 died and that a residential building had been completely destroyed by the strikes.
Ahmad Shbli put the death toll still higher at 50, while other sources, including Hasaka Rasd, said that as many as 56 civilians were wounded.
Three girls who died in the incident were named by local sources:
1 – Retaj Ahmed Abdul-Sultan
2 – Islam Ahmed Abdul-Sultan
3 – Hadeel Ahmed Abdul-Sultan
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights “documented the death of 42 civilians, including 19 children below the age 18 and 12 women above the age of 19” following alleged Coalition airstrikes “in Al-Sakhani and Al-Badw alleys and Al-Hadiqa Al-Baydaa’ area”.
Civilians reported killed: 18-50, including 3-19 children and 1-12 women
Civilians reported injured:
12-56
Sources:
Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic], [Archived], Barada [Arabic], [Archived], @ShahbaPress [Arabic], [Archived], Q Alenezy [Arabic], @iraqsunahnews [Arabic], [Archived], @aghiad_alkheder [Arabic], [Archived], @soundandpic [Arabic], [Archived], @samidonsy [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], RBSS (2)[Arabic], [Archived], GRAPHIC: RBSS (3) [Arabic], [Archived], GRAPHIC: Mohab Naser  [Arabic], [Archived], Mohab Naser (2) [Arabic], [Archived], GRAPHIC: Ahmad Shbli [Arabic], [Archived],GRAPHIC: Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Enabbaladi [Arabic], [Archived], Facebook post by Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Sound and Picture (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Syriahr [Arabic] [Archived], @AbuMuaazRaqqa [Arabic] [Archived],  Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 20th-21st, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 21 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two UAS staging areas, two heavy machine guns, a vehicle and an explosives cache.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 20, near Raqqah, Syria, 33 strikes engaged 21 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 41 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, an IED, an ISIS headquarters, two supply caches, ISIS engineering equipment and an ISIS UAS.”
For August 21st-22nd: “Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 24 fighting positions, a vehicle, a logistics node and ISIS communications infrastructure.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, a logistics node, a mortar system, and an anti-air artillery system.” And that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed five ISIS fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

GRAPHIC: Child victims following alleged Coalition raids on Raqqa’s Bedo neighbourhood, Aug 21st.

The aftermath of an alleged Coalition raid on Raqqa’s Bedo neighbourhood, Aug 21st (via RBSS)

Children (Retaj Ahmed Abdul-Sultan, Islam Ahmed Abdul-Sultan and Hadeel Ahmed Abdul-Sultan), killed in an alleged Coalition raid on Bedo, Raqqa, Aug 21st.

 

August 21st 2017: (S1218) Central Raqqa , الرقة, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
A whole family of eight people was reported killed in Raqqa as a result of alleged US-led Coalition strikes. The family were displaced persons from the city of Palmyra. Other civilians were suspected injured following the attack. All sources tracked held the US-led Coalition responsible for the incident. 
Syrian Press Center said it was “a result of indiscriminate bombardment” by the “International Coalition and militia forces”. Names of victims were published by multiple local media sources: 
1 – Bassam Alawi Beiruti
2- Manar Hassan Al-Khalaf, “Bassam’s Wife”
3- Yassin Bassam Al-Aliwi
4 – Ali Bassam Al-Aliwi
5- Zahra Bassam Al-Aliwi, child, female
6- Hadeel Bassam Al-Aliwi, child, female
7- Khuloud Bassam Al-Aliwi, child, female
8 – Hassan Khalaf Fateh-Allah  “grandfather”
Civilians reported killed:
8, including 5 children and 1-2 women
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Syrianpc news [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @PalmyraRev1 [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @alhaskaalhadth [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook by Palmyra [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of reporting: Fair

Coalition position: For August 20th-21st the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 21 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two UAS staging areas, two heavy machine guns, a vehicle and an explosives cache.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 20, near Raqqah, Syria, 33 strikes engaged 21 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 41 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, an IED, an ISIS headquarters, two supply caches, ISIS engineering equipment and an ISIS UAS.”
For August 21st-22nd the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 24 fighting positions, a vehicle, a logistics node and ISIS communications infrastructure.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, a logistics node, a mortar system, and an anti-air artillery system.” And that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed five ISIS fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

Eight members of the Al-Aliwi family were named as killed in an alleged Coalition raid on Raqqa, Aug 21st (via Sharqiya Voice)

 

August 21st 2017: (S1221) Hadeeqa Bayda (White Garden), الحديقة البيضاء Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
The death of a whole family was reported by multiple local sources. Abdelhamid Nofal, his wife, three daughters and three grandchildren were reportedly the victims of alleged US-led Coalition bombing near the “White Garden”, Raqqa.
Civilians reported killed: 8, including 1 woman and 3 or more children
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Facebook by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived] RBSS (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Shbli [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa media office [Arabic], [Archived], Watani [Arabic], [Archived], Mahamad Almhimed [Arabic], [Archived], Abutalha968 [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa News [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 20th-21st the Coalition reported *Near Raqqah, 21 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two UAS staging areas, two heavy machine guns, a vehicle and an explosives cache.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 20, near Raqqah, Syria, 33 strikes engaged 21 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 41 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, an IED, an ISIS headquarters, two supply caches, ISIS engineering equipment and an ISIS UAS.”
For August 21st-22nd the Coalition reported *Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 24 fighting positions, a vehicle, a logistics node and ISIS communications infrastructure.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, a logistics node, a mortar system, and an anti-air artillery system.” And that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed five ISIS fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

Abdelhamid Nofal who died with his wife and three daughters and three grandchildren in an alleged Coalition airstrike on the Hadeeqa Bayda (white Garden) area of Raqqa, Aug 21st (via RBSS)

 

August 20th-22nd 2017: (S1224) الرقة Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Between 50 and 118 civilians were killed, including many women and children, in the city of Raqqa in the last 48-72 hours. The sources blamed US-led Coalition airstrikes for the significant number of life lost over the short period. According to @AhmadShbli, seven whole families were part of those killed.
Smart news agency reported “in Raqqa, 50 civilians were killed and about 60 wounded on Tuesday night by an air strike likely to be the international coalition and the gunners of the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) “.
According to Euphrates Post and @kalimahorra1  “most” of the 118 victims killed over a 48 hour period were women and children.
This is a general civilian casualty entry, it may encompass numbers from other incidents.

Civilians reported killed: 50-118, including women and children
Civilians reported injured:
60
Sources:
Facebook by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook by RBSS (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @AhmadShbli [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Smart News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], @Ahmad430Raqqa [Arabic], [Archived], @kalimahorra1 [Arabic], [Archived], @SyriaAgency [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], @almidanco [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested –  general numbers over a 48-72 hour period.
Coalition position: For August 19th-20th, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions.
For August 20th-21st the Coalition reported *Near Raqqah, 21 strikes engaged 14 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two UAS staging areas, two heavy machine guns, a vehicle and an explosives cache.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 20, near Raqqah, Syria, 33 strikes engaged 21 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 41 fighting positions, five command and control nodes, an IED, an ISIS headquarters, two supply caches, ISIS engineering equipment and an ISIS UAS.”

