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

Written by Airwars Staff on November 6, 2017


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

Listed below are all known reports for November 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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November 2017

November 1st 2017: القائم Al Qaim, Anbar province, Iraq
Summary:
Omar Al Halbusi stated that the raids carried out by the Coalition resulted in the death of 45 civilians and left dozens of people injured.
Yaqein also reported on the aircraft and artillery bombing, indicating that the “indiscriminate shelling of residential areas” took place in the center of Al Qaim. The news agency put the death toll between 45 and 50 civilians, but did not identify the culprit.
The Association of Muslim Scholars in Iraq quoted a press source indicating the death of 45 civilians and dozens injured.
Civilians reported killed: 45-50
Civilians reported injured:
12-24

Sources: Omar Al Halbusi [Arabic] [Archived], Yaqein [Arabic] [Archived], Yaqein (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Association of Muslim Scholars in Iraq [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 31st-November 1st, the Coalition reported that “Near Al Qaim, four strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and damaged an ISIS supply route and destroyed a command and control node, a weapons cache, an ISIS headquarters and a vehicle.”

For November 1st-2nd: “Near Al Qaim, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit, destoying two ISIS vehicles and an encampment.”

 

 

November 1st 2017: (S1456) قرية الهري  al Harri village, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Euphrates Post reported that “artillery shelling from the Iraqi side on the village of Al-Harri killed an old woman and a young woman from the  Hilou saleh al Mashouh family and Mohammad Al-Hizam Al Ammash“.
Al araby, also blaming shelling by Iraqi forces, put the death toll at three including two women.
Eldorar added: “local media sources said that the Iraqi army targeted the town of Harri in front of the Iraqi border with a number of artillery shells, killing three people, including two women, one elderly.”
Deir Ezzor 24, also blaming “artillery shells from the Iraqi side” put the death toll t three with dozens more wounded.
Civilians reported killed: 3, including 2 women
Civilians reported injured:
2-24
Sources:
Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Al araby [Arabic], [Archived], Eldorar [Arabic], [Archived], Qasioun [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Press Center [Arabic], [Archived], Deir Ezzor 24 [Arabic], [Archived], Obaidahalabdul [Arabic], [Archived], Madar Daily [Arabic], [Archived], 7al [Arabic], [Archived], Deir Ezzor 24 [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested – all sources point to Iraqi army
Coalition position: For October 31st-November 1st, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS training center. Near Dayr Az Zawr, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighing positions and an ISIS vehicle and suppressed a fighting position.”

For November 1st-2nd: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS vehicle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units, destroying a fighting position and damaging a line of communication.”

 

November 1st 2017: (S1457) السويعية al Suwei’yia village, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:  Three civilians died in an airstrike on al Suwei’yia village, according to local media.
Euphrates Post didn’t say who was responsible for the airstrike, though Al Araby and Syrian Press Center blamed shelling by Iraqi forces.
According to Alaraby, “three civilians, including two women, were killed and three others were killed by an Iraqi air strike”. 7al added that 12 were also wounded in the incident.
Eldorar said that it was unknown whether the warplanes belonged to the Iraqi army or to the Coalition. It also put the death toll at three. 

Civilians reported killed: 3, including 2 women
Civilians reported injured:
12
Sources:
Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Al araby [Arabic], [Archived], Eldorar [Arabic], [Archived], Alaraby [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Press Center [Arabic], [Archived], 7al [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For October 31st-November 1st, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS training center. Near Dayr Az Zawr, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighing positions and an ISIS vehicle and suppressed a fighting position.”

For November 1st-2nd: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS vehicle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units, destroying a fighting position and damaging a line of communication.”

 

November 1st 2017: (S1458) بلدة السيال al Sayyal, Abu Kamal, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Between three and six civilians died in an airstrike on the home of Mohammed al-Shabib Abu Jassim, according to local media – though sources were conflicted as to whether the US-led Coalition or the Iraqi air force or Russia were to blame.
According to Eldorar, “The sources said that in conjunction with the artillery shelling there were airstrikes, though it is unknown whether the planes belonged to the international coalition or the Iraqi army. They carried out air raids targeting the area of ​​Sayyal and killed five people”.
But according to 7al, Russian warplanes carried out the attack, conducting nine raids on civilian homes which killed six non-combatants and injured 18 others. Deir Ezzor24 also pointed towards Moscow, as did Baladi.
Euphrates Post didn’t identify the culprit of the airstrikes but listed the following victims:
Mohammed al-Shabib Abu Jassim – the owner of the house which was struck

