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

Written on October 1, 2017


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

Listed below are all known reports for October 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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October 2017

October 1st 2017: (S1380) طابية جزيرة Tabiyyah Jazeera village, 20km south east of Deir Ezzor city, Deir Ezzor Governorate, Syria
Summary: Local leader Thalj Ragheb Al-Humaidi Al-Salman was killed in airstrikes on Tabiyya Jazeera village, according to multiple local sources. He was Mukhtar of the village and Sheikh of the Burmah clan.
It is not presently clear who was responsible as no source apportioned blame – all but one referred to “shelling”. Airwars will amend the entry when any new information arises.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: @Deirfree [Arabic] [Archived], Shbab [Arabic] [Archived], Marsad Al Hasaka [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Free Deir Ezzor [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For September 30th-October 1st the Coalition reported “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed an ISIS well head and engaged two tactical units. Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS tactical vehicle.”
For October 1st-2nd: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes destroyed two ISIS well heads and a fighting position.Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two headquarters.”

 

October 1st 2017: (S1381) Abu Kamal, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Between nine and 13 civilians died, including at least one child and four women, following alleged airstrikes in a second reported ‘massacre’ at Abu Kamal in 24 hours. Reports were contested: two sourcfes blamed the Coalition, three believed Russia the likely culprit and the remaining ten known reports did not apportion blame.
The strikes were conducted after midnight, according to Syrian Press Center, which published a list of the dead, originally posted by Furat Post (the IS Russian language propaganda outlet). However, the list was later reported by various other media sources:
Kamol Al Kassar
Zuhair Kamol Al Kassar
Yasin Al-Hamdawi
Yassin Al-Hamdawi’s wife
Abdullah Yasin Al-Hamdawi
Hamza Al Rabi’
Hamza al-Rabi’s wife
The daughter of Suleiman Yassin al-Hamdawi
Manaf Al Rahoumi
A tenth fatality was documented by Free Deir Ezzor, though the identity of the person was not recorded. That report alleged that the US-led Coalition had carried out “several thermal missile strikes” on the outskirts of Aisha hospital, a street near the market and Dwar Egyptian.

Greater detail on location was provided by the Euphrates Post, which said that raids targeted “the shoulder and grain silos and near the Al-Shafei Mosque and the Egyptian roundabout in the city”. The report added “the situation is very tragic due to the total interruption of electricity and drinking water for months”.
Baladi and the Syrian Network for Human Rights suspected Russia to be the culprit, Baladi referred to “unidentified aircraft likely to be Russian”. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights recorded 12 dead, including four women. It did not allocate blame. The highest death toll was reported by Jisirtv at 13, with 15 were seriously wounded, according to its report. It attributed blame to the US-led Coalition.
Civilians reported killed: 9-13, including one child and four women
Civilians reported injured: 15
Sources: Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Aljazeera [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Free Deir Ezzor [Arabic] [Archived], Free Deir Ezzor (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post (3) [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post (4) [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Jisirtv [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested – Russia, Coalition and unidentified aircraft are apportioned blame in reporting.
Coalition position: For September 30th – October 1st the Coalition reported “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed an ISIS well head and engaged two tactical units”  For October 1st – October 2nd the Coalition reported “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes destroyed two ISIS well heads and a fighting position.”

 

October 1st: (S1382) Possibly Mashlab neighbourhood of Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Multiple local sources reported that three male civilians died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqah.
The victims were named as:
Shadi Mohammed Azo Mokhtash
Ahmad Mustafa Al-Omar
Saleh Al-Ali Al-Saeed
Ar Raqqah Truth said that one of the victims, Shadi Mohammed Azo Mokhtash (pictured), came from the Mashlab area.

Civilians reported killed: 3
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: @24Raqqa [Arabic], [Archived], @soheb1199 [Arabic], [Archived], Alraqqa ahlna [Arabic], [Archived], Asharqasouri [Arabic], [Archived], Shabab [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Al Shbli [Arabic], [Archived], Marsad Al Hasaka [Arabic], [Archived], Al Ragga Truth [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position:
For September 30th-October 1st, the Coalition reported: “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged seven ISIS tactical units, destroyed 20 fighting positions and a supply route, and suppressed 10 fighting positions.”

For October 1st-2nd: “Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed 16 fighting positions, 11 vehicles; and disrupted two supply routes.” It additionally added that “Near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two fighting positions.”

Shadi Mohammed Azo Mokhtash (via Ar Raqqah Truth)

 

October 1st: (S1383) Al Hammad hospital area الميادين Al Mayadin, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Up to nine named civilians died in an airstrike in Al Mayadin, local media reported – though it was unclear who was responsible for the event, with sources pointing towards the Coalition, Russia and the regime. Many reports referred only to attacks by “warplanes”.
According to Euphrates Post and other sources, the raids occurred “in the vicinity of Al-Hammad Hospital and Teachers Syndicate in Al-Mayadeen”.
@Asharq_news reported that both “warplanes and helicopters had carried out 25 raids an hour ago”.
The Syrian Press Center said that “Russian warplanes and international coalition aircraft continue to commit the worst massacres against civilians in the eastern countryside of Deir al-Azzur. On Sunday, warplanes carried out a new massacre in the city of Al-Mayadeen, leaving four martyrs dead”.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the death toll at three including a child and reported that the warplanes responsible were “believed to be Russian”.

Sound and Picture said that five civilians including two children had died, but like many sources, didn’t identify who carried out the raids.
However, the Syrian Network for Human Rights reported regime warplanes had killed seven non-combatants, including two children and two women.
Fayyad Ahmad Hussein al-Afif
Fatima Jassem Ali al Hayyoun
Awad Hassan al Jawad
The daughter of Ismail Al Hamdan
– child
The son of Walid Madad Al-Jobar
Isim Al-Hammad
– son of “Abu Karem”
Mrs. Khalfah al-Hammad – known as Umm Saleh

Khaled Salem was named as injured
Two ISIS fighters named as Abu Yasser and Hamdan al-Shaher Abu Saleh were also reported killed.
Civilians reported killed: 5-7, including 1-2 children and 2 women
Civilians reported injured: at least 2
Sources: Jisrtv [Arabic], [Archived], Alkhaleejonline [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Press Center [Arabic], [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], JBC [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Arabic], [Archived], @DeirEzzor24 [Arabic], [Archived], @Asharq_news [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (3) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (4) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (5) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (6) [Arabic], [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic], [Archived], Sound and Picture (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Amer Hweidi [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], Euphrates Post (6) [Arabic], [Archived], Al Baloum news [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: 
For September 30th-October 1st the Coalition reported “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed an ISIS well head and engaged two tactical units. Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS tactical vehicle.”

For October 1st-2nd: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes destroyed two ISIS well heads and a fighting position.Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two headquarters.”

‘A picture showing the effects of the destruction caused by air raids targeting the vicinity of Al-Hammad Hospital and Teachers Syndicate in Al-Mayadeen today [Oct 1st]’ (via Euphrates Post)

October 1st: (S1385) معبر الحوايج al Hawaij crossing, near الشحيل al Shaheel, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Two named civilians died in an airstrike on the al Hawaji crossing near al Shaheel in Deir Ezzor, according to local media. It is currently unclear which party was to blame for the deaths. While no source explicitly blamed the US-led Coalition, many didn’t identify the culprit. Other sources, however, pointed to both Russia and the Assad regime.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the death toll at two and said that Russian warplanes were “believed” to have carried out the attack. But according to the Syrian Network for Human Rights, the regime was to blame.
Two victims were named by Euphrates Post (though it didn’t say which party was responsible for their deaths):

Ghannam Al-Atwan Abu Abdul
Hamid Hamed Al-Mishaan
Deir Free, however, attributed the men’s deaths to Russia.
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Syrian Human Rights Committee [SHRC] [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Marsad [Arabic], [Archived], Deirfree [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (3) [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested Russia – no source points directly to Coalition, though several do not identify the culprit.
Coalition position: 
For September 30th-October 1st the Coalition reported “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed an ISIS well head and engaged two tactical units. Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS tactical vehicle.”

For October 1st-2nd: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes destroyed two ISIS well heads and a fighting position.Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two headquarters.”

Hamid Hamed Al-Mishaan, killed in a strike on al Shaheel, Oct 1st (via Euphrates Post)
Ghannam Al-Atwan Abu Abdul, killed in a strike on al Shaheel, Oct 1st (via Euphrates Post)

 

October 1st 2017: (S1387) بقرص, Bokros , eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, Syria
Summary: According to a single report, 12 civilians died in a ‘Coalition airstrike’ on Bokros – though Airwars understands that the Coalition was not bombing in this territory at the time, while Russia and the regime reportedly were.
Motawasset claimed that the “US coalition committed a new massacre that killed at least 12 civilians in the village of Baqras Fuqani”.

According to Euphrates Post, Mohammed Ahmed al-Hajar and Obeid al-Ramadan’s wife were injured “and a large number of houses were destroyed as a result of airstrikes”.
It later added that “Obeid al Ramadan’s house was destroyed, which led to the injury of his wife and the death of a cow in airstrikes.” It did not identify the culprit.
In possibly a related or separate incident, trhe deaths were also reported of the child Marwan Mahmoud Farhan al-Hamdi and Hamid al-Muhammad al-Haj (Abu Mohammed) at ‘Bokros Tahtani’ on the same day.
Civilians reported killed: 12
Civilians reported injured: 2
Sources: Motawasset [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (3) [Archived], Euphrates Post (4) [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested – likely a Russian or regime strike
Coalition position: For September 30th-October 1st the Coalition reported “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed an ISIS well head and engaged two tactical units. Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike destroyed an ISIS tactical vehicle.”
For October 1st-2nd: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes destroyed two ISIS well heads and a fighting position.Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two headquarters.”

‘Photos showing the effects of the destruction of the house of Obeid al Ramadan, which led to the injury of his wife and the death of a cow, as a result of air strikes targeting the town of Bokros noon today [Octo 1st]’ (via Euphrates Post]

October 2nd 2017: (S1389) بقرص فوقاني, Bokros Foqani, eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, Syria
Summary: Between 10 and 12 civilians, including an entire family, died in an airstrike on Bokros Foqani, local media reported. The culprit is currently unclear, though Airwars understands that the Coalition was not bombing in this territory at the time, while Russia reportedly was.
According to Yasser Al-Zatra, “12 civilians, mostly children and women, died as a result of bombing by the American air force to the village of Buqrs Foqani”.

Euphrates Post put the death toll at 10 but didn’t indentify the warplanes responsible. It named victims as:
Zuhair al-Ayed and his entire family.
Mahran Al-Shatti
Wife of Ammar Al Asmar (the daughter of Mohammed Al Hamdan)
However, Step News Agency attributed the event to Russia, putting the death count at 10, “mostly women and children”.
Civilians reported killed: 10-12
Civilians reported injured: 2 or more
Sources: Yasser Al-Zatra [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: For October 1st-2nd the Coalition reporetd: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes destroyed two ISIS well heads and a fighting position.Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two headquarters.”
For October 2nd-3rd: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two vehicles. Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed a vehicle.

 

October 2nd 2017: (S1390) near مدرسة المحدثة al Mohadatha school,  البوكمال  , Abu Kamal, Deir Ezzor, Syria
Summary: Between 11 and 14 civilians including an entire family died and dozens more were wounded in a reported airstrike near the al Mohadatha school in Abu Kamal, according to local media.
Sources, however, were conflicted as to whether the US-led Coalition or Russia were to blame. A number of reports did not identify the warplanes responsible.
Jisr TV attributed the event to the Coalition, reporting that “international coalition aircraft carried out a new massacre in the town of Abu Kamal in the eastern suburb of Deir ez-Zawr, killing 13 civilians, nine of them from one family. A further 15 were seriously wounded.”