For August 21st-22nd the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 24 fighting positions, a vehicle, a logistics node and ISIS communications infrastructure.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, a logistics node, a mortar system, and an anti-air artillery system.” And that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed five ISIS fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

August 22nd 2017: (S1225) Malahi (Amusement Park) الملاهي Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: A major civilian casualty event in which 40 to 50 or more people reportedly died, and between 60 and 100 people injured, followed US-led Coalition airstrikes in conjunction with artillery shelling, alleged local sources.
The offensive targeted the Malahi (Amusement Park) district of Raqqa City and obliterated a four-storey residential building, where more than 40 civilians were said to be inside. Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, amongst others, said that seven entire families were victims of the attack. Sources described a “crusade of coalition aircraft and artillery #SDF”. Airwars understands that only the Coalition have access to artillery in Raqqa.
Subsequent reports labelled the incident a “horrific massacre” in which “mostly women and children” were killed. Both Smart and Micro News did not mention the US-led Coalition explicitly, but referred to “warplanes” and “artillery” that targeted residential buildings in a collaborative operation. All other sources cited the US-led Coalition directly.
Civilians reported killed: 40-50, including women and children
Civilians reported injured: 60-100, including women and children
Sources: Bof-sy [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @Newsjorf [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook by RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook by RBSS (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by Q_ALenzy [Arabic] [Archived], Orient news [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam News Network [Arabic] [Archived], Manartv News [Arabic] [Archived], Smart News [Arabic] [Archived], Micro News [Arabic] [Archived], Honasaida News [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @24Raqqa [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @MELODY_FM_SYRIA [Arabic] [Archived], Tweet by @alwassat_com [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam News Network (2) [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 21st – 22nd the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 24 fighting positions, a vehicle, a logistics node and ISIS communications infrastructure.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, a logistics node, a mortar system, and an anti-air artillery system.” And that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed five ISIS fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

For August 22nd – 23rd the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 26 fighting positions, an ISIS headquarters, a command and control node, and ISIS engineering equipment.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 22, near Raqqah, Syria, 27 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 27 fighting positions, three IEDs, two command and control nodes, a logistics node, and ISIS engineering equipment.” And that “On Aug. 22, near Raqqah, Syria, seven strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven fighting positions and an ISIS headquarters.” It also later noted that “On Aug. 22, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

The aftermath of an alleged Coalition strike on Raqqa’s Malahi neighbourhood, Aug 22nd (via RBSS)

 

August 22nd 2017: (S1229) Rumaila, الرميلة Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: 
A man was killed and five of his family injured following alleged US-led Coalition strikes on Rumaila, Raqqa. According to Hasaka Rasd and Syrianfreearmy, “his wife and four children injured” in the attack.
Ahmad Shbli reported an “intensive artillery bombardment” of the Al-Badu, Nahda and Rumaila areas of the city, but made no mention of civilian casualties.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
5
Sources:
Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Ahmad Shbli [Arabic], [Archived], Syrianfreearmy [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 21st-22nd the Cohttp://archive.is/N5mSualition reported *Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 24 fighting positions, a vehicle, a logistics node and ISIS communications infrastructure.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, a logistics node, a mortar system, and an anti-air artillery system.” And that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed five ISIS fighting positions.” Also that “On Aug. 21, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”
For August 22nd-23rd: “Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 26 fighting positions, an ISIS headquarters, a command and control node, and ISIS engineering equipment.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 22, near Raqqah, Syria, 27 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 27 fighting positions, three IEDs, two command and control nodes, a logistics node, and ISIS engineering equipment.” And that “On Aug. 22, near Raqqah, Syria, seven strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven fighting positions and an ISIS headquarters.” It also later noted that “On Aug. 22, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

 

August 22nd 2017: (S1228) Various villages south of Shadadi, جنوب الشدادي Hasaka, Al-Hasaka governorate, Syria
Summary:
Airstrikes hit Merkada and the villages of Al-Dushisha, Rakhsh, Al-Zaynat and Al-Fadghmi, in the south of Al-Hasaka, according to local sources. The US-led Coalition was suspected to have conducted the strikes.
Specific casualty numbers are currently unknown, however according to the Al Qaeda-liknked group Tahrir Al Sham, “the International Alliance launched air raids targeting the towns and villages of Markada, Dishisha, Kachkash, Zaynat and Fadghmi in the southern countryside, leading to the fall of a number of martyrs and wounded civilians.”
Hasaka Rasd also said there were reports of civilian casualties but provided no figures.
Civilians reported killed:
1-2
Cvilians reported injured:
1-2
Sources:
Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Syriahr news [Arabic] [Archived] , Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Arabic], [Archived], Masarpress [Arabic], [Archived], Shaam news agency [Arabic], [Archived], Tahrir Al Sham [Arabic], [Archived], SO4HR (2) [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair, though the specifics of the civilian life lost are unknown
Coalition position: For August 21st-23rd the Coalition did not publicly report any strikes near Hasaka.

 

August 23rd 2017: (S1230) Mayadin, الميادين  Deir Ezzor, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:
Six members of the Lafi family were among up to 11 civilians reported killed in air raids on the city of Mayadin, according to local media – though reports were conflicted as to whether the Coalition, the Assad regime or even Russia were responsible.
A Facebook post by Step News Agency holds the US-led Coalition responsible for the attack, however, multiple other sources did not identify the culprit.
Activists for Smart News described an “unidentified aircraft” that targeted a neighbourhood of Mayadeen under the control of the so-called Islamic State Organization. The Smart report also noted that details of the incident were limited, due to the security measures on the internet, imposed by the so-called Islamic State Organization.
According to Shaam News Network, “several civilians houses” were targeted, and local sources said that civilians were wounded but did not give a figure on how many. Some of the wounded were trapped under rubble, according to local reports.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights blamed the regime for the deaths of members of the Al-Lafi family.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, however, it was unclear whether the warplanes responsible for the strike belonged to the Coalition or Russia.
@MOAZALSHAMY and @1thayir put the death toll as high as 11 and blamed “intensive military raids”.
The names of the family killed:
Noor Ragheb Awwad Al-Lafi
Minar Ragheb Awad Al-Lafi
Ahmed Ragheb Awwad Al-Lafi
Amer Ragheb Al-Lafi’s wife Donia Ali Al-Atish
Son of  Amer Ragheb Al-Lafi
Civilians reported killed:
5-11
Civilians reported injured:
1 – however an unknown number expected “under rubble”
Sources:
Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Step [Arabic] [Archived], Smart News [Arabic] [Archived], Facebook post by Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam News Network [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Deirezzor24 [Arabic], [Archived], Almayadeen news [Arabic], [Archived], 7al [Arabic], [Archived], Madardaily [Arabic], [Archived], Radioalkul [Arabic], [Archived], Smart [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Jisrtv [Arabic], [Archived], Qasioun [Arabic], [Archived], JFL [Arabic], [Archived], Zamanalwsl [Arabic], [Archived], @Newsjorf [Arabic], [Archived], @1thayir [Arabic], [Archived], @MOAZALSHAMY [Arabic], [Archived], @DeirEzzor24 [Arabic], [Archived]Shahed _alep [Arabic], [Archived], SN4HR (2) [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 22nd-23rd, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed five ISIS oil stills.
For August 23rd – 24th: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes destroyed three ISIS headquarters and an ISIS-held building.”