Mohammed al-Kamil al-Faraj, from the city of Mohsin
Abdullah Al-Hitroush, from the town of Sayyal
Ahmed Naoum al-Nakheel – child
A child from Sayal town
A displaced man from the town of Albuqmal in the town of Sayyall from Nakhaylan family.
Civilians reported killed: 3-6, including 1-2 children
Civilians reported injured:
18
Sources:
Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Eldorar [Arabic], [Archived], JFOngo [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Halab Today TV [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (3) [Arabic], [Archived], Qasioun [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Press Center [Arabic], [Archived], Deir Ezzor 24 [Arabic], [Archived], Madar Daily [Arabic], [Archived], 7al [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (4) [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: For October 31st-November 1st, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS training center. Near Dayr Az Zawr, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighing positions and an ISIS vehicle and suppressed a fighting position.”

For November 1st-2nd: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS vehicle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units, destroying a fighting position and damaging a line of communication.”

Mohammed al-Shabib Abu Jassim, killed in an airstrike on Sayyal, Nov 1st.

Ahmed Naoum al-Nakheel, killed in an airstrike on Sayyal, Nov 1st (via Euphrates Post)

November 1st/2nd 2017: (S1459) البصيرة al Busayrah, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Two named civilians died and up to 23 others were wounded in an airstrike on al Busayrah, according to local media – though sources were conflicted as to whether the Coalition or Russia were to blame.
Baladi , Jisr    Sharqiya Voice all blamed the Coalition.

Victims were named as:
Aboud Talib Dawood Hassan Al Ali Ahmad Al Khalid
The cousin of Martyr Abdul Muttali
Euphrates Post reported “the martyrdom of the young man Abdul Muttalib Mohammed Hassan Al-Ali and the injury of his cousins: Abdul Qadir Taleb al-Hassan (critical injury), Yasser Abdul Samad Al Hassan and Abd al-Shafi Saleh al-Hassan. All casualties were the result of air strikes targeting the house of Abdul Samad Dawood al-Hassan”.
However 7al blamed Russia for carrying out six raids, putting the death toll at “two young people” and injury of 23 more. 
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured:
4-23
Sources: Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Jisr [Arabic], [Archived], Jisrtv [Arabic], [Archived], Deir Free [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Deir Free (2) [Arabic], [Archived], 7al [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], 7al [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: For October 31st-November 1st, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS training center. Near Dayr Az Zawr, seven strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighing positions and an ISIS vehicle and suppressed a fighting position.”
For November 1st-2nd: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS vehicle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units, destroying a fighting position and damaging a line of communication.”
For November 2nd-3rd:Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS line of communication. Near Dayr Az Zawr, six strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed an ISIS line of communication, a VBIED factory and an ISIS headquarters.

‘Photo of the martyr Aboud Talib Dawood Hassan Al Ali Ahmad Al Khalid, who was killed by the raids on the city of Basra’

 

November 2nd 2017: (S1460) السكرية al Sukkariya, Deir Ezzor, Syria
Summary: Four civilians – two women and two girls – died in airstrike on al Sukkariya, local media reported. It was unclear who was responsible, though one source attributed the event to Russia.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, “four citizen women including two child girls were killed as a result of bombing by the warplanes on areas in Al-Sokkariyeh village in the countryside of Al-Bokamal city in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor during the past 24 hours”.

However, according to Baladi, Russia was responsible. It put the death toll at “two women and two children”.
Jisrtv didn’t say who carried out the strikes.
Civilians reported killed: 4, including 2 women and 2 girls
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources: Jisrvtv [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: For November 1st-2nd the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS vehicle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units, destroying a fighting position and damaging a line of communication.”
For November 2nd-3rd: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS line of communication. Near Dayr Az Zawr, six strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed an ISIS line of communication, a VBIED factory and an ISIS headquarters.”