Al Boosleh (a pro-regime source), also pointed towards the Coalition, putting the death toll at twelve. Citing the state-run SANA news agency it reported “a new attack by the International Coalition led by the United States of America. SANA said that 12 civilians, mostly children and women, were killed as a result of the bombing of the American coalition aircraft to the homes of the people in the village of Baqrs Fuqani and the city of Albuqmal rural Deir Alzour.”
However, according to Deir Ezzor 24, Step News Agency and Sound and Picture, Russia was responsible. Death counts in reports varied between 11 and 14 civilians.
The Syrian Human Rights Committee named three victims in Abu Kamal as:

Wala’a Al-Sayed Hibet
Othman al-Rawi
The child Lian Al-Rawi
Civilians reported killed: 11-14
Civilians reported injured: 12-24
Sources: Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Deirezzor24 [Arabic], [Archived], Deirezzor24 (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Shaam News Network [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Jisrvtv [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Alboosleh [pro-regime] [Archived], Moaz Alshami [Arabic], [Archived], Justice for Life [JFL] [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [SHRC] [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: For October 1st-2nd the Coalition reporetd: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes destroyed two ISIS well heads and a fighting position.Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two headquarters.”
For October 2nd-3rd: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two vehicles. Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed a vehicle.

 

October 2nd 2017: القائم (I665) Al Huseiba area of Al Qaim, west Anbar province, Iraq
Summary: A married couple – named as Bashir Karim Dhiab al-Kubaisi and his wife – were reported killed in central al Qaim following a Coalition or Iraq Air Force strike.
According to al Qaim News, “the [Iraqi] air force killed citizen Bashir Karim Dhiab al-Kubaisi and his wife in Qaim district.” Al Grbia Al Hadath said the couple died when their home at al Huseiba in central al Qaim was struck It did not attribute responsibility.

Yaqein instead referred to the “Shelling of aircraft # International Alliance, which targeted residential areas of Qaim # west of Anbar, and the deaths and injuries of civilians.”
Civilians reported killed: 2, including 1 woman
Civilians reported injured: Unknown
Sources: Yaqein [Arabic] [Archived],  Al Qaim News [Arabic] [Archived], Algrbia al Hadath [Arabic] [Archived], Beloved al Qaim [Archived], 
Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For October 1st-2nd 2017, the Coalition has publicly reported no strikes in the vicinity.
For October 2nd-3rd 2017, the Coalition reported that “Near Al Qaim, two strikes destroyed an ISIS headquarters and a weapons cache.”

 

October 2nd 2017: (S1391) منطقة التوسعية al Tawassi’ya neighbourhood, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Local sources reported that 16 to 45 people were killed in a mass civilian casualty incident on al Tawassi’ya neighbourhood, Raqqah city. Some reports said that a shelter in the Traffic park area had been struck, while others said two buildings were hit.
The lowest overall death toll of “at least 19” came from the Syrian Network for Human Rights; the second highest was 40 killed, including women and children, documented by Raqqa Post. All other sources documented 45 deaths. Every source blamed the US-led Coalition for the attack.
The Euphrates Post reported that 16 civilians from one family died in a “massacre” reportedly carried out by the Coalition on a “residential building” in al Tawassi’ya.
The airstrikes reportedly targeted buildings in an area in which civilians were situated according to Amir al-Abbad, an Al Jazeera correspondent.
Further detail was provided by @Q_Alensy who alleged that two buildings in the neighbourhood, west of Baladi Stadium were targeted by the Coalition resulting in the loss of civilian life.
Civilians reported killed: 19-45, including women and children
Civilians reported injured: 2 or more
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Mohab Nasser [Arabic] [Archived], Step News Agency [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Hadi Alabdullah [Arabic] [Archived], Mohab Naser [Arabic] [Archived], Q_Alenzy [Arabic] [Archived], Aljazeera [Arabic] [Archived], Radiokull [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa post [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 1st – 2nd the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 20 strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed 16 fighting positions, 11 vehicles; and disrupted two supply routes.” It additionally added that “Near Raqqah, Syria, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two fighting positions.”
For October 2nd – 3rd the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions and three ISIS supply routes.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 2, near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units, destroyed nine fighting positions and damaged five fighting positions.” And that “On Oct. 2, Near Raqqah, 10 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units.”

 

October 2nd 2017: (S1394a) مظلوم فوقاني Mazloum Foqani, Kisham district, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: The civilian Abdullah al Jamma was reported to be “under the rubble” of buildings, following airstrikes by unidentified aircraft. reportedly targeting the town of Mazloum Foqani according to the Euphrates Post.
The town in sits on the eastern bank of the Euphrates River, where the US-led Coalition was still conducting strikes. Mr al Jamma was suspected to have been under the rubble for two days at the time Euphrates Post reported the incident.
No additional details are presently available.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: Unknown

Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of reporting: Weak – a single source and unidentified aircraft.
Coalition position: For October 1st – 2nd the Coalition reported “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes destroyed two ISIS well heads and a fighting position.”
For October 2nd – 3rd
the Coalition reported “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed two vehicles.”

 

October 2nd 2017: (S1395) لسخنة al Sukhna, Eastern Homs, Syria
Summary: Eight members of the Lebanese Hezbollah were reported killed following an alleged Coalition drone strike, which the alliance itself denied.
Bassaam Jaara tweeted “the fall of 8 dead and injury of 20 others” after a drone reportedly struck the city al Sukhna.
According to Step the drone killed a  “leader named “Mr. Mekki” and seven fighters of the party, namely: Ali Mohamed Ayad – Ibrahim Sabiti – Ali Abdullah Sabra – Mohammed Riyad Makki – Ali Mohammed Mohse,  Ahmed Ali Fakhruddin – Mohammed Ali Majid Al-Jundi), whilst they resided at a camp near the city.
The US-led Coalition responded to the allegations via Twitter, denying any involvement: “Strikes reported E of Palmyra #Syria killing 7 Hezbollah is NOT #CJTFOIR area of Opns. Our fight is with #ISIS; #Raqqa & E of Euphrates”.
The incident is therefore discounted, though it remains possible that this may have been a unilateral US action.
Forces reported killed: 8
Forces reported injured: 20 or more
Sources: Hadi Alabdullah [Arabic] [Archived], Bassam Jaara [Arabic] [Archived], Step [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], OIR Spokesman [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Discounted
Coalition position: No strikes near Homs were publicly reported by the Coalition for this period.

 

October 3rd 2017: (S1395a) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah Governorate, Syria
Summary: A civilian male named as Dr. Alaa El Din Hassan Hamam (pictured) died in Raqqah city following US-led Coalition airstrikes, local sources said.
According to a report by Al Rafed, Dr. Alaa El Din Hassan Hamam provided medical assistance for the injured in Raqqah until he died. His brother told Al Rafed: “He and his wife were in the last period providing first aid and dressing and stitching the wounded and injured in their homes according to the available possibilities because of the situation inb Raqqah and was trying to bury the martyrs who are the result of artillery shelling and air and the young people with values ​​in the city”. He was unable to be buried as following the airstrike which killed him his family fled the city, his brother added – “Unfortunately they left Al-Raqqa without burying my brother or seeing his body.”
All sources blamed the US-led Coalition for his death.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:Unknown

Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silenty (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa R.W.B [Arabic] [Archived], Marsad Al Hasaka [Arabic] [Archived], Q_Alenzy [Arabic] [Archived], Kalimahorra [Arabic] [Archived], Alrafed [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position:  For October 2nd – 3rd the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions and three ISIS supply routes.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 2, near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units, destroyed nine fighting positions and damaged five fighting positions.” And that “On Oct. 2, Near Raqqah, 10 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units.”
For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three ISIS fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS communication system.”

Dr. Alaa Al-Din Al-Hamam (via Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently)

 

October 3rd  2017: (S1396) شارع القطار al Qitar [train] street, al-Tawassiya area, north of Raqqah city centre , Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Up to 45 civilians reportedly died and 15 were wounded following alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes to the north of Raqqah city, at the outskirts of the al-Tawassiya area. The victims were “gathered around a water well on Qitar (train) street” collecting water “due to the ongoing water cuts in the city for more than three months” local sources said.
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently reported that the two remaining water wells in neighbourhoods controlled by the so-called Islamic State organizations were now out of service.
The lowest claimed death toll at 13 was reported by Raqqa24, the Syrian Network for Human Rights placed the toll at 16 whilst The Syrian Observatory documented 18 killed, including women and children. All other sources alleged 21 killed, with UNOCHA reporting up to 45 killed. .
Al Jazeera noted the original report of the incident was released by the so-called Islamic State organization.
Sources who spoke to Al Bawaba said “The raids of the international coalition and the bombing of the Syrian Democratic Forces destroyed the water tanks that went out of service, and was targeting the last bakeries in the city for days.”
All sources suspected the US-led Coalition carried out the airstrike. However the Coalition itself pushed back, with the official spokesman openly attacking an AFP tweet: “To clarify: this is an ALLEGATION from a single source. takes extraordinary efforts to protect civilians & strike valid mil targets”
The UN however directly accused the Coalition of the event, reporting that “In early October, and preceding the SDF reported control over Ar -Raqqa city, intensified airstrikes and heavy shelling continued to result in civilian deaths, widespread destruction, and deteriorating humanitarian conditions for civilians remaining in Ar-Raqqa city. More than 400 airstrikes over a two-day period during the first week of October were reported, with airstrikes reportedly killing more than 70 people in Al Bado and Suhada’a neighborhoods. On 2 October, an airstrike hit a water well located in the outskirts of the Al -Tawassoiya area in the north of Ar-Raqqa city, reportedly killing 45 civilians.”
Civilians reported killed: 13-45, including women and children
Civilians reported injured: 14-15
Sources: Raqqa Post [Arabic] [Archived], Nabaa [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa Post (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Aljazeera [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam News Network [Arabic] [Archived], Albawaba [Arabic] [Archived], Agence France Presse, Coalition tweet, UNOCHA
Quality of reporting: Fair – though the original report was released by A’amaq, so-called Islamic State’s media group.
Coalition position: For October 2nd – 3rd the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions and three ISIS supply routes.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 2, near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units, destroyed nine fighting positions and damaged five fighting positions.” And that “On Oct. 2, Near Raqqah, 10 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units.”
For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three ISIS fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS communication system.”

 

October 3rd 2017: (S1396a) حارة المرندية al Marnadiya street, حي البدو al Badou neighbourhood, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Sixteen civilians, including 3 women and 11 children died following alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on al Marniadiya Street in al Badou neighbourhood, Raqqah, according to local media.
The strike reportedly targeted a residential building (pictured). Raqqah is Being Slaughtered Silently identified the victims as:
Ahmed Haj Amin
Kafa’a Haj Khalaf
Ahmed Haj Amin’s wife
Aya Saadullah Haj Amin and her child
Amani Haj Amin and her two daughters
Mohammed Kamel Haj Amin
The sons of Ayman al-Akhtari
Saad Abu Ahmad, a trader from the al Kanadi exhibition place in Raqqah, now living in Leipzig, commented on the RBSS post: ‘Yes this is my brother and my nephews, my daughter and her kids and my niece the daughter of my brother Ahmad and her husband.”.

All sources reported the US-led Coalition culpable.
Civilians reported killed: 16, including 3 women and 11 children
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], @Tojw4 [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 2nd – 3rd the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions and three ISIS supply routes.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 2, near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units, destroyed nine fighting positions and damaged five fighting positions.” And that “On Oct. 2, Near Raqqah, 10 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units.”

For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three ISIS fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS communication system.”

Destruction of buildings on al Marnadiya street, following alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes, Oct 3rd

 

October 3rd 2017: (S1396b) Central Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Fourteen civilians from two displaced families of the city of Palmyra died in alleged US-led Coalition strikes on the city of Raqqah, according to local media.
The source Raqqa R.W.B listed the victims:
Hana Mohammed Mutlaq. [F]
Sahed Maher Hamada. [F]
Yasin Maher Hamada.
Ali Marouh.
Jihad Ali Marooh (son of Ali Marouh)
Ali Hussein Marouh (grandson of Jihad Ali Marooh)
Louai Mohammed Al-Nasser.
Kafaa Hassan Hariri (wife of Louay) [F}
Mohammed Louay Al Nasser.
Ahmed Louay Al Nasser.
Huda Louay Al Nasser. [F]
Ro’a Louay al Nasser. [F]
Mother of Louay Mohamed Al Nasser. [F]
D
aughter of Mohammed al Nasser. [F]
Presently, information on the incident is limited. Airwars will amend the entry when new information arises.
Civilians reported killed: 14, including seven women
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa RWB [Arabic] [Archived], Palmyra Revolutionary Committee [Arabic] [Archived], Palmyra Revolutionary Committee (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 2nd – 3rd the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions and three ISIS supply routes.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 2, near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units, destroyed nine fighting positions and damaged five fighting positions.” And that “On Oct. 2, Near Raqqah, 10 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units.”
For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three ISIS fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS communication system.”