Ahmed Ragheb Awwad Lafi, killed along with members of his family in an airstrike on Mayadin. Aug 23rd (via Euphrates Post)

 

August 23rd 2017: (I632) القائم Mahdi school area of Karabla, al Qaim, West of Anbar province, Iraq
Summary:
Five civilians, including three women, were reported killed following airstrikes on Karabla – in particular the Mahdi School was hit. Sources described “heavy shelling of warplanes”, and Yagein Agency referred to “government aircraft” as the perpetrators.
At present it is unclear who was responsible for the incident.
Civilians reported killed: 5, including 3 women
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
The beloved Qaem [Arabic] [Archived], Qaem News [Arabic] [Archived], Yagein Agency [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 22nd -23rd the Coalition reported “Near Al Qaim, three strikes destroyed two ISIS headquarters and two weapons caches.”
For August 23rd – 24th the Coalition reported “Near Al Qaim, one strike destroyed an ISIS headquarters and a weapons cache.”

 

August 23rd 2017: (S1231) Mulla Zaid, الملازيد near Tal Jayer, Hasaka governorate, Syria
Summary:
Twelve civilians were reported killed in an alleged US-led Coalition airstrike near the village of Mulla Zaid, close to Tal Jayer town.
The dozen people who died were travelling in a vehicle, described as a “closed car” or “van”, when they were hit. Zamanalwasl referred to the victims as displaced people though did not mention from where they had fled. The strike reportedly hit an old mill. All sources blamed the US-led Coalition.
Civilians reported killed: 12
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Zamanalwasl [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi News [Arabic] [Archived], @watannews2015 [Arabic] [Archived], @amude_mc [Arabic] [Archived], @alhaskaalhadth [Arabic] [Archived], @soheb19933 [Arabic] [Archived], @AlhaskaVoice [Arabic] [Archived],  Baladi News [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 22nd-23rd the Coalition did not report airstrikes near Hasaka.
For August 23rd-24th the Coalition reported “On Aug. 22, near Al Shadaddi, Syria, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two fighting positions.”

 

August 23rd 2017: (S1231a) Tib Al-Hadeeth, الطب الحديث Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
One civilian male, named as Saddam Mohammed Khalaf Khmeri, was killed in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Tib Al-Hadeeth in the city of Raqqa, according to multiple local sources.
No additional details are presently known.
Civilians reported killed:
1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
@rmediaoffice [Arabic], [Archived], @alhaskaalhadth [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian press center [Arabic], [Archived], Sohib Al Haskawi [Arabic], [Archived], Alhadath agency [Arabic], [Archived], Asharq asouri [Arabic], [Archived], Shabab [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Shibli [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – though few details
Coalition position: For August 22nd-23rd, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 26 fighting positions, an ISIS headquarters, a command and control node, and ISIS engineering equipment.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 22, near Raqqah, Syria, 27 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 27 fighting positions, three IEDs, two command and control nodes, a logistics node, and ISIS engineering equipment.” And that “On Aug. 22, near Raqqah, Syria, seven strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven fighting positions and an ISIS headquarters.” It also later noted that “On Aug. 22, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”
For August 23rd-24th: “Near Raqqah, nine strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed 11 fighting positions and a vehicle.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 23, near Raqqah, Syria, 44 strikes engaged 27 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 77 fighting positions, six ISIS headquarters, three command and control nodes, an explosives cache, a heavy machine gun, and a vehicle.”

 

August 23rd-24th 2017: (S1232) Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Up to 16 civilians died and up to 64 were wounded in alleged Coalition air and artillery strikes in Raqqa between August 23rd and 24th, local media reported. It should be noted that these are general numbers and may encompass other casualty events; moreover, locations of these deaths in Raqqa are currently unclear.
Euphrates Post reported “more than 15 martyrs and dozens injured following 70 air raids and dozens of artillery shells by SDF militias targeting the neighborhoods of the city of Raqqa in the past 48 hours.”

Airwars understands that only the Coalition has access to artillery in Raqqa.According to the Shaam News Network on August 24th, the Coalition carried out 77 air strikes in Raqqa during the past 24 hours.
Civilians reported killed: 15-16
Civilians reported injured:
60-64
Sources:
Smart news agency [Arabic], [Archived], Syrianfreearmy [Arabic], [Archived], Micro Syria [Arabic], [Archived], @Mohab_Naser2 [Arabic], [Archived], @rmediaoffice [Arabic], [Archived], @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Mohab Naser  [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Shbli [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Shbli (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Smart news agency [Arabic], [Archived], Shaam News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested – general numbers over 24 hours
Coalition position: For August 22nd-23rd, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 14 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 26 fighting positions, an ISIS headquarters, a command and control node, and ISIS engineering equipment.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 22, near Raqqah, Syria, 27 strikes engaged 17 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 27 fighting positions, three IEDs, two command and control nodes, a logistics node, and ISIS engineering equipment.” And that “On Aug. 22, near Raqqah, Syria, seven strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed seven fighting positions and an ISIS headquarters.” It also later noted that “On Aug. 22, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”
For August 23rd-24th: “Near Raqqah, nine strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed 11 fighting positions and a vehicle.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 23, near Raqqah, Syria, 44 strikes engaged 27 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 77 fighting positions, six ISIS headquarters, three command and control nodes, an explosives cache, a heavy machine gun, and a vehicle.”

For August 24th-25th:Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 24, near Raqqah, Syria, 41 strikes engaged 33 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, an ISIS headquarters, three vehicles, an IED, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 24, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions, two command and control nodes, and a heavy machine gun.”

 

August 24th 2017: (S1233) Deir ez-Zor governorate, Syria
Summary:
A woman identified as Mrs. Nawal al-Khadr was named as killed in an airstrike on Deir ez-Zor, though sources were conflicted as to who was responsible for her death.
The majority of sources blamed either Russia or the regime, however, Hasaka Rasd and Euphrates Post did not apportion blame.
Civilians reported killed: 1 woman
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources: 
Amer Hwedi [Arabic], [Archived], AhrarDeirEzzor [Arabic], [Archived], DPN [Arabic], [Archived], Shbab [Arabic], [Archived], Derynewsnetwork2 [Arabic], [Archived], Asharqasouri [Arabic], [Archived], DMUO [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 23rd-24th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes destroyed three ISIS headquarters and an ISIS-held building.
For August 24th-25th, “Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes destroyed two ISIS well-heads and a VBIED factory.

 

August 24th 2017: (S1234) al Der’iya neighbourhood of Raqqa city الرقة, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: Nidal Mohammed Shehadeh
and his youngest daughter were killed in suspected US-led Coalition strikes on al Der’iya neighbourhood, west of Raqqa city. Out of the eleven sources collected two did not specify an actor and referred only to “shelling”, whilst nine sources blamed the US-led Coalition.
Civilians reported killed: 2, including 1 child
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], @7UFCmSxd0IUBffH [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], @syrien0 [Arabic] [Archived], @alhaskaalhadth [Arabic] [Archived], Soheb19933 [Arabic] [Archived], alrqqa.ahlna [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], AlhasakaArabea [Arabic] [Archived], Sahbab [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 23rd-24th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, nine strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed 11 fighting positions and a vehicle.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 23, near Raqqah, Syria, 44 strikes engaged 27 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 77 fighting positions, six ISIS headquarters, three command and control nodes, an explosives cache, a heavy machine gun, and a vehicle.”
For August 24th-25th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 24, near Raqqah, Syria, 41 strikes engaged 33 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, an ISIS headquarters, three vehicles, an IED, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 24, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions, two command and control nodes, and a heavy machine gun.”