 

November 2nd 2017: (S1461)السيال al Sayyal, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Several civilians – possibly a woman and a child – died in an airstrike on al Sayyal, according to local media – though sources were conflicted as to whether this was the work of the US-led Coalition or Russia.
Al Hall pointed towards the Coalition, putting the death toll at one with nine more wounded.
Victims were named as the wife of Mohammed Aboud al-A’war and her daughter.
According to the Our Bukamal facebook page, “warplanes targeted the eastern town of Sayyal this morning targeting the homes of al A’war killed the wife of Mohammad al Abboud al A’war and his sister and a child”.

However, Baladi attributed the event to Russia, reporting the death of “a woman and her daughter”.
Civilians reported killed: 1-2, including 1 woman and 1 child
Civilians reported injured:
9
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Our Bukamal facebook [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hal [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: For November 1st-2nd the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS vehicle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units, destroying a fighting position and damaging a line of communication.”
For November 2nd-3rd: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS line of communication. Near Dayr Az Zawr, six strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed an ISIS line of communication, a VBIED factory and an ISIS headquarters.”

 

November 2nd 2017: (S1462)الصالحية al Salhiya, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Up to 23 civilians, reportedly including two families, died  and “a large number” more were injured in airstrikes on al Salhiya in Deir Ezzor, according to local media – though sources were conflicted as to whether this was the work of the US-led Coalition, Russia or the Assad regime.
Euphrates Post reported “21 martyrs and a large number of wounded as a result of strikes that targeted the houses of civilians in the town of Salhiya in al Kamal countryside on Thursday noon. The raids targeted the municipality building and the house of Majid al-Issa and the house of Turki al-Qahayt and the shops of A’raj Al-Shamluk at the main road and the police station.” The source named the following victims but didn’t identify the warplanes responsible for their deaths.

Sobhi Al Samluk from two of his daughters
Ismail al Obeid
Mousa Al-Humaidan Al-Attawi
The son of Nihad al-Taha
The son of Hisham al-Mousa, “in addition to 15 people from two displaced families from outside the town of Salhiya”.
Other sources named the child Fawaz Muammar Fawaz al-Madi as a further victim. The Martyrs of the city of Al-A’shara – Diralzur facebook page said that he died from shrapnel wounds. 

Reporting by the Syrian Network for Human Rights was confused. It issued two reports on November 6th. In the first, it blamed “suspected Russian warplanes” for the deaths of “at least 10 civilians, including 2 girls”. But a second report said that the child Fawaz Muammar Fawaz al-Madi was killed by a warplane belonging to the regime.
The Syrian Press Center, didn’t identify the warplane responsible, but also named the above victims plus 19 people “from two displaced families in the town of Salhiy”. The source went on to say “it is noteworthy that the forces of the regime and the militias began a military campaign in the south-east of the southern province of Deiralzur with Russian air cover to control the region.”
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights laid the blame with the Coalition, saying that the strikes killed “10 citizens at least including a man and his two child girls”.
However, Baladi, Radio Al Kul and Al Araby al Jadid blamed Russia, with Al Araby al Jadid noting that “all the [21] dead belonged to three families, including two families were displaced earlier to the town”.
Al Hall, also reporting that the Coalition was responsible, provided some more detail reporting that “Abu Ayman al-Ali, an activist from the eastern countryside of Deir al-Zour, told Al-Hal, that the international coalition ‘targeted civilian houses in the village of Salhiya in the countryside with more than 17 raids, killing 21 civilians, mostly women and children, including two families displaced from outside the village.'”
Civilians reported killed: 10-23, including 2 children
Civilians reported injured:
10
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Our Bukamal facebook page [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], 7al [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Press Center [Arabic], [Archived], Radio Alkul [Arabic], [Archived], Al Araby al Jadid [Arabic], [Archived], The Martyrs of the City of Al A’shara facebook page [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], SN4HR (2) [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested – allegations against Coalition, Russia and the regime.
Coalition position: For November 1st-2nd the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS vehicle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units, destroying a fighting position and damaging a line of communication.”
For November 2nd-3rd: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS line of communication. Near Dayr Az Zawr, six strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed an ISIS line of communication, a VBIED factory and an ISIS headquarters.”

‘Fawaz Ammar al Madi, from al Ashara city in Deir Ez-Zour governorate eastern suburbs, killed as Syrian regime warplanes missiles fired on al Salhiya town in Deir Ez-Zour, on November 2, 2017’

November 2nd 2017: (S1463) منطقة الزر al Zir area in Hajeen town, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: One man, named as Turki al-Hamad al-Hawam, died and his child was wounded in a casualty event in the al Zir area in Hajeen town, local media reported – though it was unclear whether the casualties were caused by an airstrike or a rocket.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights pointed towards the Coalition. 