 

October 3rd 2017: (S1396c) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A family of seven, including three women, died in alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on Raqqah city, local sources said.
Names of the family were listed in multiple reports as:
Khaled Khalaf Al Salamah
Huda Khaled Al Salamah [F]
Waleed Khaled Al Salamah
Farah Khalid Al Salamah [F]
Hussain Khaled Al Salamah
Mohamed Khaled Al Salamah
Najah Khaled Al Salamah [F]
No additional details are presently available.

Civilians reported killed: 7, including three women
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Asharq Alsuri [Arabic] [Archived], RNN (pro-assad) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa R.W.B [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Mohammed Alabdullah [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 2nd – 3rd the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions and three ISIS supply routes.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 2, near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units, destroyed nine fighting positions and damaged five fighting positions.” And that “On Oct. 2, Near Raqqah, 10 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units.”
For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three ISIS fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS communication system.”

 

October 3rd 2017: (S1396d) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A family named as Al Obaid Nazzal, his wife and four of their daughters died following alleged US-led Coalition strikes on the city of Raqqa, according to reports.
The family were displaced persons from Palmyra. There is limited information regarding the attack, though all sources blamed the US-led Coalition.
Civilians reported killed: 6, including 5 women
Civilians reported injured: Unknown

Sources: Raqqa Media Office [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Palmyra Revolutionary Committee [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position:  For October 2nd – 3rd the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, six strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units and destroyed three fighting positions and three ISIS supply routes.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 2, near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged eight ISIS tactical units, destroyed nine fighting positions and damaged five fighting positions.” And that “On Oct. 2, Near Raqqah, 10 strikes engaged 10 ISIS tactical units.”

For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three ISIS fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS communication system.”

 

October 3rd-4th 2017: (S1396e) الميادين Al Mayadin, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: The Euphrates Post reported “the martyrdom of: Mrs. Nour Omar Al Haj Hassan, wife of Mahmoud Khalaf al-A’llash and her daughters Sarah and Judy Mahmoud al-A’llash, 3 months old, as a result of air strikes which targeted their home in the city of Mayadeen a few days ago.”
No additional details are presently known.
Civilians reported killed: 3: 1 woman and her two children
Civilians reported injured:  unknown
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Weak – currently single source
Coalition position: For October 3rd-4th the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a vehicle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units.”
For October 4th-5th: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four vehicles and a VBIED.”

 

October 4th 2017: (S1397) Water well in حي الشهداء al Shuhadaa neighbourhood, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Between 13 and 21 civilians reportedly died following airstrikes on al Shuhadaa neighbourhood north of Raqqah city, according to local sources. The civilians were said to have gathered around a water well in the area. This was the second reported attack on the city’s water supply in two days.
Shahba Press said it had documented 13 killed, including seven children and “dozens” wounded, Fifteen were alleged killed by Al Raqqa Truth. All other sources suspected 13 killed and all bar three directly blamed the US-led Coalition.
UNOCHA also blamed the Coalition, noting in a later report that “On 3 October, airstrikes in Al-Shuhadaa neighborhood in northern Ar-Raqqa city also hit water wells where a group of civilians were gathering, reportedly killing at least 21 people, including three children, and injuring many others. As a result, the last two wells in the city reportedly became inoperable.”
Civilians reported killed: 13 – 21, including seven children
Civilians reported injured: 12-24
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Al Ragga Truth [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], SDU [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi [Arabic] [Archived], Shahed_Alep [Arabic] [Archived], Shahba Press [Arabic] [Archived], Mohab_Naser2 [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Khaledaboalmajed [Arabic] [Archived], UNOCHA,

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three ISIS fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS communication system.”
For October 4th – 5th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed two communications systems, 17 fighting positions, one command and control node, two logistics nodes, four ISIS oil stills and three ISIS oil trucks; and suppressed two fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 4, near Raqqah, Syria, 28 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 11 fighting positons, three command and control nodes, communication infrastructure, four communication systems and a VBIED; and suppressed two fighting positions.” 

 

October 4th 2017: (S1398) الحديقة البيضاء al Hadika al Baidaa, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A civilian named as Farid Sheikho from Jumaili neighbourhood, was killed following “artillery shelling” on al Haldika al Baidaa (The White Garden), Raqqah city, according to multiple local sources.
Airwars understands that only the US-led Coalition was using artillery at the time on Raqqah. There is limited information presently available, and this entry will be amended when new details arise.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Soheb90 [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair – Airwars understands only the US-led Coalition used artillery in Raqqah.
Coalition position: For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three ISIS fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS communication system.”
For October 4th – 5th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed two communications systems, 17 fighting positions, one command and control node, two logistics nodes, four ISIS oil stills and three ISIS oil trucks; and suppressed two fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 4, near Raqqah, Syria, 28 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 11 fighting positons, three command and control nodes, communication infrastructure, four communication systems and a VBIED; and suppressed two fighting positions.” 

 

October 4th 2017: (S1398a) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A civilian named as Hussein al-Ibrahim al Hassan died following alleged US-led Coalition strikes on Raqqah city, local media reported. Raqqa Media Center cited “artillery bombardment” as the cause of his death.
Airwars understands only the US-led Coaliiton had access to artillery at Raqqah.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Raqqa Media Center [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Weak – effectively single source
Coalition position: For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three ISIS fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS communication system.”

For October 4th – 5th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed two communications systems, 17 fighting positions, one command and control node, two logistics nodes, four ISIS oil stills and three ISIS oil trucks; and suppressed two fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 4, near Raqqah, Syria, 28 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 11 fighting positons, three command and control nodes, communication infrastructure, four communication systems and a VBIED; and suppressed two fighting positions.” 

 

October 4th 2017: (S1399) حارة البدو  al Badou neighbourhood, Raqqah city, Raqqah Governorate, Syria
Summary: Seven civilians, including four children and two women, reportedly died following alleged US-led Coalition air strikes on al Badou neighbourhood, Raqqah city.
Details of the death toll were initially provided by one source only, the Syrian Network for Human Rights, which blamed the Coalition. Raqqa is Being Slaughtered also referred to air raids carried out by the Coalition on the neighbourhood, in conjunction with “intense artillery shelling”, with the source noting that the attacks occurred amid extensive bombardment of the neighbourhoods “Tawasu’iya, Bedou, Shihada’a, train street”. Moreover, RBSS documented “more than 117 air raids and about 1,500 artillery shells targeted the city during the past three days”. 
Later reports said that Sadeed Al-Hallaq his wife, seven children, his father and his mother were killed. All sources attributed the incident to the US-led Coalition.
Civilians reported killed: 7-11, including four children and two women
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Raqqa_SL [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic], [Archived], Amer Hweidi [Arabic] [Archived], @24Raqqa [Arabic] [Archived], @bil64948972 [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Asharqasouri [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa 24 [Arabic] [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three ISIS fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS communication system.”
For October 4th – 5th the Coalition reported •Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed two communications systems, 17 fighting positions, one command and control node, two logistics nodes, four ISIS oil stills and three ISIS oil trucks; and suppressed two fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 4, near Raqqah, Syria, 28 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 11 fighting positons, three command and control nodes, communication infrastructure, four communication systems and a VBIED; and suppressed two fighting positions.” 

 

October 4th 2017: (S1399a) حي التوسعية , Al Tawasoui’ya neighbourhood , Raqqah City, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Fifteen to 16 civilians or more died in an aerial attack reportedly conducted by the US-led Coalition on Al Tawaswiya neighbourhood, Raqqah city, according to local sources.
Saeed Ahmed Al Jum’a, his family and another family of relatives were documented killed by the source Marsad Al Hassaka, amongst other reports.
According to Smart activists, “the Tawasu’iya neighborhoods, the Bedouins and the White Garden area have been hit by about 20 coalition raids and 60 artillery and missile rounds from SDF”.
All sources attributed the attack to the US-led Coalition. Airwars will amend the entry when any new information arises.  
Civilians reported killed: 15 – 16
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Marsad Al Hasaka [Arabic] [Archived], Marsad Al Hasaka (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa11 (pro assad) [Arabic] [Archived], Sour news [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi [Arabic] [Archived], Smart [Arabic] [Archived], Alboosleh (pro assad) [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three ISIS fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS communication system.”
For October 4th – 5th the Coalition reported •Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed two communications systems, 17 fighting positions, one command and control node, two logistics nodes, four ISIS oil stills and three ISIS oil trucks; and suppressed two fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 4, near Raqqah, Syria, 28 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 11 fighting positons, three command and control nodes, communication infrastructure, four communication systems and a VBIED; and suppressed two fighting positions.” 

 

October 4th 2017: (S1400) هجين Hajeen, Abu Kamal area, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: A father and son, Hassan Nahar al-Wardi and Ahmed Hassan al-Wardi (pictured), were reported killed following airstrikes on the town of Hajeen in the Abu Kamal area after evening prayers, according to local sources. 
No reporting outlet apportioned blame and referred only to “airstrikes” and “air raids”. No further details are presently available.
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Baqras [Arabic] [Archived], Deir Free [Arabic] [Archived], Amer Huwidi [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested – unidentified aircraft.
Coalition position: For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a vehicle.”
For October 4th – 5th
the Coalition publicly reported no strikes near Abu Kamal.It did note that “Near Dayr Az Zawr, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four vehicles and a VBIED.”

Hassan Nahar al-Wardi and Ahmed Hassan al-Wardi (via Euphrates Post)

Hassan Nahar al-Wardi and Ahmed Hassan al-Wardi killed following airstrikes on the town of Hajeen (via Euphrates Post)

 

October 4th 2017: القائم (I666) Al Tanak neighbourhood of Al Qaim, West Anbar province, Iraq
Summary: At least one named civilian male was reported killed in the Tanak neighbourhood of al Qaim. While some sources blamed the US-led Coalition, others implied that Iraqi aircraft or artillery may have been responsible.
According to his family and local reports, Ihab Ahmad Sayed Ali al-Rawi died as a result of air and/ or artillery strikes on the al Tanak area.

The Arabic Centre for Human Rights also referred to “dead and injured civilians” in the Qaim al Arab area of the town. 
Civilians reported killed: 1-2 or more
Civilians reported injured: 1-2 or more 
Sources: Yaqein [Arabic] [Archived], Al Qaim News [Arabic] [Archived], Arabic Center for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Abu Mohammed Alkubaisi [Arabic] [Archived], Al Qaim Al Hadath [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For October 3rd-4th 2017, the Coalition stated that “Near Al Qaim, two strikes destroyed an ISIS-held building and a weapons cache.”
For October 4th-5th 2017, the Coalition reported that “Near Al Qaim, two strikes destroyed an ISIS weapons cache and a VBIED factory.”

Ihab Ahmad al-Sayyed Ali al-Rawi (via Al Qaim News)

October 4th-5th 2017: (S1421a) لحديقة البيضاء al Hadika al Baidaa [the white garden],  Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Three civilians died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on the al Hadika al Baidaa area of Raqqah, according to local media.
Radwan Kor Ahmed and two other civilians were listed as killed by Raqqah is Being Slaughtered Silently. The group reported the deaths on October 8th and said that they died “several days ago”.
Raqqa24 also reported the death of Radwan Kor Ahmed.
Civilians reported killed: 3
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqah is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, four strikes destroyed three ISIS fighting positions and a VBIED.” And that “On Oct. 3, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike destroyed an ISIS communication system.”
For October 4th – 5th the Coalition reported •Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed two communications systems, 17 fighting positions, one command and control node, two logistics nodes, four ISIS oil stills and three ISIS oil trucks; and suppressed two fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 4, near Raqqah, Syria, 28 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 11 fighting positons, three command and control nodes, communication infrastructure, four communication systems and a VBIED; and suppressed two fighting positions.”
For October 5th-6th, the Coalition reported that “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed 23 fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply route, an IED, damaged a vehicle and suppressed three fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, 10 strikes disrupted three ISIS supply routes, damaged five fighting positions, destroyed one fighting position, and suppressed one fighting position and one ISIS tactical unit.” And that “On Oct 5, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike damaged an ISIS fighting position.” 