Nidal Mohammed Shehadeh and his youngest child were reportedly killed in shelling of the al Der’iya neighborhood, west of Raqqa city, Aug 24th (via RBSS)

 

August 25th 2017: (S1236) Raqqa الرقة, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Civilian male Khalil Al-Faraj Shu’aib, who was nicknamed “Al Sayed” was killed in alleged US-led Coalition strikes on Raqqa.
At present there is no further information on this incident: the entry will be updated when new details arise.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], @24Raqqa [Arabic] [Archived], @raqqa_r_w_b [Arabic] [Archived], @AbuMuaazalraqqa [Arabic] [Archived], Mohamad.othman.7503 [Arabic] [Archived],@asharqasouri [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair, though few details
Coalition position: For August 24th-25th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 24, near Raqqah, Syria, 41 strikes engaged 33 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, an ISIS headquarters, three vehicles, an IED, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 24, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions, two command and control nodes, and a heavy machine gun.”
For August 25th-26th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 20 fighting positions, two logistics nodes, two command and control nodes, a VBIED, an ISIS UAS, a vehicle, and an ISIS headquarters; and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 25, near Raqqah, Syria, 31 strikes engaged 18 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 11 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, five vehicles, and three heavy machine guns.” And that “On Aug. 25, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node and two fighting positions.”

 

August 25th 2017: (S1237) حارة البدو, Al Bedou neighborhood, Raqqa الرقة Raqqa governorate, Syria

Khalil Mustafa al-Jasim al-Ba’zij (via Raqqa is Being Slaughtered)

Summary: At least one civilian was killed by suspected US-led Coalition airstrikes on Al Bedou neighbourhood, Raqqa.
Mohamad.othman.7503 posted photographs on Facebook of extensive material destruction on the “health, housing – Hawara School District”, whilst other sources published graphic photographs of civilians who were reported killed.
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered later reported “The death of Khalil Mustafa al-Jasim al-Ba’zij as a result of the bombing by coalition airforce al Badou neighbourhood  last Saturday.”
Civilians reported killed: 1 or more
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
GRAPHIC: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], @7UFCmSxd0IUBffH [Arabic] [Archived], @7UFCmSxd0IUBffH (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Mohamad.othman.7503 [Arabic] [Archived], GRAPHIC: Alllamimohammeed [Arabic] [Archived], GRAPHIC: Mona Al Katami [Arabic] [Archived], RBSS (2) [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 24th-25th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 24, near Raqqah, Syria, 41 strikes engaged 33 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, an ISIS headquarters, three vehicles, an IED, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 24, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions, two command and control nodes, and a heavy machine gun.”
For August 25th-26th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 20 fighting positions, two logistics nodes, two command and control nodes, a VBIED, an ISIS UAS, a vehicle, and an ISIS headquarters; and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 25, near Raqqah, Syria, 31 strikes engaged 18 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 11 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, five vehicles, and three heavy machine guns.” And that “On Aug. 25, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node and two fighting positions.”

GRAPHIC: Dead bodies following an alleged Coalition strike on Raqqa’a Bedou neighbourhood, Aug 25th (via Alllamimohammeed )

August 25th 2017: (S1238) Various neighbourhoods (National Hospital and the vicinity of Naim roundabout, and Al-Amasi street), Raqqa الرقة, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Local media reported “artillery shelling” targeted the National Hospital and the vicinity of the roundabout Naim and Al-Amasi Street in Raqqa City.
Sources referred to “news of martyrs” but did not list the number or details of alleged civilian casualties.
Airwars understands that only the US-led Coalition have access to artillery in Raqqa.
See also S1240.

Civilians reported killed: 2 or more
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Al Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Shabab [Arabic] [Archived], Mohammad Al Abdallah [Arabic] [Archived], Kahtan Alassaf [Arabic] [Archived], Alragga ahnla [Arabic] [Archived], Sohib al Hasskawi [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa RWB [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya.voice [Arabic] [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair, most sources referred to use of artillery
Coalition position: For August 24th-25th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 24, near Raqqah, Syria, 41 strikes engaged 33 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, an ISIS headquarters, three vehicles, an IED, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 24, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions, two command and control nodes, and a heavy machine gun.”
For August 25th-26th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 20 fighting positions, two logistics nodes, two command and control nodes, a VBIED, an ISIS UAS, a vehicle, and an ISIS headquarters; and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 25, near Raqqah, Syria, 31 strikes engaged 18 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 11 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, five vehicles, and three heavy machine guns.” And that “On Aug. 25, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node and two fighting positions.”

 

August 25th 2017: (S1239) الفدغمي , Al-Fadghami, Al Hasaka City, Hasaka governorate, Syria
Summary:
Two or three civilians were killed in alleged US airstrikes close to Al-Fadghami village near Hasaka City. Yusuf Ali al-Shawoush (12 years) and Hassan Ali al-Hamoud (55 years), and one unidentified person, were reportedly shepherds who were herding their flock when the airstrikes hit. According to local sources around 130 sheep were also killed in the event.
A correspondent with Al-Khabour “said that the international coalition aircraft launched an air raid on the villages, targeting three missiles… which resulted in the deaths of the shepherds.” All sources hold the US-led Coalition responsible for the attacks.
Civilians reported killed: 2-3, including 1 child
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Al Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Alkhabour [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], @TAHRIR_ALSHAM [Arabic] [Archived], @MasarPressNet [Arabic] [Archived], Siralal7skawi [Arabic] [Archived], Hassakeh24 [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair, though no Coalition strikes reported
Coalition position: For August 24th-25th the Coalition reported “Near Al Shadaddi, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”
For August 25th-26th the Coalition publicly reported no strikes in the vicinity.

Photo of Mr Hassan Ali Al-Hamoud, killed in an alleged Coalition strike close to the Al-Fadghami village in Hasaka City, Aug 25th (via Euphrates Post)

 

August 25th 2017: (S1240) المشفى الوطني ,Al Mashfa Al Watanai (National Hospital) , Raqqa الرقة, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Sources initially reported three people were killed following alleged US-led Coalition air strikes on Al Watani Hospital in Raqqa. Subsequent reports identified nine victims.
Mohammad Jom’a al Taha (b.1951), an agricultural engineer, and two of his sons, Osama Jom’a al Taha and Abdullah Mohammed Jumah al-Taha were killed in the offensive on central Raqqa. According to sources the family were displaced people from Deir al-Zour Governorate. Syrianpc referred to the use of “artillery shelling” by the International Coalition, as did multiple other local media sources. The majority of sources hold the US-led Coalition responsible for the attack, or cited the use of artillery. Airwars understands that only the Coalition have access to artillery in Raqqa.
The Al-Subeeh family were also listed as killed in the attack on Raqqa city, however sources did not specify whether they were also near Al Watani Hospital. The victims of the family were named by sources:
Ammar Hussein Al-Subeeh
His wife Khadija Ayoub Al-Abd
Bdour Ammar Al Subeeh
Dalal Ammar Al Subeeh
Hala Ammar Al Subeeh
See also S1238.
Civilians reported killed:
8
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianfreearmy [Arabic] [Archived], @Mohab_Naser2 [Arabic] [Archived], @syrien0 [Arabic] [Archived], alrqqa-ahlna [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa Here [Arabic] [Archived], Oqba Matar Matar [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic] [Archived], @EuphratesPost [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Mohab Naser [Arabic] [Archived], @Ahmadshbli [Arabic] [Archived], Deir Free [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], @AHmadShibli [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 24th-25th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 24, near Raqqah, Syria, 41 strikes engaged 33 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 33 fighting positions, an ISIS headquarters, three vehicles, an IED, an anti-air artillery system, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 24, near Raqqah, Syria, 11 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions, two command and control nodes, and a heavy machine gun.”
For August 25th-26th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 20 fighting positions, two logistics nodes, two command and control nodes, a VBIED, an ISIS UAS, a vehicle, and an ISIS headquarters; and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 25, near Raqqah, Syria, 31 strikes engaged 18 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 11 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, five vehicles, and three heavy machine guns.” And that “On Aug. 25, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node and two fighting positions.”