Baladi, however, said “the town was hit by a number of rockets and killed a man and wounded others.”
The Our Bukamal facebook page reported “the death of Turki Hamad Al – Hawamah by shelling on Hajeen  and the injury of his child”. It added that the shelling targeted “the house of Sawadi al-Habadi and the house of Khudair al-Salbi and the led to the injury of Ibn Khudair al-Salbi. The shelling also focused on the public street close to the shops of Al-Omair.”
Euphrates Post published  a video (see below), showing panic and screaming at the moment that warplanes reportedly struck. The voice over refers to “indiscriminate shelling”.

Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
1-2
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Our Bukamal facebook page [Arabic], [Archived],
Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], Al Manar [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For November 1st-2nd the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS vehicle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units, destroying a fighting position and damaging a line of communication.”
For November 2nd-3rd: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS line of communication. Near Dayr Az Zawr, six strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed an ISIS line of communication, a VBIED factory and an ISIS headquarters.”

‘Deir Ezzor countryside – the moment warplanes targeted the town of Hajeen’ [Nov 2nd]

November 2nd 2017: (S1464) معبر المراشدة  al Mrashda river crossing, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Up to five civilians died in an airstrike on the al Mrashda river crossing in Deir Ezzor, local media said – though sources were conflicted as to whether the Coalition or Russia were responsible.
According to Al Hall, the Coalition “targeted the water crossing in the town of Al Mrashda in  rural Bu Kamal also, killing one man and three children and wounding four others, most of them in critical condition”.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that it was “unknown” whether the planes belonged to the Coalition. 

However, Baladi said that Russia was . It said that five people died and others were wounded. Alaraby also pointed towards Moscow.
But the Syrian Network for Human Rights blamed the regime, putting the death toll at four. 
Victims were named as Ali al-Saleh al-Hanashul and his son Hassan from al-Safafneh and the son of  Muhammad al-Awad al-Dulaymat.
A number of other sources didn’t identify the warplanes that carried out the attack. 

Civilians reported killed: 3-5
Civilians reported injured:
2
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], 7al [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], SO4HR (2) [Archived], Alaraby [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: For November 1st-2nd the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS vehicle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units, destroying a fighting position and damaging a line of communication.”
For November 2nd-3rd: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS line of communication. Near Dayr Az Zawr, six strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed an ISIS line of communication, a VBIED factory and an ISIS headquarters.”

 

November 2nd 2017: (S1465) الباغوز al Baghouz, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Four civilians died in an airstrike on al Baghouz, according to local media. While most sources pointed towards the Coalition, one said that it was unclear whether Russia had been responsible.
According to Al Hal, “Coalition forces also raided al-Bagouz village in the same countryside, killing four civilians and injuring more than 20 others, mostly women and children”.
Euphrates Post also blamed the Coalition, reporting that “there were four deaths and a number of wounded, with a whole family are still under the rubble, following  a terrible massacre as a result of air strikes believed to be by the International coalition”. The source named victims as:
Sulaiman Saleh al Obeid al Khalaf
The child Hassan Ali al-Aboud
Ali Saleh al-Obeid, “in addition to a number of charred bodies and a whole family who are still under the rubble at the home of  Eid al-Daham.”
Al bukamal is Being Slaughtered reported a bombing on “the house of
Riad Mohammed al-Daham al-Rahbi.” It proceeded to say: “We received news that they had in their house a  guest Saleh Obeid al Khalaf al Marsoumi and he died under the rubble with the family.”
However, according to Al Bukamal news, it was “unknown whether the bombing was by Russia or the Coalition.”
Civilians reported killed: 4, including 1 child
Civilians reported injured:
20
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived],  Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hal [Arabic], [Archived], Al bukamal is Being Slaughtered [Arabic], [Archived], Bashir [a self- described  journalist] [Arabic], [Archived], Al Bukamal news facebook page [Arabic], [Archived], Radio Alkul [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested Russia – most sources point towards the Coalition, though one says that is was unclear whether Russia or the Coalition carried out the strike.
Coalition position: For November 1st-2nd the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS vehicle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units, destroying a fighting position and damaging a line of communication.”
For November 2nd-3rd: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS line of communication. Near Dayr Az Zawr, six strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed an ISIS line of communication, a VBIED factory and an ISIS headquarters.”