 

October 4th-6th 2017: (S1400a) Al Mayadin, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Local media reported the death of one civilian, Hamed Khabas al-Aliwi, in an airstrike on his home. Sources, reporting on October 8th, said that the victim was killed “a few days ago”.  
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:  unknown
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Mohsen [Arabic], [Archived], Ahmad Shbli [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested – unclear who was responsible
Coalition position:  For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a vehicle.”
For October 4th – 5th
the Coalition publicly reported no strikes near Abu Kamal.

For October 5th-6th: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS weapons cache. Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two IEDs and a logistics node.”
For October 6th-7th: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged three ISIS tactical units, destroyed a defensive fighting position, a heavy machine gun and a vehicle.”

Hamed Khabbas al-Alew, reportedly killed in a strike on his home by an unknown party in Al Mayadin, Oct 4th-6th (via Euphrates Post)

 

October 5th 2017: (S1401)بلدة السكري Near al Hamdan Road/ Ne’ma Matar School, Sukkaria, Abu Kamal, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Six civilians from two families reportedly died following airstrikes on the town of Sukkaria, close to Al Bukamal, local sources alleged. An unknown numbers of civilians were left wounded after the attack, with the death toll expected to rise due to some people being in a critical condition.
A correspondent for Deir Ezzor 24 reported that warplanes hit civilian houses in the early hours of the morning,“near the school of Ne’ma Matar and near Al-Hamdan road”, with the source adding that “shelling also caused the destruction of three homes” in total, in addition to the destruction of several shops and other buildings. A subsequent report from Syrian PC added al-Dalu Street to the location detail. Victims were listed by numerous sources as:
Zakaria al-Gharbi al-A’ttiyah
Yahya al-Gharbi al-A’ttiyah
Dua’a al – Gharbi Al-A’ttiyah
Ajaj al-Hussein and his daughter
daughter of Mohammed Ali Al-Hussein Al Zakar

Jisr TV alleged Russia committed the “massacre”, and asserted that the raids focussed on “residential areas of Sukkaria”; Al Jazeera and Baladi also blamed Russia, while Smart considered the aircraft “likely Russia”. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights blamed both Russia and the Regime, though in a subsequent report referred to “unidentified planes”. In contrast, Deir Ezzor Free Radio suspected the US-led Coalition (which did admit bombing the city that day), with the source adding the “home of Hilal Al Aifan” to the list of places affected, Radio Al Kul also blamed the Coalition.

Civilians reported killed: 6, including five children and one to three women
Civilians reported injured: 4 or more
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Deirezzor24 [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Jisirtv [Arabic] [Archived], Radiokull [Arabic] [Archived], Deir Ezzor Free Radio [Arabic] [Archived], Aljazeera [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi [Arabic] [Archived], JFL [Arabic] [Archived], Smart [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Qasioun [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested – The US-led Coalition, Russia and the Regime were all blamed in reporting.
Coalition position: For October 4th – 5th the Coalition publicly reported no strikes near Abu Kamal.
For October 5th-6th the Coalition repoirted that “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS weapons cache.”

A building destroyed following airstrikes on Sukkaria (via Sound and Picture)

 

October 5th 2017: (S1402) Water crossing between البوكمال al Bukamal –  الباغوز al Baghouz –  حويجة الخنافر Huweija al Khanafer – 120 km east of Deir ez Zawr, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria

Barakat Abdul Hamid Ibrahim died just a month after getting married according to reports (via Euphrates Post)

Summary: Between seven and nine civilians died, and 11 were left injured, following suspected airstrikes on the Al Bagouz water crossing, between Bagouz village and Abu Kamal city, on the northern bank of the Euphrates river.
Nearly all sources blamed Russia. Activists told Smart “Russian-made warplanes” conducted the attacks, Jisr TV referred to “Russian occupation aircraft”. Baqras did not apportion blame, though provided a list of three of the victims:
Hamadi Ju’ma Al-Ibrahim
Kassar Amer Ibrahim
Barakat Abdul Hamid Ibrahim (pictured)
The Syrian Network for Human Rights attributed blame to the Regime, and documented “at least 7” killed following “warplane missiles”. Baladi totalled nine killed, as did Smart, which both cited Russia as responsible.  

However the Coalition did confirm strikes in the vicinity of Abu Kamal that day.
Civilians reported killed: 7-9
Civilians reported injured: 11
Sources: Smart [Arabic] [Archived], Jisirtv [Arabic] [Archived], Syriahr [Arabic] [Archived], Baqras [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic] [Archived], Sound and Picture (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Smart [Arabic] [Archived], Aktham-Bargas [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam News Network [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested. Possibly Russia.
Coalition position: For October 4th – 5th the Coalition reported No strikes near Al Bukamal.
For October 5th-6th the Coalition reported that “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS weapons cache.” And that “Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two IEDs and a logistics node.” And also that “On Oct. 5, near Dayr Az Zawr, Syria, one strike engaged a fighting position.”

 

 

October 5th 2017: (S1403)  جديدة عكيدات Jadida Akeidat, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: One civilian was reported killed following airstrikes on Jadid Akeidat, 20km east of Deir Ezzor on the northern bank of the Euphrates River. Smart described the incident as “similar” to attacks carried out in the same governorate during a 24 hour period, by “Russian-made warplanes”.
There is limited information on the incident, and Airwars will amend the entry when new information arises.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Smart [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Weak – Presently a single source. Contested – possibly Russian
Coalition position: For October 4th – 5th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four vehicles and a VBIED.”
For October 5th-6th the Coalition reported that “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS weapons cache.” And that “Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two IEDs and a logistics node.” And also that “On Oct. 5, near Dayr Az Zawr, Syria, one strike engaged a fighting position.”

 

 

October 5th 2017: (S1404) قرية الحسينية al Husseiniya village near Gininah, 11km northwest of Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:  Five civilians died following airstrikes on al Husseiniya village, local sources said. The number of victims was placed at five in a report by Deir Ezzor 24, including “several others wounded”.
Deir Free identified the young man Hani Jadoua Al-Khalif al-Hammad as one of the dead, and said that “artillery shelling by regime forces” was suspected responsible. In a second report released by Smart they placed the death toll at five again, and described the incident as having occurred in “a related context” to regime forces shelling a nearby village.
The US-led Coalition was not alleged responsible by any source, with Regime forces blamed by three of the sources and “Artillery shelling” as the mode of warfare by most sources, Deir Free also noted a “missile strike”. Deir Ezzor 24 referred to “air raids” and did not apportion blame, therefore the Coalition could not be ruled out entirely. In a delayed report issued October 7th – which most likely referred to an artillery or rocket strike – the Coalition noted that “On Oct. 5, near Dayr Az Zawr, Syria, one strike engaged a fighting position.”
Civilians reported killed: 5
Civilians reported injured: 5 or more
Sources: Smart [Arabic] [Archived], Deirfree [Arabic] [Archived], Deirezzor24 [Arabic] [Archived], Deirfree [Arabic] [Archived], Smart (2) [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested. Regime alleged responsible by most sources.
Coalition position: For October 4th – 5th the Coalition reported “Near Dayr Az Zawr, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four vehicles and a VBIED.”

For October 5th-6th the Coalition reported that “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS weapons cache.” And that “Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two IEDs and a logistics node.” And also that “On Oct. 5, near Dayr Az Zawr, Syria, one strike engaged a fighting position.”

 

October 5th 2017: (S1405) al Mayadeen, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary:  One person died in an aerial offensive that targeted the river crossing in al Mayadeen, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported.
News of the civilian casualty came amid numerous reports of Russian actions in the area, @m_eelwahed described “Russian raids” with phosphorous which led to the outbreak of fires in several neighbourhoods of the city. Moreover, Baladi and Syrian PC both reported a Russian Ministry of Defence announcement that “the city of Mayadeen was targeted with ten Caliber [cruise] missiles from the Mediterranean to support the advance of the regimes forces in the region.” The announcement alleged that the“missiles targeted the headquarters and warehouses of weapons and ammunition belonging to ISIS in Mayadin”.
According to Syrian PC, the announcement came “after dozens of air raids by Russian aircraft targeted the city of Mayadeen and its surroundings since dawn on Thursday, without knowing the damage caused by them until the moment of preparation of the news”.
No allegations were made against the US-led Coalition, with the Russians appearing likely culpable.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi [Arabic] [Archived], @OsamaMalaah [Arabic] [Archived], @m_eelwaheed [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested: Russia likely culprit.
Coalition position: For October 4th – 5th the Coalition reported •Near Dayr Az Zawr, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed four vehicles and a VBIED. Awaiting For October 5th-6th the Coalition reported that “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed an ISIS weapons cache.” And that “Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two IEDs and a logistics node.” And also that “On Oct. 5, near Dayr Az Zawr, Syria, one strike engaged a fighting position.”

 

October 5th 2017: (S1406) حارة البدو  al Badou neighbourhood, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary:  Eight or more women were alleged killed following US-led Coalition strikes on the al Badou neighbourhood, Raqqah city. According to the single source, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, the victims were gathering around a water well for women in the area. This was the third claimed incident over a few days in which a water source was targeted. Presently there is only one known source, therefore information is limited. Airwars will update the entry when any new information arises.
Civilians reported killed: 8 or more women
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Weak – Presently a single source.
Coalition position: For October 4th – 5th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed two communications systems, 17 fighting positions, one command and control node, two logistics nodes, four ISIS oil stills and three ISIS oil trucks; and suppressed two fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 4, near Raqqah, Syria, 28 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 11 fighting positons, three command and control nodes, communication infrastructure, four communication systems and a VBIED; and suppressed two fighting positions.” 
For October 5th-6th, the Coalition reported that “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed 23 fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply route, an IED, damaged a vehicle and suppressed three fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, 10 strikes disrupted three ISIS supply routes, damaged five fighting positions, destroyed one fighting position, and suppressed one fighting position and one ISIS tactical unit.” And that “On Oct 5, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike damaged an ISIS fighting position.”

 

October 5th 2017: (S1406a) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Four civilians from one family died in the conflict in Raqqah city, local media reported, though at present it is unclear how they died. The majority of sources alleged a land mine explosion was responsible, however, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently suspected ‘bombing” the cause.
Raqqa24, among other sources, named Abdullah Al-Abdullah (pictured) and his sisters, Rehab and Hiba and his aunt Zerifah Al-Abdullah as the victims.
No additional information is currently available.
Civilians reported killed: 4, including 3 women
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Alshabka111 [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested – Landmine explosion blamed.
Coalition position:  For October 4th – 5th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed two communications systems, 17 fighting positions, one command and control node, two logistics nodes, four ISIS oil stills and three ISIS oil trucks; and suppressed two fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 4, near Raqqah, Syria, 28 strikes engaged 11 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 11 fighting positons, three command and control nodes, communication infrastructure, four communication systems and a VBIED; and suppressed two fighting positions.” 
For October 5th-6th, the Coalition reported that “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed 23 fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply route, an IED, damaged a vehicle and suppressed three fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, 10 strikes disrupted three ISIS supply routes, damaged five fighting positions, destroyed one fighting position, and suppressed one fighting position and one ISIS tactical unit.” And that “On Oct 5, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike damaged an ISIS fighting position.”