 

August 26th 2017: (S1241) Raqqa الرقة, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Civilian male Hussein Mohammed Ali, who was also nicknamed “Abu Sobhi”, was killed as a result of US-led Coalition airstrikes on Raqqa, local media reported.
All tracked sources held the US-led Coalition responsible and referred to “bombing by the international coalition aircraft”.
There is limited information on the location of the incident, however the entry will be updated when details arise.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
@syrien0 [Arabic] [Archived], Alrqqa.ahlna [Arabic] [Archived], RNN [Arabic] [Archived], Al Haska Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], @Ahmadshibli [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 25th-26th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 20 fighting positions, two logistics nodes, two command and control nodes, a VBIED, an ISIS UAS, a vehicle, and an ISIS headquarters; and suppressed an ISIS tactical unit.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 25, near Raqqah, Syria, 31 strikes engaged 18 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 11 fighting positions, two command and control nodes, five vehicles, and three heavy machine guns.” And that “On Aug. 25, near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node and two fighting positions.”
For August 26th-27th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 18 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed 14 fighting positions, six logistics nodes, and three vehicles.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 26, near Raqqah, Syria, 22 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 21 fighting positions.” And that “On Aug. 26, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed five fighting positions.”

Hussein Mohammed Ali” nicknamed Abu Sobhi, killed in an alleged Coalition raid on Raqqa, Aug 26th (via @syrien0)

August 26th 2017: (S1242) Mayadin الميادين Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:
Civilians were reported killed in a suspected US-led Coalition airstrike on the city of Mayadeen.
It remains unclear how many people were harmed in the attack which reportedly struck a vehicle on the outskirts of the town. According to sources the car was “carrying detainees” of the so-called Islamic State organisation, who were captured for “compulsory recruitment”.
Civilians reported killed: 2 or more
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Step [Arabic] [Archived], Nabil.alafasy [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Weak – effectively single source.
Coalition position: For August 25th – 26th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes destroyed four ISIS oil stills and a well-head.”
For August 26th – 27th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes destroyed four pieces of ISIS oil equipment and damaged an ISIS bridge.”

 

August 27th 2017: (S1244) Raqqa, الرقة, Raqqa governorate, Syria

One of the young children reported killed in shelling on Raqqa, August 28th 2017 (via Sharqiya Voice)

Summary: Two infants, Hamza al-Mousa and Mohammed al-Mousa were reported killed along with their mother Raham al-Makhlaf after “bombing” and “shelling” of Raqqa City.
A Tweet by @AhmadShibli blamed the US-led Coalition for the attack, however the majority of other sources did not specify an actor. The city of Raqqa was reportedly “besieged by International Coalition aircraft” at the time of the incident.
Civilians reported killed: 3, including one woman and two infants
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Soheb19933 [Arabic] [Archived], Alrqqa.ahlna [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa RWB [Arabic] [Archived], Ashaqaouri [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Shabab [Arabic] [Archived], @AhmadShbli [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], @alhaskaalhadth [Arabic] [Archived], @sahel199111 [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 26th-27th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 18 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed 14 fighting positions, six logistics nodes, and three vehicles.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 26, near Raqqah, Syria, 22 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 21 fighting positions.” And that “On Aug. 26, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed five fighting positions.”
For August 27th-28th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five logistics nodes, three vehicles, three ISIS headquarters, two VBIEDs, and two command and control nodes” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 27 near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 20 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two anti-aircraft artillery systems, and two logistics nodes.” And that “On Aug. 27, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two fighting positions.”

 

August 27th 2017: (S1245) Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria

Mohammed Abdul Rahim al-Kafri, killed in a strike on Raqqa, Aug 27th (via Hasaka Rasd)

Summary: One civilian male named Mohammed Abdul Rahim Al-Kafri was reported killed following “bombing on the city of Al Raqqa”. The specific location of the incident is presently unknown. One of the sources tracked – blogger Ahmed Shbili – said the “international coalition” were the culprits, whilst other sources ojnly refered to general bombardment of the city.
Civilians reported killed:
1
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Alrqqa.ahlna [Arabic] [Archived], Diralzour and Raqqa Documentation Network Legal [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], @AhmadShbli [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 26th-27th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 18 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed 14 fighting positions, six logistics nodes, and three vehicles.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 26, near Raqqah, Syria, 22 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 21 fighting positions.” And that “On Aug. 26, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed five fighting positions.”
For August 27th-28th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five logistics nodes, three vehicles, three ISIS headquarters, two VBIEDs, and two command and control nodes.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 27 near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 20 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two anti-aircraft artillery systems, and two logistics nodes.” And that “On Aug. 27, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two fighting positions.”

 

August 27th 2017: (S1246) Fardous, الفردوس Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: Five family members of a ‘Kazakh ISIS fighter’ (a woman, three sons and a daughter) died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Fardous in Raqqa, according to local media.
Smart reported that “a local source told Smart that the family was made up of a woman and three sons, and including a girl. The father, a member of the organization [IS] was still fighting against the Syrian Democratic Forces (Qusd) on the city’s Traffic Street.”
According to Beirut Press and Smart, the fighter and his family were originally from Kazakhstan.
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered also later noted the death of Yusra Rabea al-Kaji, who it said had “died a result of an earlier air strike by the coalition aircraft on Al-Fardous neighborhood in the city of Raqqa.”
Civilians reported killed: 
6, including 1 woman and 4 children
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Micro Syria [Arabic], [Archived], Beirut Press [Arabic], [Archived], Smart news agency [Arabic], [Archived], Smart (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Ar Raqqa Al Maydanya [Arabic], [Archived], RNN [Arabic], [Archived], @24Raqqa [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 26th-27th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 18 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed 14 fighting positions, six logistics nodes, and three vehicles.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 26, near Raqqah, Syria, 22 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 21 fighting positions.” And that “On Aug. 26, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed five fighting positions.”
For August 27th-28th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five logistics nodes, three vehicles, three ISIS headquarters, two VBIEDs, and two command and control nodes.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 27 near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 20 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two anti-aircraft artillery systems, and two logistics nodes.” And that “On Aug. 27, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two fighting positions.”