Suleiman Al – Saleh Al – Obeid, killed in an alleged Coalition airstrike  on Al Baghous, Nov 2nd (via Euphrates Post)

November 4th 2017: (S1466) البصيرة Al Busayra or al Basira, Deir Ezzor, Syria
Summary: Six named civilians including one woman died in an airstrike on al Basira, local media said.
Marsad al Hassaka reported the death of “Mohammad Manadi al Sha’aran known as Baj’eeb“. The source said that he died “in front of the Grand Mosque in Al-Basira, as a result of the air raids”. In a second report, the same source named “Ahmed Mahmoud Hassan al-Abd known as Tahmir Abu Jakouk” as another victim of a strike, though neither report apportioned blame.
According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “at least two civilians were killed as International Coalition warplanes fired missiles on al Basira city in Deir Ez-Zour governorate eastern suburbs, on November 4, 2017”.
Both Almanar and Radio Alkul – who put the death toll at four – also blamed the Coalition.
Syrian Press Center, who didn’t apportion blame, named the following victims:
Abdul Qadir Talib Daoud Al-Hassan Al-Ali

Mustafa Nuri Ahmed al Douda
The Engineer Abdulmutallab Dawood Al Hussein
Ms. Reham Ismail Hamadi Al-Obeid
Images published by Free Deir Ezzor Radio reportedly show the SDF “controlling the mountain of al Basira”, indicating that they were fighting for control of Basira.
Civilians reported killed: 6, including 1 woman
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources: Marsad al Hassaka [Arabic], [Archived], Marsad al Hassaka (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], Syrian Press Center [Arabic], [Archived], almanar [Arabic], [Archived], Radio alkul [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – at least two sources blame the Coalition, though images published by Free Deir Ezzor Radio indicates that the SDF were fighting for control of al Basira.
Coalition position: For November 3rd-4th, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit destroyed an ISIS tactical vehicle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed an ISIS transport vehicle, an indirect fire weapon, a crew-served machine gun, and two defensive fighting positions.”
For November 4th-5th: awaiting report.

This image published by Deir Ezzor Radio reportedly shows the SDF in control of al Basira.

November 5th 2017: (S1467) al Subha  الصبحة  , Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Three civilians including two brothers died in an airstrike on al Subha, local media said – though it was unclear who was responsible.
According to Al Sharq news “intense” raids by the Coalition were occurring in the area.
Euphrates Post named two victims (brothers) as:
Hammadi Turk Al Ghadhban

Aboud Turki al-Ghadhban
According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights and Al Natek , they were killed by regime warplanes.
Al Hal, however, blamed Russia, reporting that planes carried out “more than eight raids, killing two displaced men from the town of Mosul and injuring 13 others in additional to demolishing a large number of houses”.
Deir Ezzor 24 reported “the Deir al-Azur military council and the forces of SDF took control of the village of Subha in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor”.
A third victim was named as Nu’man Hamoud al-Hunaidi by Marsad al Sharqiya. The source said that he died as a result of shelling. He was also named by SPC, who blamed the Coalition for his death.
Civilians reported killed: 3
Civilians reported injured:
13
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Al Sharq news [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], Al Hal [Arabic], [Archived],
 A political observer [Murakeb Siassi] [Arabic], [Archived], Marsad al Sharqiya [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Deir Ezzor 24 [Arabic], [Archived], AlNatek [Arabic], [Archived], Al Sharq News [Arabic], [Archived], Marsad al Sharqiya [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], SPC [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested – allegations against Coalition, regime and Russia
Coalition position: For November 4th-5th, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two ISIS-held buildings, a command and control node, a weapons cache and an ISIS motorcycle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed four fighting positions, two lines of communication, three ISIS vehicles, two fighting positions, a VBIED and an explosive hazard.”
For November 5th-6th: “Near Abu Kamal, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three ISIS missiles. Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes destroyed an ISIS line of communication and a fighting position.”