Abdullah Al-Abdullah died in Raqqah, the cause of his death is unclear, RBSS alleged the US-led Coalition responsible (via RBSS)

 

October 5th-6th 2017: (S1421a) لحديقة البيضاء al Hadika al Baidaa [the white garden], Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: It was reported that Radwan Kor Ahmed, in addition to two other civilians, died in al Hadika al Baidaa (the white garden) of Raqqah city following alleged US-led Coalition strikes, local sources said. The two sources tracked both blamed the US-led Coalition.
While the deaths were reported on October 8th, sources said the victims had died “aq few days ago.”
At present information in very limited, we will update the entry when new details arise.
Civilians reported killed: 3
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position:
For October 5th-6th, the Coalition reported that “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed 23 fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply route, an IED, damaged a vehicle and suppressed three fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, 10 strikes disrupted three ISIS supply routes, damaged five fighting positions, destroyed one fighting position, and suppressed one fighting position and one ISIS tactical unit.” And that “On Oct 5, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike damaged an ISIS fighting position.”
For October 6th-7th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”

 

October 5th/6th 2017: (S1435) Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: The entire family of Nour Mahmoud Al I’llo (pictured), reportedly died following aerial bombardment on the city of Raqqah, according to Raqqa is being Slaughtered Silently. The report added that Nour was transferred from Raqqah to Tal Abiyad National Hospital, and was under the care of Dr Abdul Muttalib Suleiman.
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently reported the event on October 12th, saying that Nour Mahmoud Al I’llo was transferred to the hospital “almost a week ago”, indicating that the date of the event was around October 5th/6th. Airwars is, however, awaiting confirmation on this.
Civilians reported killed: 3 or more – “an entire family”
Civilians reported injured: 1
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Weak – currently a single source.
Coalition position:  For October 5th-6th, the Coalition reported that “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed 23 fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply route, an IED, damaged a vehicle and suppressed three fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, 10 strikes disrupted three ISIS supply routes, damaged five fighting positions, destroyed one fighting position, and suppressed one fighting position and one ISIS tactical unit.” And that “On Oct 5, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike damaged an ISIS fighting position.”
For October 6th-7th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”

Nour Mahmoud Al I’llo, whose family were reportedly killed in an aerial bombadment on Raqqah. The child was also reported;ly injured and transferred to Tal Abiyal National (via RBSS)

 

October 6th 2017: (S1407) مركدة, Markada, southern countryside of Al Hasakah governorate, Syria
Summary:  Up to 15 civilians died following alleged US-led Coalition strikes on Markada in the southern countryside of Al Hasakah governorate. It was claimed that the Coalition targeted a number of locations in the town controlled by so-called Islamic State. The attack left an unknown number of others wounded.
Airstrikes hit a vegetable market in the centre of the town, according to Jisr TV, resulting in the loss of civilian life; The news station said the Coalition strikes came in conjunction with a “battle launched by the Kurdish separatist militias to control the southern countryside of Hasakah and areas in the northern countryside of Deir Ezzor”. Furthermore, Shaam News Network reported : “there are very serious battles between ISIS and the Syrian Democratic Forces in the town of Markada”, with the source adding that “activists reported 15 killed in a horrific massacre by air raids carried out by the Coalition… in the centre of the town”.
Euphrates Post named one victim as Mahmoud Salloum Dawood al-Hafel from the village of al-Mweileh, who died during airstrikes near the area of Markada while trying to flee to the countryside of Hasakah. The source was the only one that did not apportion blame. All others alleged the US-led Coalition was culpable for the attack and resultant loss of life.
Civilians reported killed: 15
Civilians reported injured: 2 or more
Sources: Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Jisirtv [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam News Network [Arabic] [Archived], Alahed [Arabic] [Archived], Athrpress [Arabic] [Archived], @soheb1199 [Arabic] [Archived], @Rodikurdi4 [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Marsad Al Hasaka [Arabic] [Archived], Marsad Al Hasaka (2) [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair. All but one source alleged the US-led Coalition carried out the strikes.
Coalition position: For October 5th-6th 2017 the Coalition reported that “Near Al Hawl, one strike destroyed an ISIS staging area.” And that “Near Al Shadaddi, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”
For October 6th-7th 2017 the Coalition reported that “Near Al Shadaddi
, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit.”

 


October 6th 2017: (S1408) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary:  Multiple local sources documented the death of eight members of one family following alleged US-led Coalition strikes on the city of Raqqah. Mohammed Jumaa al-Nashif, his wife, his son’s wife, and her five children died reportedly due strikes carried out on their home in the city, though specifics of the location are currently unknown. All sources said the US-led Coalition was responsible.
Airwars will amend the entry when any new information arises.
Civilians reported killed: 8, including two women and five children
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: @24Raqqa [Arabic] [Archived], @Q_Alenezy [Arabic] [Archived], Sourrnews [Arabic] [Archived], RBSS [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa R.W.B [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 5th-6th, the Coalition reported that “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed 23 fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply route, an IED, damaged a vehicle and suppressed three fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, 10 strikes disrupted three ISIS supply routes, damaged five fighting positions, destroyed one fighting position, and suppressed one fighting position and one ISIS tactical unit.” And that “On Oct 5, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike damaged an ISIS fighting position.”

For October 6th-7th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”

 

October 6th 2017: (S1409)حارة البدو , Al Bedou neighborhood, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary:  A mass civilian casualty event reportedly took place on the Al Bedou neighbourhood of Raqqah city, following alleged US-led Coalition strikes, according to multiple local sources.
According to local monitors 40 civilians died, with reportedly a total of “around 60” suspected either killed or injured. The strikes were said to have targeted or struck an apartment building in the neighbourhood where civilians were located, and bodies were expected to be still under the rubble. Baladi reported on the significant material destruction caused including the “demolition of houses”.
According to tracked sources,”unprecedented American bombing that took place last night caused the collapse of a number of buildings in the vicinity of the municipal stadium” with the source adding that “a number of buildings cracked and collapsed in the area of ​​the White Garden and Al Bedou neighborhood around the municipal stadium, which led to the fall of a large number of martyrs and wounded and many of those are trapped under the rubble”
At present information is limited, Airwars will update the entry when new information comes to the fore regarding civilians killed.
Civilians reported killed: 40, including women and children
Civilians reported injured: 20
Sources: Alahed [Arabic] [Archived], @tojw4 [Arabic] [Archived], @soheb1199 [Arabic] [Archived], Shabab [Arabic] [Archived], Masar press [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa R.W.B [Arabic] [Archived], Marsad Al Hasaka [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi [Arabic] [Archived], Eldorar [Arabic] [Archived], Military-zones [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 5th-6th, the Coalition reported that “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed 23 fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply route, an IED, damaged a vehicle and suppressed three fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, 10 strikes disrupted three ISIS supply routes, damaged five fighting positions, destroyed one fighting position, and suppressed one fighting position and one ISIS tactical unit.” And that “On Oct 5, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike damaged an ISIS fighting position.”

For October 6th-7th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”

 

October 6th 2017: (S1410) دوار البتاني al Batani roundabout,   حارة البدو  al Badou neighbourhood, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A family of six, the mother Amal al Huwaidi and her five children Hamed Ahmed Al A’bbar, Abdul Rahman Ahmed Al A’bbar, Heba Ahmed Al A’bbar, Mahmoud  Ahmed Al A’bbar and Huda Ahmed Al A’bbar died following alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on the al Batani roundabout area in al Badou neighbourhood, Raqqah city.
The source Mohammed Alabdullah did not apportion blame, however all others alleged the US-led Coalition responsible.
Airwars will update the entry when any new information arises.
Civilians reported killed: 6
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Mohammed Alabdullah [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 5th-6th, the Coalition reported that “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed 23 fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply route, an IED, damaged a vehicle and suppressed three fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, 10 strikes disrupted three ISIS supply routes, damaged five fighting positions, destroyed one fighting position, and suppressed one fighting position and one ISIS tactical unit.” And that “On Oct 5, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike damaged an ISIS fighting position.”

For October 6th-7th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”

 

October 6th 2017: (S1410a) ﺍﻟﻤﻨﻄﻘﺔ ﺍﻟﻮﺍﻗﻌﺔ ﺑﻴﻦ ﺍﻟﺤﺪﻳﻘﺔ ﺍﻟﻤﺮﻭﺭﻳﺔ ﻭ الجميلي, the area between Al Hadika Al Mororia and Al Jumaili, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria

Subhi Hamsho reportedly died as a result of airstrike on Raqqah city, Oct 6th (via RBSS)

Summary: A civilian male named as Judge Subhi Hashmo, “the owner of the Furat Tun lounge”, and Ahmed Al Hussein were reported killed following alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on the area between Al Hadika Al Mororia and Al Jumaili, Raqqah city.
According to Syrian Press Center, the “the International Coalition targeted more than 10 air strikes in the northern neighbourhoods of Raqqah” during this time.
Later reports from Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently referred to the area near Mosque al-Ansar as the location of the incident.
All sources alleged the US-led Coalition responsible. No additional details are presently available.
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured: 2 or more
Sources: Marsad Al Hasaka [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered SIlently (RBSS) (2) [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position:  For October 5th-6th, the Coalition reported that “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed 23 fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply route, an IED, damaged a vehicle and suppressed three fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, 10 strikes disrupted three ISIS supply routes, damaged five fighting positions, destroyed one fighting position, and suppressed one fighting position and one ISIS tactical unit.” And that “On Oct 5, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike damaged an ISIS fighting position.”

For October 6th-7th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”

 

 

October 6th 2017: (S1411) حي التوسعية , Al Tawaswiya neighbourhood , Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Eight civilians died in alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on Al Tawaswiya neighbourhood, according to local media.

The citizen journalist group Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently documented: Omar Al-Ashqar “Abu Lamis”, Yasser Bakour, Khalid Al Hussein and a girl whose name was not mentioned, as the victims.
News of their death came amidst reports of considerable aerial bombardment by the Coalition, activists told Smart “the Tawaswiya neighborhoods, the Bedouins and the White Garden” were hit by “about 20 coalition raids and 60 artillery and missile rounds from SD”.
The Syrian Human Rights Committee listed further victims as:
Juma’a al-Hussein al-Barazi

Anas Ahmed al-Barazi
Sobhi Hamsho
Ahmad al-Hussein
Civilians reported killed: 8, including 1 child
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Smart [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa Media Office [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic], [Archived], Mohammed Abdullah [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 5th-6th, the Coalition reported that “Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed 23 fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply route, an IED, damaged a vehicle and suppressed three fighting positions.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 5, near Raqqah, Syria, 10 strikes disrupted three ISIS supply routes, damaged five fighting positions, destroyed one fighting position, and suppressed one fighting position and one ISIS tactical unit.” And that “On Oct 5, near Raqqah, Syria, one strike damaged an ISIS fighting position.”
For October 6th-7th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”

 

October 6th-13th  2017: (S1411a) التوسعية , Al Tawsuya neighborhood, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: At least six civilians including three children died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqah’s Al Tawsuya neighbourhood, according to local media – though there was uncertainty on the date of the event, with one source putting it at October 6th and others at October 13th.
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently reported the death of the following in a Coalition airstrike:
Hamed Obaid Al Nasser
Hamam Hamed Obaid Al Nasser
Hamida Abdo Nofal and her nephews
And the children of Aziza al-Nasser”: Mustafa, Elaf and
Rehana
The victims were also named by the Syrian Press Center and Raqqa Media Office. Both sources blamed the Coalition.
In a private message to Airwars, RBSS said the victims died on October 6th. On October 14th, the Syrian Human Rights Committee also named Hamed Obeid Al-Nasser, Hamam Hamid Obaid Al-Nasser and Hamida Abdo Noufal as killed in Coalition bombing, though reporting that the they died on October 13th.
Civilians reported killed: 6 or more, including 3 children
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa Media Office [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Press Center [Arabic], [Archived], SHRC [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – though uncertainty over date
Coalition position: Awaiting exact date

 

 

October 7th 2017: (S1412) ﺣﻤﺎﻡ ﺍﻟﺘﺮﻛﻤﺎﻥ Hamam al Turkman area? – Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A man named as Hussein al-Ali al-Hamam and his family of six peoplefrom the Hamam al Turkman area in Raqqah city (possibly where the incident occurred) died following airstrikes, local media reported.
Hussein al-Ali al Hamam reportedly worked for the local power company. Raqqa 24 blamed the US-led Coalition, while all other sources referred only to “aerial bombardment”.
Airwars will update the entry when any new information arises.
Civilians reported killed: 6-7
Civilians reported injured: Unknown

Sources: Soheb Haskawi [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Observatory in the Tel Abyad [Arabic] [Archived], Marsad Al Hassaka [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position:  For October 6th-7th the Coalition reported •Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”
For October 7th – 8th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 51 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 50 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, six vehicles, one VBIED, and four command and control networks.”