Destruction at Fardous – an image posted by Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently on August 27th

August 27th – September 1st 2017:  (S1246a) Mosque Al-Ansar, جامع الأنصار Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
The death of between one and three people was reported by local media sources, following alleged US-led Coalition strikes on the city of Raqqa.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights “documented the death of three people after the bombing of downtown Raqqa by International Coalition aircraft”, though did not provide details of the civilians reported killed.
Two other sources identified one victim of the strikes, a young man named Ahmed Mohammed Al-Saeed, who was located near the Mosque Al-Ansar when he was killed. All sources said the US-led Coalition was responsible for the attacks.
While most reports of the casualties emerged on September 1st, the Facebook site Documentary of Victims of Ar Raqqa said Mr al Saeed died on August 27th.
Civilians reported killed: 1-3
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], @AhmadShbli [Arabic] [Archived], Syriahr [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic], [Archived], Aamer Alywy posted on Documentary of victims of Ar Raqqa group [Arabic], [Archived], SHRC [Arabic], [Archived], Asharq asouri [Arabic], [Archived], Alraqqa Al Mayadnya [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position:  For August 31st – September 1st the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 15 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 10 fighting positions, three logistics nodes, two vehicles and a command and control node.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 31, near Raqqah, Syria, 13 strikes engaged five ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions, three command and control nodes and a tunnel.”
For September 1st-2nd, “Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed 16 fighting positions, three logistics nodes, two command and control nodes, and a VBIED.” It additionally reported that “On Sept. 1, near Raqqah, Syria, 12 strikes engaged five ISIS tactical units and destroyed four command and control nodes, four logistics nodes, three fighting positions, three VBIEDs, and two heavy machine guns.” And that “On Sept. 1, near Raqqah, five strikes engaged five ISIS tactical units.”

 

August 27th 2017: (I633) تلعفر Eyathia, Tal Afar, West of  Mosul, Nineveh province, Iraq
Summary:
A major civilian casualty event took place in Tal Afar, West Mosul province, following an aerial bombardment, local media said.
“Dozens” were killed according to witnesses, including entire families of mostly women and children it was reported. The local media organisation Kurdistan24 said that as many as 59 families had died in an attack it blamed on the Iraqi government. Others placed the death toll at around 70.
Activists Omar Al Habusi and Abdulaziz Afgani made an “urgent” call to “international human rights organizations” to expose what they described as a “heinous crime”. The two sources said that the civilians killed were displaced people and they asserted that Iraqi Government Forces (which they also blamed) had therefore broken the laws of war.
A subsequent tweet by @AEJKHaill published graphic photographs of children killed following the raid. The source blamed the US-Coalition and the Iraqi Army, and said “this is the #US backed #Iraq Army and it’s Shiia militias meaning of “liberation”. @AEJKHaill described the incident as “pure terrorism”.
Civilians reported killed: 40-150 (59 families including women and children alleged killed)
Civilians reported injured:
30
Sources:
Kurdistan24 [Arabic] [Archived], Omar Al Halbusi [Arabic] [Archived], Abdulaziz Afgani [Arabic] [Archived], @AEJKHaill [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For August 26th – 27th the Coalition reported *Near Tal Afar, three strikes destroyed three ISIS-held buildings, two vehicles and a fighting position.” It additionally stated that “On Aug. 26, near Tal Afar, Iraq, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two medium machine guns, two VBIEDs, two command and control nodes, a weapons cache, and a fighting position.”
For August 27th – 28th the Coalition reported *Near Tal Afar, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed three fighting positions.” It additionally stated that “On Aug. 27, near Tal Afar, Iraq, five strikes engaged five ISIS tactical units and destroyed six fighting positions, three vehicles,  two mortar systems, two weapons caches, two VBIEDS, a staging area, a heavy machine gun, an ISIS-held building and a command and control node.”


August 27th 2017: (S1248) Central Ar Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Local sources reported that ten civilians – including up to six children and four women and two men from one family – were killed following alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes in central Raqqa City.
The strike reportedly struck or targeted a building in which the the Al-Shakran family were sheltering. The family were displaced persons from Tadmur near Palmyra. Sources named them as:
Mohammed Ali Al-Shakran
Faris Hussein Al-Shakran
Mahmoud Hussein Al-Shakran
Fatima Salim Al-Shakran –
female
Mona Salim Al-Shakran
– female
Ahmed Mohammed Al-Shakran
Ibrahim Mohammed Al-Shakran
Asmaa Mohammed Al-Shakran
– female
Kasem Mohammed Al-Shakran
Fatima Mohammed Al-Shakran
– female

Syrianpc said it believed the US-led Coalition had conducted 133 air raids between 25th-27th August on Raqqa City, and blamed the Coalition for the attack that killed the Al-Shakran family. All sources documenting the incident asserted that the US-led Coalition was responsible.

Civilians reported killed: 10 including 3-6 children and 2-4 women
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Human-voice [Arabic] [Archived], Gate.ahram [Arabic] [Archived], Rfsmediaoffice [Arabic] [Archived], @Raqqa_SL [Arabic] [Archived], @Mohammad_kheder [Arabic] [Archived], @aghiad_alkheder [Arabic] [Archived], Aljazeera [Arabic] [Archived], @MOAZALSHAMY [Arabic] [Archived], @soundandpic [Arabic] [Archived], Soheb19933 [Arabic] [Archived], Alrqqa.ahlna [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Mohab Naser [Arabic] [Archived], Palmyra [Arabic] [Archived], @AhmadShbli [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Syriarh [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 26th-27th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 18 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed 14 fighting positions, six logistics nodes, and three vehicles.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 26, near Raqqah, Syria, 22 strikes engaged 15 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 21 fighting positions.” And that “On Aug. 26, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes destroyed five fighting positions.”
For August 27th-28th, “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five logistics nodes, three vehicles, three ISIS headquarters, two VBIEDs, and two command and control nodes.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 27 near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 20 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two anti-aircraft artillery systems, and two logistics nodes.” And that “On Aug. 27, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two fighting positions.”

 

August 28th 2017: (S1247) Tarif, لطريف Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:
One named civilian died and others were wounded in airstrikes on Tarif in the western suburbs of Deir Ezzor, according to local media – though sources were conflicted as to whether the Coalition, the Assad regime or Russia were to blame.
Step News Agency blamed the Coalition and said that white phosphorous was used. It named one victim as Mohammed Ramadan Habash, adding that three houses were destroyed in the strike.The victim was also named by @DeirEzzor24 and Hasaka Rasd
However, The majority of sources (Fresh Syria, Smart News and Micro Syria) pointed towards the regime.
According to Micro Syria, “the aircraft bombed at dawn today the houses of civilians in the town under the control of the Islamic State, killing civilians and wounding others. Sources did not specify the number of deaths, but noted the destruction of three houses completely.”

But Jisrtv and Baladi said that the strikes was likley carried out by Russian warplanes.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
2 or more
Sources:
Jisrtv [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi ]Arabic], [Archived], Micro Syria [Arabic], [Archived], Fresh Syria [Arabic], [Archived], Step news [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Press Center [Arabic], [Archived], @SalamaAlhussein [Arabic], [Archived], @DeirEzzor24 [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Smart News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested – allegations againgst Coalition, the regime and Russia.
Coalition position: For August 27th-28th, the Coaltion reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed seven ISIS oil stills.
For August 28th-29th: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an explosives facility and a weapons cache.” and “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS front-end loader.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 28, near Dayr Az Zawr, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS chemical weapons cache.”

Destruction of civilian homes following airstrike in Tarif, August 28th.