 

November 8th 2017: (S1469) حريزة Harizah village, near  البصيرة al Basirah [or al Busaiyrah] town, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Up to seven civilians died in an airstrike on the village of Harizah, local media said – though it was unclear whether the Coalition or Russia were to blame.
According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, “six civilians died in a bombing on the village of Harizah, though it was unclear whether the warplane responsible belonged to the Coalition”.
However, Eldorar reported that Russia carried out strikes “targeting the vicinity of the town of Qouriya and the village of Hariza”, killing seven non-combatants.
Euphrates Post said that “a man displaced  from al-Sabha town as a result of a military air strike” on the village. A later report blamed the Coalition for the death of four civilians and named them as:
Farhan al – Sayyah and his uncle [his mother’s brother]
Qadeef  al-A’ttallah Abu A’ref
One of the displaced people from the town of Al Subha
Free Deir Ezzor Radio also blamed the Coalition.
Civilians reported killed: 4-7
Civilians reported injured:
2
Sources: Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Eldorar [Arabic], [Archived], Abdel Qader Jammo [Kurdish journalist] [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Free Deir Ezzor Radio [Arabic], [Archived], Smart News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Shaam [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: For November 7th-8th, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed a command and control center. Near Dayr Az Zawr, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a tactical vehicle and an explosive hazard.”

 

November 8th 2017: (S1470) Abu Kamal, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Three civilians including one woman died in a airstrike on Abu Kamal, according to local media. The victims were named by multiple sources as:
Mrs. Rokaya Ali Alda’as Al Salama

The young man  Musa’ab Mousa Eid Al Abdullah al Nijm
The young man Mohammad Ziyad al Hilal
Only one source, Palmyra Revolution Coordination, alleged that the Coalition carried out the attack. The other sources didn’t apportion blame.

Civilians reported killed: 3, including 1 woman
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources: Palmyra Revolution Coordination [Arabic], [Archived], Palmyra Deaths Page [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic], [Archived], MAF Human Rights Organisation in Syria [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested

Coalition position: For November 7th-8th, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed a command and control center. Near Dayr Az Zawr, four strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed a tactical vehicle and an explosive hazard.”

Musa’ab Mousa Eid Al Abdullah al Nijm, killed in an alleged Coalition strike on Abu Kamal, Nov 8th (via Palmyra Revolution Coordination)

November 11th 2017: (S1471) Al Duaij   الدعيج  Tel-Shayer, تل شاير    Hasaka governorate, Syria
Summary: Up to 15 civilians died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Al Duaij, according to local media.
Alkhabour reported “the international Coalition targeted a civilian car in the village of Al-Duaij in the town of Tal al-Jayr east of al-Shadadi, killing one civilian and wounding the others seriously.” SNN, Masar Press, Baladi and Syrian Press Center also blamed the Coalition.
Syria Press Center provided more detail, reporting that “the village of Al-Duaij in the southern countryside of Al-Hasakah yesterday evening was subjected to air raids from the international coalition aircraft which resulted in a massacre that killed 15 martyrs and wounded civilians from the family of Al-Sinjar and Al-Azzou.”
Hasaka Rasd named the following as killed: “children of Majid al-Sinjar, Children of Fadel Al-Ezzo“.
According to Zaman al Wasl, “the activist Mohammed al-Khader told  Zaman al-Wasl that  15 people were killed and wounded as a result of aerial bombardment of the village of Duaij east of the area of ​​Tel Shayerr near the border crossing of Tal Safouk”.
Huseein Mortada, also blaming the Coalition reported that 15 civilians were “killed and injured”.
Step News agency put the death toll at 15.
Civilians reported killed: 1-15
Civilians reported injured:
2-8
Sources: Alkhabour [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Al shadadi Media Centre [Arabic], [Archived], Zaman al Wasl [Arabic], [Archived], Eldorar [Arabic], [Archived], Huseein Mortada [journalist] [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd (2) [Arabic], [Archived], SNN [Arabic], Masar Press [Arabic], Baladi [Arabic], Syrian Press Center [Arabic], 

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For November 10th-11th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, seven strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and damaged a heavy machine gun.”
For November 11th-12th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, four strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units.”