 

October 7th 2017: (S1412a) الرقة al Badou neighbourhood, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A woman named as Zubaydah al-Rahim Sheikh Hassan and her daughter Reem Mohammad al Musa (pictured) died in the al Badou neighbourhood whilst trying to leave the city of Raqqah, local sources alleged. There was some discrepancy in reports, therefore it is not clear how the two died; in equal measure sources suspected the US-led Coalition and the explosion of a land mine to be the cause of death.
Asharq Alsouri said the mother and daughter (aged 3) died in the explosion in an attempt to flee parts of the city still controlled by so-called Islamic State, with the source reporting that three other members of the family were caught and arrested by ISIS during the attempt. The Syrian Committee for Human Rights also suspected a land mine explosion.
In contrast, Syrianpc and the Syrian Network for Human Rights blamed the US-led Coalition for the deaths. SN4HR reported that Zubaydah al-Rahim Sheikh Hassan and her daughter Reem Mohammad al Musa were “killed as International Coalition warplanes missiles fired on a house in al Bado area northwest of Raqqa city”.
At present the cause of death is unclear, Airwars will amend the entry when any new information arises.
Civilians reported killed: 2, one woman and one girl
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Asharq Alsouri [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqah Maydaniha [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested. Coalition strike or landmine explosion.
Coalition position:  For October 6th-7th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”
For October 7th – 8th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 51 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 50 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, six vehicles, one VBIED, and four command and control networks.”

The girl Reem Mohammad al Musa, born in 2014, killed with her mother Zubaida Rahim Sheikh Hasan (via Syrian Network for Human Rights)

 

October 7th 2017: (S1413) Raqqah city [likely حي الرميلة Al Rumaila neighbourhood east of the city], Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: At least six civilians from one family reportedly died in alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on Al Rumaila neighbourhood, Raqqah city. Marsad Al Hasaka listed six of the victims as follows:
Mahmoud Al Fayadh
Ahmed Al Fayadh
Hani Al Fayadh
Mary Al Fayadh
And their mother and another unknown child
Quoting Al-Shibli, Al Fayha reported that “the shelling focused on the “expansionist and Bedouin neighborhoods” inside the city, targeting the perimeter of the municipal stadium, and pointing out the presence of more than ten thousand civilians still trapped inside the city along with the interruption of electricity, water, vegetables and milk for the children from the city, which has been in a siege of suffocating for nearly four months”. Al Fahya also reported that eleven family members in total died.
All sources alleged the US-led Coalition was responsible for the attack on Al Rumaila and the resultant loss of civilian life.
Civilians reported killed: 6 – 11, including one woman and 1-5 children
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Marsard Al Hasaka [Arabic] [Archived], Mohammed Alabdullah [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa 11 (pro assad) [Arabic] [Archived], Alfayha [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 6th-7th the Coalition reported •Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”

For October 7th – 8th the Coalition reported •Near Raqqah, 51 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 50 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, six vehicles, one VBIED, and four command and control networks.”

 

October 7th 2017: (S1414) حي بريد الدرعية , Bared al-Daraia neighbourhood, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: An adult male civilian Sherif Ibrahim al-Sharif (pictured), a resident of the Bared al Daraia neighbourhood, died following alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on Raqqah city according to reports.
There is very limited information at present, and amendments will be made to the entry when any new information is known.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa11 (pro assad) [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair. However only two sources, one of which is pro-Assad.
Coalition position: For October 6th-7th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”
For October 7th – 8th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 51 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 50 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, six vehicles, one VBIED, and four command and control networks.”

Sherif Ibrahim al-Sharif allegedly killed by US-led Coalition airstrikes (via Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently)

 

October 7th 2017: (S1415) Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary:  Local media reported that Mohammed Abdel Moneim Al-Humaidi died and his father Abdel-Moneim Al-Humaidi was injured following alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on Raqqah. There was limited information due to only three reports on the incident. Two of three sources attributed the loss of civilian life to US-led Coalition strikes, while the remaining source Marsad Al Hasaka referred only to “bombing”.
The two deaths are also mentioned in event S1410, with some sources claiming the event occurred a day earlier.
Civilians reported killed: 0-2
Civilians reported injured: 1
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Marsad Al Hasaka [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair – though possibly confused with S1410.
Coalition position: For October 6th-7th the Coalition reported •Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”
For October 7th – 8th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 51 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 50 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, six vehicles, one VBIED, and four command and control networks.”

 

October 4th – 7th 2017: (S1416) Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Multiple local sources said that over 240 civilians had been killed and large numbers wounded in the past four days, allegedly by aircraft and airstrikes of the US-led Coalition. Sharqiya Voice estimated that 250 were killed in a 48 hour period, though all other sources alleged the slightly lower toll occurred over four days.
Please note that this is a general civilian casualty estimate, and will almost certainly encompass figures from other entries.
Civilians reported killed: 240
Civilians reported injured: 20-50 or more
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa R.W.B [Arabic] [Archived], @EuphratsPost [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], Smart [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For October 3rd – 4th the Coalition reported •Near Raqqah, 30 strikes engaged 16 ISIS tactical units; destroyed 14 fighting positions, two vehicles, and a logistics node; and suppressed four fighting positions.
For October 4th – 5th the Coalition
reported •Near Raqqah, 23 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units; destroyed two communications systems, 17 fighting positions, one command and control node, two logistics nodes, four ISIS oil stills and three ISIS oil trucks; and suppressed two fighting positions.
For October 5th- 6th
the Coalition reported •Near Raqqah, 29 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed 23 fighting positions, two vehicles, a supply route, an IED, damaged a vehicle and suppressed three fighting positions.
For October 6th-7th
the Coalition reported •Near Raqqah, 17 strikes engaged six ISIS tactical units and destroyed a command and control node, seven fighting positions, two vehicles, and two communications infrastructures, and a VBIED; damaged two fighting positions, two communication infrastructures, two ISIS supply routes and suppressed one fighting position.” “It additionally reported that “On Oct. 6, near Raqqah, Syria 23 strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed 17 fighting positions, six vehicles, a VBIED, and an ISIS supply road.”

For October 7th – 8th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 51 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 50 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, six vehicles, one VBIED, and four command and control networks.”

 

October 7th – 8th 2017: (S1418) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: The citizen journalist group, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, documented the death of Ismail Al Sharif (pictured), following alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on the city of Raqqah.
At present the location of the incident within the city is unknown. Airwars will add to the entry when any new details arise.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Weak – Presently a single source.
Coalition position: For October 7th – 8th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 51 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 50 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, six vehicles, one VBIED, and four command and control networks.”
For October 8th – 9th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units, destroyed 15 fighting positions, 11 vehicles, one VBIED, one machine gun, and four command and control networks.” It additionally reported that “Near Raqqah, 2 strikes damaged an ISIS fighting position; and disrupted a line of communication.”

Ismail Al Sharif allegedly killed in US-led Coalition airstrikes on Raqqah (via RBSS)

 

October 7th-8th 2017: (S1423) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria

Mustafa Abdel-Mustafa Al-Dikish died in Raqqah, following alleged US-led Coalition strikes on Raqqah (via RBSS)

Summary: A civilian male named as Mustafa Abdel-Mustafa Al-Dikish (pictured) died following US-led Coalition airstrikes on Raqqa, local sources alleged.
News of his death came several days later amidst reports of significant material destruction to residential neighbourhoods in the city.
Airwars will update the entry when any new information arises.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa11 (pro-assad) [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 7th – 8th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 51 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 50 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, six vehicles, one VBIED, and four command and control networks.”
For October 8th – 9th
the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units, destroyed 15 fighting positions, 11 vehicles, one VBIED, one machine gun, and four command and control networks.” It additionally reported that “Near Raqqah, 2 strikes damaged an ISIS fighting position; and disrupted a line of communication.”

 

October 8th 2017: القائم (I667) Al Qaim, West Anbar province, Iraq
Summary: Two brothers – named as Mohammed and Ahmed Nasser Al-Zein – were reported killed in Al Qaim. Reports were contested: one source implied that Iraqi aircraft may have been responsible, while two others did not apportion blame. The Coalition itself has reported airstrikes in the vicinity at the time.
The Euphrates Post reported that the two brothers were killed “as a result of an air strike targeting the city of Al-Qaim in Iraq today.”
Civilians reported killed: 2-3
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Lawhat Bukmalna [Arabic] [Archived], Bakomal Done [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of reporting: Contested – One source blames the Iraqi air force.
Coalition position: For October 7th – 8th the Coalition reported “Near Al Qaim, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a headquarters and a vehicle.”
For October 8th – 9th the Coalition reported “Near Al Qaim, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a headquarters and a vehicle. Near Rawah, four strikes destroyed an ISIS headquarters, a VBIED and a weapons cache.”

Mohammed and Ahmed Nasser Al-Zein (via Lawhat Bukmalna)

 

October 8th 2017: (S1419) الرقة Raqqah city (possibly Diriya area), Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Five of members of one family died in Raqqah city following alleged “shelling” according to local reports.
According to sources in the city Omar Mahmoud Ghalia his wife Hanan Sharif and their children, Adnan Omar Ghalia, Elaf Omar Ghalia and the girl Angham Khairou Ghalia were listed as the victims.
According to Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently four of their children survived and “were taken to a house on the main road at the junction between Hitteen famr and Rabi’at al Atfal
No sources apportioned blame. Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently was the sole source that reference weapons, namely “shelling”.
No further details are presently available.
Civilians reported killed: 5
Civilians reported injured: 4
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Noormfh [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 7th – 8th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 51 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 50 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, six vehicles, one VBIED, and four command and control networks.”
For October 8th – 9th
the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units, destroyed 15 fighting positions, 11 vehicles, one VBIED, one machine gun, and four command and control networks.” It additionally reported that “Near Raqqah, 2 strikes damaged an ISIS fighting position; and disrupted a line of communication.”

The family of Omar Ghalia lost relatives to alleged shelling in Raqqah on October 8th (via RBSS)

 

October 8th 2017: (S1420) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Ten displaced persons from Palmyra died in alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on Raqqah city, local media reported.
The following people were listed as victims:
Mohammed Qassem Abu Ahmed
Sabah Abdullah Abu Ahmed (wife of Mohammed)
Louay Mohammed Abu Ahmed and his family
Maha Humaidan (Louay’s wife)
Raghad Louay Mohammed Qassem Abu Ahmed. (F)
Mohamed Louay Mohamed Qassem Abu Ahmed
Wael Louay Mohamed Qassem Abu Ahmed
Maal Al-Sham Luai Mohammed Qassem Abu Ahmed
Fadi Louay Mohammed Qassem Abu Ahmed
Fadi Mohammed Abu Ahmed
Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently reported that the ten killed were struck whist inside their house in the city, though did not give a location. All sources blamed the US-led Coalition.

Civilians reported killed: 10
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: RaqqaAhluna [Arabic] [Archived], Amer Hweidi [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Palmyra media centre [Arabic] [Archived], Asharqalsuri [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 7th – 8th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 51 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 50 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, six vehicles, one VBIED, and four command and control networks.”
For October 8th – 9th
the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units, destroyed 15 fighting positions, 11 vehicles, one VBIED, one machine gun, and four command and control networks.” It additionally reported that “Near Raqqah, 2 strikes damaged an ISIS fighting position; and disrupted a line of communication.”

 

October 8th 2017: (S1421) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A single source, Palmyra Revolutionary Committee, reported the deaths of three familiy members origionally from that city following “bombing” on Raqqah.
The group named the following: “The wife of the martyr Abdul Aziz Al-Saeed and the martyrdom of her children: Ahmed Abdul Aziz Al-Saeed and Ghani Abdul Aziz Al-Saeed in the bombing that targeted an entire neighborhood housing a large number of displaced people from the city of Palmyra in Raqqa and killed dozens of martyrs”.
No additional locational details are presently known.
Civilians reported killed: 3, including 2 children and 1 woman
Civilians reported injured: Unknown

Sources: Palmyra Revolutionary Committee [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Weak – Presently a single source, although please also note entries S1420, S1426 and S1427.
Coalition position:  For October 7th – 8th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 51 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 50 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, six vehicles, one VBIED, and four command and control networks.”
For October 8th – 9th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units, destroyed 15 fighting positions, 11 vehicles, one VBIED, one machine gun, and four command and control networks.” It additionally reported that “Near Raqqah, 2 strikes damaged an ISIS fighting position; and disrupted a line of communication.”