 

August 28th 2017: (S1249) Hadiqa Bayda, الحديقة البيضاء Raqqa city, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Between 12 and 18 civilians were reported killed, and others wounded, following US-led Coalition airstrikes near the Hadiqa Bayda (The White Garden), in Raqqa City.
The Syrian Network for Human Rights documented 12 civilian casualties, whereas the majority of other sources reported 17 or 18 killed, including women and children.
The air raid reportedly struck an apartment building, which led to significant material destruction and the bodies of those killed were reportedly “under the rubble”. According to Thiqa News, there was “difficulty moving the debris and the bodies due to continuous bombardment and lack of resources”.
There is some contestation regarding the specific location of the incident. Shaam News Network claimed Al Hadika Al Bayda’a was in the Wanda neighbourhood, whereas all other sources cited the Hadiqa Bayda area. The US-led Coalition was cited as the culprit by all sources.
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered later posted images of what it said was the destruction of the Mecca tower in the vicinity, while the Syrian Observatory later reported that “The SOHR documented the death of 23 persons, including 11 children and 3 women, as a result of shelling by the International Coalition warplanes that targeted Al-Raqqah center. Their bodies have been recovered and identified by their relatives and it turned out that most of them belong to the same family.”
Civilians reported killed: 12-23 including 3 women and 11 children
Civilians reported injured:
2 or more
Sources:
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Mohab Naser [Arabic] [Archived], @AhmadShbli [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Step [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network For Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam News Network [Arabic] [Archived], Thiqa Agency [Arabic] [Archived], Sawarim [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Sadaalshaam [Arabic] [Archived], Micro [Arabic] [Archived], Akhbarlibya [Arabic] [Archived], @24Raqqa [Arabic] [Archived], @raqqa_r_w_b [Arabic] [Archived], @Ninoanna5 [Arabic] [Archived], Shahed-ayan [Arabic] [Archived], @Q_Alenezy [Arabic] [Archived], @SALELASAWAREME [Arabic] [Archived], Radioalkul [Arabic] [Archived], RBSS (2) [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 27th-28th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five logistics nodes, three vehicles, three ISIS headquarters, two VBIEDs, and two command and control nodes.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 27 near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 20 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two anti-aircraft artillery systems, and two logistics nodes.” And that “On Aug. 27, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two fighting positions.”
For August 28th -29th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 12 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, a logistics node and a VBIED.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 28, near Raqqah, Syria, 46 strikes engaged 32 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two VBIEDs, a UAS, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 28, near Raqqah, Syria, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions.”

Destruction at the Mecca Tower in Hadiqa Bayda (Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently)

 

Around August 28th-29th 2017: (S1253) Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
One young male civilian, named as Fahad al-Shuaib, was killed in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqa, according to local media.
The date of the event and his death was unclear, though reporting on August 31st, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently said he died “a few days ago”.
Civilians reported killed: 1, possibly below aged 17
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Shbli [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – though date of event unclear.
Coalition position: For August 27th-28th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged 13 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 19 fighting positions, five logistics nodes, three vehicles, three ISIS headquarters, two VBIEDs, and two command and control nodes.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 27 near Raqqah, Syria, 24 strikes engaged 20 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 22 fighting positions, two anti-aircraft artillery systems, and two logistics nodes.” And that “On Aug. 27, near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two fighting positions.”
For August 28th – 29th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 12 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, a logistics node and a VBIED.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 28, near Raqqah, Syria, 46 strikes engaged 32 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two VBIEDs, a UAS, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 28, near Raqqah, Syria, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions.”

Fahad Shuaibi, killed in an alleged Coalition raid on Raqqa (via RBSS)

 

August 29th 2017: (S1250) Al Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
Local media reported on the death of 8 civilians, including one woman in various parts of Raqqa City. The news came after the US-led Coalition, in alliance with the SDF, was alleged to have carried out “airstrikes” and “artillery” shelling on the city controlled by so-called Islamic State. There are no details available at present on the number of wounded civilians.
Abdel Fattah Mustafa El Hassoun
Hussein Mustafa El-Hassoun
Youssef Al-Sha’ban
Imad Ibrahim Al-Khader
Hana’a Emad Ibrahim Al-Khader, F
Amjad Ahmed Taha Al-Suwairi
Mohammed Ayman Sweiri
Ahmad Taha Al-Omar Al-Suweiri
There was discrepancy regarding civilians identified in the list. Amjad Ahmed Taha Al-Suwairi, Mohammed Ayman Sweiri and Ahmad Taha Al-Omar Al Suweiri, were documented in a subsequent report by @Raqqa24. The Tweet stated they died in an aerial offensive, also suspected to have been carried out by the Coalition two days earlier, on August 27th.
One man named Adnan al-Mubarak Abo Ghadab was also killed in the attack according to local media, though he was not documented as part of the list other sources distributed.
All sources said the US-led Coalition was responsible, they referred to an “aerial bombardment” combined with “artillery”. Airwars understands that only the Coalition have access to artillery in Raqqa.
Correspondence Airwars made with RBSS revealed the eight civilians reported killed were situated in various neighbourhoods of Raqqa, the identity of victims was unable to be matched with exact locations.
Civilians reported killed: 8, including 1 woman
Civilians reported injured:
Unknown
Sources:
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], @AhmadShbli [Arabic] [Archived],@AhmadShbli (2) [Arabic] [Archived], @AhmadShbli (3) [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived],Hasaka Rasd (2) [Arabic] [Archived], @Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Smart [Arabic] [Archived], Jisirtv [Arabic] [Archived], @AhmadShbli (3) [Arabic] [Archived], Syriahr [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of reporting:
Fair

Coalition position: For August 28th – 29th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 12 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, a logistics node and a VBIED.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 28, near Raqqah, Syria, 46 strikes engaged 32 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two VBIEDs, a UAS, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 28, near Raqqah, Syria, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions.”
For August 29th – 30th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 46 strikes engaged 30 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 66 fighting positions, five heavy machine guns, five vehicles, three medium machine guns, three anti-air systems, three ISIS communications lines, two command and control nodes, an ISIS headquarters, a weapons cache, an ISIS staging area, a VBIED, damaged eight fighting positions and suppressed two heavy machine guns.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 29, near Raqqah, Syria, 16 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, a VBIED, a heavy machine gun, and a command and control node.”

 

August 29th 2017: (S1251) Haramieh neighbourhood of Raqqa city, الحرامية Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary:
In a reported friendly fire event, as many as 15 members of the SDF were alleged killed following a mistaken strike by the US-led Coalition in Haraymieh neighbourhood, Raqqa.
At present there is no further information regarding the detail of the incident.
Friendly fire reported killed: 15
Friendly fire reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Step [Arabic] [Archived], Step (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 28th – 29th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 12 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, a logistics node and a VBIED.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 28, near Raqqah, Syria, 46 strikes engaged 32 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two VBIEDs, a UAS, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 28, near Raqqah, Syria, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions.”
For August 29th – 30th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 46 strikes engaged 30 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 66 fighting positions, five heavy machine guns, five vehicles, three medium machine guns, three anti-air systems, three ISIS communications lines, two command and control nodes, an ISIS headquarters, a weapons cache, an ISIS staging area, a VBIED, damaged eight fighting positions and suppressed two heavy machine guns.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 29, near Raqqah, Syria, 16 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, a VBIED, a heavy machine gun, and a command and control node.”