‘Pictures showing the remains of civilians scattered by the bombing of international coalition aircraft for a civilian car near the village of # Duaij of the town of # Tal_Shayer east of Al-Shaddadi’ , Nov 11th (via Hasaka Rasd)

November 11th 2017: (S1472) رجم الصليبي Rajim al Salibi, Deir Ezzor
governorate, Syria

Summary: Five civilians including paramedics died and “many” more were wounded in an alleged Coalition airstrike which reportedly struck an ambulance in Rajim al Salibi, local media said. Sources said that the victims were killed as they attempted to help those who wounded in incident S1471 (listed above) in Al Duaji. 
According to Alkhabour, “during an attempt to aid the wounded [from the event in Al Duaji] and take them to a medical point in Rajim Al-Salibi, aircraft bombed the ambulance at the checkpoint (Al-Salibi). This led to the death of five civilians, who were named as Fadel Al-Ezzo, Bader Fadhal Al-Ezzo, Abdul Majid Alsnagar, Abdul Ghafur Abdul Majid Al-Sinjar, Omar Aldolf).”
Zaman al Wasl blamed the Coalition, as did Hasaka Rasd, who also named the above victims. This source added that “the car, which helped them to cross the Al Salibi crossing  was targeted again by a drone plane and so far no one has been able to reach to the bodies”.

Eldorar, also attributed the event to the Coalition, reporting that “during an attempt to rescue the wounded, the coalition forces attacked the ambulance again near the Rujm al-Sulaybi checkpoint, resulting in a second massacre that killed five paramedics and civilians.”
Baladi, also blaming the Coalition, said that “three paramedics and two drivers” died.
Civilians reported killed: 5
Civilians reported injured:
10
Sources: Zaman al Wasl [Arabic], [Archived], Alkhabour [Arabic], [Archived], Hasaka Rasd [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human (SN4HR) [Archived], Eldorar [Arabic], [Archived], SNN [Arabic], Masar Press [Arabic], Baladi [Arabic], Syrian Press Center [Arabic], 

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For November 10th-11th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, seven strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and damaged a heavy machine gun.
For November 11th-12th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, four strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units.”

November 10th/11th 2017: (S1473) رجم الصليبيwater crossing between Al-Sha’afa  الشعفة  and الرمادي al Ramadi, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: A single source, Euphrates Post, reported that the following six civilians died in an airstrike on Al-Sha’afa water crossing:
Salah Hamad Al-khulyawi

Hisham Mash’an Al-Shaji
Bassam Ghaleb Al-Shaji
Ahmed Awad Akash al-Kharamit
Waleed Hamad Awad Al Kharamit
Abdullah Mohammed al-Hassan al-Badawi
The source didn’t say who was responsible.
However, Khafafeesh al Zalam reported that Russia carried out raids on the town on November 11th, killing two civilians.
Civilians reported killed: 6
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived],
 Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, Khafafeesh al Zalam  [account called the Night Bats, appears to be an anti ISIS account] [Arabic], Mari al Bukamal [Arabic], Justice For Life [Arabic], Al Sharq News [Arabic], Lawhat Bukamalna facebook post [Arabic], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic],
Quality of reporting: Weak – currently single source
Coalition position: For November 10th-11th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, seven strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and damaged a heavy machine gun.”
For November 11th-12th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, four strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units.”

 

November 13th 2017: (S1474) الباغوز al Baghouz, Abu Kamal, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Five civilians including a woman and her two children died in al Baghouz, according to local media – though it was unclear who was responsible for their deaths.
Sharqiya Voice reported that one civilian died and others were wounded “as a result of artillery shells”, which the source reported were fired by the Iraqi army.

According to Al Hall, “four mortar shells fired from  the Iraqi side of the village of Al-Bagouz in the countryside of Abu Kamal, killed one man and injured five others”.
However, Al Boukamal is Being Slaughtered reported that there had been Artillery shelling by the regime forces on the town of Al-Bagouz”.
Al Sharq news named the following victims of unidentified “warplanes”:
Mrs. Nahla Al-Zaher and her two children
Fahad Tayseer Al Ali
Badour Taysir al-Ali
Civilians reported killed: 5, including 1 woman and 2 children
Civilians reported injured:
5
Sources: Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hall [Arabic], [Archived], Al Sharq news [Arabic], [Archived], Halab Today [Arabic], [Archived], Al Boukamal is Being Slaughtered [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For November 12th-13th, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS tactical vehicle.Near Dayr Az Zawr, seven strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units and destroyed a heavy machine gun, a fighting position and an ISIS vehicle.”
For November 13th-14th: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS headquarters.Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed an ISIS vehicle and an ISIS headquarters.”