 

 

October 8th-9th 2017: (S1422) al-Tawasu’iyah neighborhood, الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A civilian male named as Juma’a al-Hussein al-Barazi and his nephew Anas Ahmad al-Barazi died after alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on the al-Tawasu’iyah neighborhood of Raqqah city according to multiple local sources.
Reportedly, “massive destruction of residential buildings and public property” followed the strikes, with sources also suspecting that many more civilians were wounded. All sources blamed the US-led Coalition.
The date of the event was unclear: between October 8th and 9th.
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured: 2 or more
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa11 (pro-assad) [Arabic] [Archived] , Alraqqa Almaydaneia [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 8th – 9th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units, destroyed 15 fighting positions, 11 vehicles, one VBIED, one machine gun, and four command and control networks.” It additionally reported that “Near Raqqah, 2 strikes damaged an ISIS fighting position; and disrupted a line of communication.”
For October 9th-10th the Coalition publicly reported no strikes in Raqqa.

 

October 8th-9th 2017: (S1424) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A young civilian male (possibly a teenage boy) named as Khalil Ibrahim al-Shehab (pictured) reportedly died of his wounds following US-led Coalition airstrikes on the city of Raqqah “several days earlier”, local sources alleged.
There is very limited information, and Airwars will update when any new details become available.
Civilians reported killed: 1, possibly a teenager
Civilians reported injured: Unknown

Sources: Asharq Alsuri [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silenty (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position:  For October 7th – 8th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 51 strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units; destroyed 50 fighting positions, a tactical vehicle, six vehicles, one VBIED, and four command and control networks.”
For October 8th – 9th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units, destroyed 15 fighting positions, 11 vehicles, one VBIED, one machine gun, and four command and control networks.” It additionally reported that “Near Raqqah, 2 strikes damaged an ISIS fighting position; and disrupted a line of communication.”
For October 9th-10th the Coalition publicly reported no strikes in Raqqa.

Khalil Ibrahim al-Shehab (via Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently)

 

October 8th-9th 2017: (S1425) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Nine civilians, displaced persons from Palymra, died in Raqqah city according to multiple local sources. The victims were inside their house in the city when the US-led Coalition allegedly targeted the building.
The deaths were reported in Palmyra on October 11th, though the incident was said to have taken place “several days ago.”
A girl named as Ghazal Ahmed Obaid Taha had reportedly “survived a previous massacre one month ago which injured her and killed her entire family, and she is now martyred in this massacre”.
The names of the victims were reported as follows:
Mahmoud Hassan Taha
Abdul Razzaq Mohammed Taha
Fayza Ahmed Hassan Taha
Ahmed Abd Taha
Aziza Abd Taha
Najah Abdul Rahman Hamadeh
Ala ‘Ali Taha
Abdul Razzaq Ali Taha
Ghazal Ahmed Obaid Taha

All sources blamed the US-led Coalition.

Civilians reported killed: 9, including 1 child and 1 woman
Civilians reported injured: Unknown
Sources: Palmyra Media Centre [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], PNN [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of reporting: Fair

Coalition position: For October 8th – 9th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units, destroyed 15 fighting positions, 11 vehicles, one VBIED, one machine gun, and four command and control networks.” It additionally reported that “Near Raqqah, 2 strikes damaged an ISIS fighting position; and disrupted a line of communication.”
For October 9th-10th the Coalition publicly reported no strikes in Raqqa.

 

October 9th 2017: القائم (I669) Al Qaim, West Anbar province, Iraq
Summary: Multiple victims were reported as a result of airstrikes in Al Qaim in West Anbar. Yaqein attributed the bombings in “different areas of Al Qaim” to the “International Alliance”. One local source reported that the airstrike on Al Qaim was linked to the start of a battle to liberate the town from ISIS, but did not specify a culprit.

Civilians reported killed: unknown
Civilians reported
injured: unknown
Sources:
Yaquin [Arabic] [Archived], Yasir Falh Othaman [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of
reporting: Weak – single source alleges Coalition
Coalition
position: For October 8th – 9th the Coalition reported “Near Al Qaim, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed one vehicle.”

For October 9th – 10th the Coalition stated “Near Al Qaim, two strikes destroyed an ISIS IED and an ISIS-held building.”

 

October 9th-10th 2017: (S1426) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A civilian male named as Yassin Ahmed Al-Ibrahim (pictured) died in Raqqah following an “aerial bombardment” of the city, local media said.
There is very limited information at present for this event, with both RBSS and Raqqa Maydan saying on October 11th that the incident had taken place “several days ago.”
Airwars understands that only the US-led Coalition were bombing in Raqqah at the time.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Raqqa Maydaniya [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 9th-10th the Coalition publicly reported no strikes in Raqqa.
For October 10th-11th 2017 the Coalition stated: “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed a logistical node.” It additionally reported that “Near Ar Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

Yassin Ahmed Al-Ibrahim (via Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently)

 

October 9th-10th 2017: (S1427) الرقة, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A man and a boy named as Mohamed Abdel Hadi Zein and Abdul Hadi Ahmed Al Zein (pictured) died as a result of US-led Coalition airstrikes on Raqqah city, local sources alleged.
There is very limited information regarding the incident however all sources blamed the Coalition. Airwars will update the entry when new information arises.
Civilians reported killed: 2, including one child

Civilians reported injured: Unknown
Sources: Raqqa Media Center [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa Maydaniya [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Mohammed Alabdullah [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position:  For October 9th-10th the Coalition publicly reported no strikes in Raqqa.
For October 10th-11th 2017 the Coalition stated: “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed a logistical node.” It additionally reported that “Near Ar Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

Mohamed Abdel Hadi Zein and Abdul Hadi Ahmed Al Zein died following alleged US-led Coalition strikes on Raqqah. (via Raqqa Media Center)

 

 

October 9th-10th 2017: (S1428)  الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria

Abdul khaliq Al-Abaka, a victim of alleged US-led Coalition strikes on the city of Raqqah (via RBSS)

Summary: Three civilians from one family reportedly died in an alleged US-led Coalition air raid on Raqqa city.
Abdul Hakim Al-Abaka, Abdul Khaliq Al Abaka (pictured) and Khalil Al-Abaka were named as the victims by multiple local sources.
No further details are presently available.
Civilians reported killed: 3
Civilians reported injured: Unknown
Sources: Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa Media Office [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa Maydaniya [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Mohammed Alabdullah [Arabic] [Archived], 
Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 9th-10th the Coalition publicly reported no strikes in Raqqa.
For October 10th-11th 2017 the Coalition stated: “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed a logistical node.” It additionally reported that “Near Ar Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

 

October 9th – 10th 2017: (S1429) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Two or more civilians of the same family were reported killed following US-led Coalition airstrikes on Raqqah city. The family were displaced from Palmyra and news of their deaths came amidst reports of 45 or more citizens of Palmyra killed in Raqqah “during the past 24 hours”. The children of Maher Nabil Al Hamada were reported by the Palmyra Revolutionary Committee as having been killed. The source did not say how many children were affected, but incident 1396b mentions two people called Shahed Maher Hamada and Yasin Maher Hamada. From the names it appears they may well be the children of Maher Nabil al Hamada.
There was some confusion regarding the event. A second source, PNN, reported that “there is no truth to the news of the martyrdom of Mr. Maher Nabil Hamadeh and his family in the city of Raqqa”. The source went on to say that Mr Hamadeh’s wife and one of his children were however killed – though it is unclear whether these deaths belong to this casualty event or to 1396b.
Both sources blamed the US-led Coalition.
Civilians reported killed: 2-3, including 0-1 woman and 2 or more children
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Palmyra Revolutionary Committee [Arabic] [Archived], Palmyra Revolutionary Committee (2) [Arabic] [Archived], PNN [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested – may be part of event S1396b
Coalition position:   For October 9th – 10th the Coalition reported No strikes in Raqqah

 For October 10th – 11th the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed a logistical node.” It additionally reported that “Near Ar Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

 

October 9th-10th 2017: (S1430) Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: The wife of Reham Awad Al-Abdullah and the child Fatima Bahaa Al Din were named as killed in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqah by Palmyra Revolutionary Committee.
No further details are currently available.
Civilians reported killed: 2, including 1 child and 1 woman
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Palmyra Revolutionary Committee [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Weak – currently single source
Coalition position: For October 9th – 10th the Coalition reported No strikes in Raqqah
For October 10th – 11th
the Coalition reported that  “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed a logistical node.” It additionally reported that “Near Ar Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

 

October 10th 2017: (S1430a) الرقة Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A civilian male named as Mahmoud al-Aswad died following alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes on Raqqah city, local media reported.
There is limited information at present, Airwars will update the entry when new details arise.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Media Without Borders [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 9th – 10th the Coalition reported no strikes in Raqqah,
For October 10th – 11th
the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed a logistical node.” It additionally reported that “Near Ar Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

Mahmoud al-Aswad (via Raqqa is Being Slaughtered)

 

October 10th 2017: راوة (I670) Rawa, West Anbar province, Iraq
Summary: Yaqein reported heavy bombardments on Rawa by Coalition aircraft, resulting in civilan casualties and injured as well as substantial damage to homes and vehicles, along witrh ISIS forces. It noted that “‘international airstrikes resulted in the killing of 10 terrorists and the destruction of 7 vehicles and a number of houses in Rawa, west of Al-Anbar,’ the military information cell said in a statement on Tuesday.”
However in a later report, the news agency implied that artillery may have been responsible, noting “heavy shelling by the international coalition”. Similarly, a local report alleged “Artillery bombing on Al Qaim city and Rawa in preparation for an offensive.”
A local report named one of the civlians killed as Anas Malik Salamah.
Civilians reported killed: unknown
Civilians reported
injured: unknown
Sources:
Yaquin [Arabic] [Archived], Durgam Naem [Arabic] [Archived], Yaquin [Arabic] [Archived], Ahmed Abd Samed [Arabic] [Archived]
Quality of
report: Contested.
Coalition position:
For October 9th – 10th the Coalition reported “Near Rawah, one strike destroyed an ISIS headquarters.”

For October 10th – 11th the Coalition stated “Near Rawa, five strikes engaged two ISIS tactical unit, damaged a supply route and destroyed seven VBIEDs, a VBIED factory, a heavy machine gun, an ISIS-held building, and a vehicle.”

Anas Malik Salamah via Ahmed Abd Samed

 

October 10th – 11th 2017: (S1436) Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Two named civilians died in an alleged Coalition airstrike at a water well in Raqqah, according to local media – though the date of the incident is currently unclear.
According to Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (reporting on October 13th), one young man, Bebars Ismail al-Habash, died “a few days ago” in a bombing targeting a well.
Alshabaka111 named two victims: Bebars Ismail al-Habash and Ismail Habash, and blamed “indiscriminate US aircraft” for their deaths.
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa Media Office [Arabic], [Archived], Alshabaka111 [pro-Assad] [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – though date of event currently unclear.
Coalition position: For October 9th – 10th the Coalition reported no strikes in Raqqah,
For October 10th – 11th
the Coalition reported “Near Raqqah, five strikes engaged four ISIS tactical units and destroyed a logistical node.” It additionally reported that “Near Ar Raqqah, Syria, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

For October 11th – 12th the Coalition reported “Near Ar Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units, damaged nine fighting positions, destroyed 11 fighting positions, 12 vehicles, two communication nodes and one ISIS supply route.” And additionally that “On Oct. 11 near Ar Raqqah, Syria, eight strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed four ISIS communication lines, two communications nodes and a fighting position.”

 

October 11th 2017: (S1431) البوكمال Vicinity of Omar mosque, Abu Kamal, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Thirteen civilians reportedly died, including seven children and five women, following an attack on Abu Kamal, Deir Ezzor.
Victims were listed by Euphrates Post:
Ahmed Saleh Al-Rawai
wife of Ahmed Saleh Al-Rawai (Hanan Al-Razaj)  [F]
Rouba Ahmad Al-Rawi [F]
Rana Ahmed Al Rawi [F]
Kinda Ahmed Al-Rawi [F]
Five of Rana and Kinda’s children (5)
Wife of Riad Ahmad al-Rawi and her child [F] (2)
Naba’ Manhal Al-Rawi, [F] (the niece of Ahmad Al-Rawi)
At present the culpable party remains unclear. The majority of sources alleged or suspected that Russia was responsible. However the US-led Coalition received one allegation. Moreover, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported “it was not known whether the warplanes that targeted Abu Kamal city belong to the Coalition or the Russians”. In addition, Euphrates Post’s initial assessment referred to “explosive barrel bombs”, and so the Regime also cannot be ruled out as a suspect.