 

August 29th 2017: (S1252) Sooq Al-Hall سوق الهال Raqqa, Raqqa governorate, Syria
Summary: Local media reported a family of five, including children and three women, were killed following US-led Coalition airstrikes, near the market in Sooq Al-Hall, Raqqa.
The child, Saleh Fawaz Ahmad al Abdullah (pictured), and his family were killed afters “Coalition warplane missiles fired on the old al Hal Market area south of Raqqa City” according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights. Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently listed the names of the family:
Saleh Fawaz al-Ali
Haj Ahmed Al – Abdullah Al – Alwan
The daughter of Fawaz Ahmed Al – Abdullah, F
The daughter of Awad Al – Abdullah Al – Ali, F
Wife of Oud Al – Abdullah Al – Ali, F
All sources attributed the attack to the US-led Coalition.
Civilians reported killed: 5, including one child and three women
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Smart [Arabic] [Archived], Jisirtv [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi [Arabic] [Archived], Al-Manar [Arabic] [Archived], @Shamna [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Aboosleh [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 28th – 29th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 12 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, a logistics node and a VBIED.” It additionally reported that “On Aug. 28, near Raqqah, Syria, 46 strikes engaged 32 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 37 fighting positions, two VBIEDs, a UAS, and a command and control node.” And that “On Aug. 28, near Raqqah, Syria, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed five fighting positions.”
For August 29th – 30th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 46 strikes engaged 30 ISIS tactical units and destroyed 66 fighting positions, five heavy machine guns, five vehicles, three medium machine guns, three anti-air systems, three ISIS communications lines, two command and control nodes, an ISIS headquarters, a weapons cache, an ISIS staging area, a VBIED, damaged eight fighting positions and suppressed two heavy machine guns.” It was additionally reported that “On Aug. 29, near Raqqah, Syria, 16 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units and destroyed nine fighting positions, a VBIED, a heavy machine gun, and a command and control node.”

Saleh Fawaz Ahmad al Abdullah, repoertedly killed with four members of his family in an alleged Coalition strike on Sooq Al-Hall market, Raqqa, Aug 29th (via SN4HR)

 

August 30th 2017: (S1254) T2 near the Syrian-Iraqi border المحطة الثانية قرب الحدود السورية العراقية, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: According to multiple local sources one man, Fadi Mohammed Eid al-Sokhn, died in an alleged Coalition airstrike. A source quoted by the Palmyra Coordination Committee asserted strikes targeted “a civilian car he was traveling near the second station T2 near the Iraqi-Syrian border yesterday.”
The source added: “It is worth mentioning that the Coalition announced the targeting of a convoy of elements in the countryside of Deir Ezzor near the place mentioned at the same time.”
In a later update the source added that the strike “targeted civilian cargo vehicles belonging to people from Palmyra, near the second T2 station T2 at the Iraqi-Syrian border. One driver was killed and his car burned and others were slightly injured. The raid did not target any convoy or ISIS element.”
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: 2 or more
Sources: Palmyra Coordination Committee (1) [Arabic] [Archived], Palmyra Coordination Committee (2) [Arabic] [Archived] , Palmyra Coordination Committee (3)[Arabic], [Archived], Al Hasaka Rasd [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 29th-30th, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, four strikes destroyed six ISIS oil stills, five oil storage barrels, a front-end loader, a fuel truck and damaged an ISIS supply route.”
For August 30th-31st, “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed eight ISIS oil stills and damaged five supply routes.“

 

 

August 30th 2017: (I634) القائم Near Eastern Renaissance school, Al Qaim, West of Anbar province, Iraq
Summary:
Local media reported on the death of civilians following alleged US-Coalition airstrikes on Al Qaiem District.
According to Yagein, “the aircraft…launched raids targeting residential neighbourhoods and the school of the Eastern Renaissance. The sources added that the bombing caused the destruction of a number of houses..resulting in deaths and injuries of civilians”. All sources said the US-led Coalition was responsible for the attack.
Specifics regarding civilian casualties are currently unknown.
Civilians reported killed: 2 or more
Civilians reported injured:
2 or more
Sources:
Yagein [Arabic] [Archived], Arabic Center for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Omar Alhalbusi [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For August 29th – 30th the Coalition reported “Near Al Qaim, one strike destroyed two front-end loaders and an ISIS fuel truck.”
For August 30th-31st, “Near Al Qaim, one strike destroyed an ISIS headquarter.

 

August 30th 2017: (S1255)  الحوايج al Hawaij, Deir Ezzor, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Five civilians, including two women and three children, died in airstrikes carried out by unknown aircraft on the al Hawaij village in Deir Ezzor Governorate, alleged local sources. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights and the Euphrates Post listed those killed:
Mrs. Nuria Al Shalash Al Yahya (wife of Salih Al Salloum Al Abbas) [F]
The child Farah Khader Al Saleh Al Abbas [F]
The child Nur al-Huda Ibrahim Saleh Al Abbas [F]
The Child Saleh Ibrahim Al Abbas
Mrs. Suad wife of Ibrahim Saleh Al Abbas,[F]
The US-led Coalition was not attributed to the attack; sources referred to “bombing by warplanes” and “airstrikes” however they did not identify the culprit. According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights more civilians were expected injured following the incident.
Civilians reported killed: 5, including 2 women and 3 children
Civilians reported injured: Unknown
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested – unknown aircraft
Coalition position: For August 29th-30th, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, four strikes destroyed six ISIS oil stills, five oil storage barrels, a front-end loader, a fuel truck and damaged an ISIS supply route.”
For August 30th-31st, “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed eight ISIS oil stills and damaged five supply routes.“

 

August 31st 2017: (S1259) صغير شامية  Sagheer Shamiya, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:
Three or more civilians died in an airstrike on Sagheer Shamiya, according to local media – though reports were conflicted as to whether the Coalition, Russia or the regime were responsible for the event.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that between two and three people were killed following an aerial offensive in Deir Ezzor Governorate. Initially the SOHR said that three “persons” were killed in the West of Deir Ezzor, a later report said that two civilians, a man and a woman were killed. The SOHR did not specify who was to blame. Airwars will update the entry when new information arises regarding the civilians killed; the death toll is expected to rise due to “several injured people in serious conditions”.

According to Asharq alsouri, three members from “the family of Hamdah were killed in a strike, though the source didn’t identify the culprit.
Obeid Al-Hamdah was named by SHRC as a victim. The source blamed the Coalition.Huraira Nasser Al-Abdullah was named as a victim by DPN who blamed “the bombing of the regime’s airliner and its Russian occupier”.
Huriat Al-Nasser Al-Abdullah was named as a further victim by DeirEzzor24.
Civilians reported killed: 3, including one woman and one man
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources:
Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR)  [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], DeirEzzor24 [Arabic], [Archived], Deirezzor [Arabic], [Archived], SPM Syria [Arabic], [Archived], SO4HR (2) [Archived], Asharq alsouri [Arabic], [Archived], DPN [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested – allegations against Coalition, Russia and regime
Coalition position: For August 30th-31st, “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed eight ISIS oil stills and damaged five supply routes.“
For August 31st – September 1st the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units, destroyed five tactical vehicles and a machine gun, and damaged a bridge.”