November 14th 2017: (S1475) الجوايج al Jawaij town, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
S
ummary: Three civilians died in an airstrike on al Jawaij town, according to local media – though it was unclear who was to blame.
Sharqiya Voice reported “the martyrdom of Suleiman Al-Ghalab and Ahmed Ali Al-Hamoud and Ali Adel Al-Rabee, as a result of the bombing by warplanes”. It didn’t identify the warplanes responsible.

Deir Ezzor noted “clashes between the forces of SDF and the organization [IS]  in the town of Hawayj”.
Additionally, Smart News reported that “The Syrian Democratic Forces took control of the town of Al-Hawayj (45 km east of Deir al-Zour) east of Syria after clashes with the Islamic State.”

Civilians reported killed: 3
Civilians reported injured:
unknown
Sources: Deir Ezzor 24 [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Deir Ezzor 24 [Arabic], [Archived], Smart News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For November 13th-14th, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS headquarters.Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed an ISIS vehicle and an ISIS headquarters.”
For November 14th-15th: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, four strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed three explosive hazards, two fighting positions and a command and control center.”

 

November 15th 2017: (S1476) camp for IDPs in Al Sousse, السوسة Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
S
ummary: One girl died in what reports say was a mortar or artillery attack by Iraqi forces on a camp for displaced persons in Al Sousse. There are currently no allegations against the US-led Coalition.
Euphrates Post reported the mMartyrdom of Dr. Nazem Al-Mulla Hamid’s daughter as a result of mortar shelling from the Iraqi side targeting a camp for the displaced in the town of Sousse”.

DPN blamed “mortar shelling” but did not say who carried it out.
Deir Ezzor 24, the Syrian Human Rights Committee and Al Haall also blamed Iraqi forces for the girl’s death, with Al Haall adding that other civilians were wounded.
According to Al Jisr, “a girl was killed in an artillery bombardment by the militias of the sectarian crowd from inside Iraqi territory on the villages of al-Sousse and al-Babbuz in rural Bu Kamal.”
Civilians reported killed: 1 girl
Civilians reported injured:
2 or more
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Deir Ezzor 24 [Arabic], DPN [Arabic],  Al Jisr [Arabic], Syrian Human Rights Committee (SHRC) [Arabic], Al Haall [Arabic],

Quality of reporting: Contested – sources blame Iraqi forces
Coalition position: For November 14th-15th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, four strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed three explosive hazards, two fighting positions and a command and control center.”
For November 15th-16th: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”

 

November 16th 2017: (S1477) Daranj, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
S
ummary: Up to five civilians died and several more were injured in an airstrike on Daranj, according to local media. Most sources attributed the event to the Coalition, however, one pointed towards the Assad regime.
Deir Ezzor 24 and Step News Agency blamed the Coalition, with Step putting the civilian death toll at four with three more wounded.

According to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, “at least four civilians from the same family were killed as International Coalition warplanes fired missiles near their car in Darnaj village”.
However, one source, Al Jazeera Syria, blamed regime warplanes, putting the death toll at five
Victims were named as:
Mohammed al Khalaf
Haitham al Khalaf
Imad al Khalaf
Mahmoud al Khalaf

The following were also named as injured:
Ali al-Abboud al-Zu’aiter, head injury
Mohammed Hanash al-Hamid, light injury
Civilians reported killed: 4-5
Civilians reported injured:
2- 3
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], Deir Ezzor 24 [Arabic], [Archived], Al Jazeera Syria [Arabic], [Archived], Al Qouriya Media Center [Arabic], Al Qouriya Media Center (2) [Arabic], Step News Agency [Arabic], Smart News Agency [Arabic], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR), 

Quality of reporting: Contested – one allegations against the regime.
Coalition position: For November 15th-16th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”
For November 16th-17th: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed an ISIS vehicle and three explosive hazards.”

 

November ? [date currently unknown] 2017: (S1468) أبريهة Abriha, eastern Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: According to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, “warplanes, whether they belong to the international coalition or not is not known, shelled areas in Abriha village in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, and Daman village in the eastern and north eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, leaving a man killed in Abriha village and others injured”.
No further details are currently available.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
2
Sources: Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Weak – currently single source and date unknown
Coalition position: Awaiting reports