Baladi placed the death toll lower than most saying that “Eight civilians, including children and women from one family, were killed on Wednesday by coalition shelling targeting their home near Omar Mosque in the town of Abu Kamal, east of Deir al-Zour”. The source added that “the aircraft targeted the city in a number of raids; centered on the vicinity of Aisha hospital and near the Mosque of Al-Hadi and Omar Mosque in Abu Kamal”.
Al Jazeera said that one girl remained trapped under the rubble, with other reports suggesting many others were wounded, some in a critical condition.
Civilians reported killed: 13-14, including 6 children and 6 women
Civilians reported injured: 6 or more
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post (3) [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post (4) [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Moaz Alshami [Arabic] [Archived], Baladi [Arabic] [Archived], Aljazeera [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived],Step News Agency [Arabic] [Archived], Smart [Arabic] [Archived],Deirezzor24 [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested. Possibly Russia, though Coalition strikes confirmed in vicinity.
Coalition position: For October 10th – 11th the Coalition reported that “Near Abu Kamal, one strike destroyed two ISIS vehicles and two trailers.
For October 11th – 12th
the Coalition reported that “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed one ISIS vehicle.”

 

October 12th 2017: (S1432)  حارة البدو Al Badou neighbourhood, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Between 25 and 35 or more civilians died in alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes carried out at midday which struck two residential buildings in Al Badou neighbourhood, Raqqah, according to local media.
The majority of sources placed the death toll at 35 and all sources blamed the US-led Coalition.
Jisr TV reported, “The agency A’maq [IS propaganda] said the American raids targeted the Bedouin neighborhood, which resulted in the death toll”. It added that this came “after the resumption of military operations yesterday, following the failure of negotiations to exit ISIS out of raqqa in return for not targeting them”. This account was reiterated in a later report by Step News Agency.
Local sources later named eight of the 35 alleged killed as:
Fayyad Al-Saif Al-Mohammad
Wafaa Fayyad Mohammed
Fidda Fayyad Mohammed
Tammam Fayyad Mohammed
Hussein Al-Fares
Ammar Hussain Al-Faris
Jassem Al-Salem
Salem Jassim Al Salem
SDU Syria said “the planes also raided other areas of the city”, whilst Raqqa 24 noted an unknown number of civilians were wounded following the attacks.

No further details are presently available.
Civilians reported killed: 25-35 or more, mostly women and children
Civilians reported injured: 12-24
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic] [Archived], Jisirtv [Arabic] [Archived], Sawarim (IS propaganda) [Arabic] [Archived], Eldorar [Arabic] [Archived], Shaam [Arabic] [Archived], SDUsyria [Arabic] [Archived], Q_Alenzy [Arabic] [Archived], Mohab_Naser2 [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa24 [Arabic] [Archived], Photo of the A’maq [Arabic] [Archived], Radiokull [Arabic] [Archived], Step News Agency [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently [Arabic] [Archived], Raqqa RWB [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Fair
Coalition position: For October 11th – 12th the Coalition reported “Near Ar Raqqah, 24 strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units, damaged nine fighting positions, destroyed 11 fighting positions, 12 vehicles, two communication nodes and one ISIS supply route.” And additionally that “On Oct. 11 near Ar Raqqah, Syria, eight strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed four ISIS communication lines, two communications nodes and a fighting position.”

For October 12th – 13th the Coalition reported “Near Ar Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units, suppressed one fighting position, destroyed two communications nodes, 10 fighting positions, one vehicle and one ISIS supply road.” And additionally that “Near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes destroyed three ISIS lines of communication and one fighting position.”

Claims that 25 to 35 civilians died at Badou came in part from ISIS’s media wing

 

October 12th-14th  2017: (S1438) Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Local media named Rima Ibrahim Al-Hammadi and Razan al-Mutasin as killed in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqah.
The date of the incident is currently unclear: reporting on October 14th, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently said that the victims died “during the past few days”.
Raqqa Media Office and SHRC reported their deaths on October 15th, also saying that they died “during the past few days”.
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa Media Office [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee (SHRC) [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – though date unclear
Coalition position: For October 12th – 13th the Coalition reported “Near Ar Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units, suppressed one fighting position, destroyed two communications nodes, 10 fighting positions, one vehicle and one ISIS supply road.” And additionally that “Near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes destroyed three ISIS lines of communication and one fighting position.”
For October 13th – 14th: The Coalition publicly reported no strikes in Raqqah.

 

October 13th 2017: (S1433) مركدة Markadah town and الحصين al Husain village, southern Hassakah countryside, Hassakah governorate, Syria
Summary: Local media reported civilian casualties in the town of Markadah and nearby al Husain village following alleged US-led Coalition strikes.
News of civilian deaths came amidst reports of conflict in the area over the past 48 hours.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights documented “violent clashes” between the so-called Islamic State organisation and the US backed SDF in the area of Jabal al-Maza west of Markadah. The SDF reportedly “made advancement” in the area resulting in “human losses in the ranks” of both factions.
Sharqiya Voice documented “several raids” carried out by the US-led Coalition and “reports of civilian casualties”; the source SMC alleged that Coalition aircraft destroyed “Alawi Aziz al-Ja’atah’s house and other houses but this could not be confirmed at the moment since the village was evacuated for more than ten days”.
Airwars will update the entry when any new information regarding civilian casualties arises.
Civilians reported killed: 1-2
Civilians reported injured: 1-2
Sources: Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], SMC [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested
Coalition position: For October 12th – 13th the Coalition reported no strikes near Hasaka.

For October 13th-14th: “Near Al Shadaddi, two strikes engaged one ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two fighting positions and one logistics node.”

October 13th 2017: القائم (I671) Al Qaim: Hasayba market, Anbar province, Iraq
Summary:
Local media reported that airstrikes carried out by the Coalition on the city of Al Qaim had caused civilian harm, resulting in 20 fatalities and several wounded.
Yaqein quoted one press statement in which a police source specified that “international coalition aircraft bombed the area of Hasayba market”. This location, as well as the number of casualties, was confirmed by a second local report from Iraq-amsi.

Civilians reported killed: 20
Civilians reported
injured: 2 or more
Sources:
Yaquin [Arabic] [Archived], Iraq-amsi [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of report: Fair.
Coalition position:
For October 12th – 13th the Coalition reported thatNear Al Qaim, one strike destroyed a VBIED factory.”

For October 13th – 14th the Coalition stated that “Near Al Qaim, Iraq, two strikes destroyed one ISIS VBIED factory and one HQ structure.”

 

October 13th 2017: (S1434) Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: A male named as Mohammed Abdul Mu’ti Al Salimr (pictured) died in the besieged neighbourhoods of Raqqah, according to a local source. Details of his death are presently unknown. Airwars will amend the entry when new information is available.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured:
Sources: Media Without Borders [Arabic] [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Weak – currently a single source.
Coalition position:  For October 12th – 13th the Coalition reported “Near Ar Raqqah, 25 strikes engaged nine ISIS tactical units, suppressed one fighting position, destroyed two communications nodes, 10 fighting positions, one vehicle and one ISIS supply road.” And additionally that “Near Raqqah, Syria, four strikes destroyed three ISIS lines of communication and one fighting position.”

For October 13th – 14th: The Coalition publicly reported no strikes in Raqqah.

Mohammed Abdul Mu’ti Al Salimr allegedly died in Raqqah, Oct 13th (via Media Without Borders)

 

October 14th-15th 2017: (S1439) Al Sa’ada village, المركدة near Markada, Hasaska governorate, Syria
Summary: Local media reported unspecified civilian casualties following alleged US-led Coalition airstrikes near Al Sa’ada village in the vicinity of Markada, Hasaka governorate, in the early hours of Sunday. People of the villages of Al-Harith, Al-Sa’dah Al-Gharbia, Al-Ashiteh Al-Gharbi, and Jana’a, all close to Markada, were reportedly displaced as a result of the air raids, Euphrates Post said.
Deir Ezzor Media Center [pro-SDF], quoted an eyewitness close to one of the villages: “The shelling led to the destruction of Daesh convoys in the villages mentioned except for the village of West Shaada, where the shelling resulted in the fall of a house on one of its residents and spread a state of panic in the village. This in turn led to the displacement of the villagers towards Shaddadi.” The source attributed the strikes to “aircraft belonging to the International Alliance”.
Presently, it is unclear how many civilians were affected, though several reports said that there were civilian casualties.
Civilians reported killed: 0-1
Civilians reported injured: 1 or more
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Deir Ezzor Media Center (pro-SDF) [Arabic] [Archived], Ab_Aktham [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair – though no specific numbers on civilian casualties.
Coalition position: For October 14th – 15th the Coalition reported Near Ash Shadaddi, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.

For For October 15th – 16th, it reported that “Near Ash Shadaddi, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a fighting position.”

 

October 15th 2017: (S1440)  البصيرة al Busayrah, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: A young man, Abdul Karim Al-Ahmad Al-Rashid Al-Othman (Al-Halabash) died following alleged airstrikes on the village of al Busayrah, Deir Ezzor governorate, according to local media.
Reports said that up to five other civilians died in addition to Abdul, and that people were fleeing the town whilst air raids were carried out. A later report from Sharqiya Voice named two families of the sons of Hassan Al-Ali Al-Ta’imat as killed.
It is not clear who was responsible for the offensive as sources did not apportion blame. Deir Ezzor 24 reported “aircraft” launched raids in an attempt “to move to areas of control the SDF”.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported that “warplanes – which may be Russian or belonging to the Coalition – bombed areas in the al-Bokamal city which is located on the Syrian – Iraqi border in the eastern countryside of Deir Ezzor, causing the death of an Iraqi family who took refuge in the ISIS-controlled city. The family consisted of six people including a woman and three children.”
No further details are currently available.
Civilians reported killed: 6, including 3 children and 1 woman
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic] [Archived], Syrianpc [Arabic] [Archived], Deirezzor24 [Arabic] [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic] [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], SO4HR (2) [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested. Unidentified aircraft.
Coalition position: For October 14th-15th the Coalition publicly reported no strikes in Deir Ezzor.
For October 15th – 16th the Coalition reported Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a tactical vehicle.

 

October 16th 2017: القائم (I672) Al Qaim, Anbar province, Iraq
Summary:
According to a single source, different areas of Al Qaim were targeted.
At the moment there is limited information on the incident, Airwars will amend the entry when any new information arises.

Civilians reported killed: unknown
Civilians reported
injured: unknown
Sources:
Yaquin [Arabic] [Archived]

Quality of report: Poor
Coalition position:
For October 15th – 16th the Coalition reported that “Near Al Qaim, four strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed five supply routes, two VBIED factories and an ISIS-held building.”

For October 16th – 17th the Coalition stated that “Near Al Qaim, one strike destroyed a VBIED factory.”

 

October 16th-17th? (date unclear) 2017: (S1444) حي الجميلي , Al Jumaili neighborhood, Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Local media reported the death of one civilian male, Lujain Al-Hamoud, in an alleged Coalition airstrikes on Raqqah – possibly a last victim of the assault on the city.
Raqqa 24 and Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently blamed the Coalition for the man’s death in reports that were published on October 20th and 22nd respectively. Raqqa 24 said Mr al Hamoud died “before the SDF took control the city” while RBSS said he had died “a few days ago.”
The SDF officially declared victory over ISIS on October 17th – a day after the last declared Coalition strikes.

Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa24com [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived]

Quality of reporting: Fair – though few details
Coalition position: The Coalition has not publicly reported carrying out any strikes in Raqqah since October 16th 2017.  

For October 16th-17th it noted: “Near Raqqah, three strikes suppressed three ISIS communication lines.” The last reported strikes prior to this were on October 12th.

Lujain Al-Hamoud (adult male, center), killed in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqah (via RBSS)

 

Around October 16th-17th? 2017 [date unclear]: (S1445) Badou neighbourhood, Raqqah, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently reported the “martyrdom of Abdul Rahman Mohammed Ali in addition to his wife, Fatima Amo, and three of their children as a result of the bombing of the International Air Force on the city of Raqqa during the battle for control of the city”.
No further details are currently available.
Civilians reported killed: 5, including 3 children and 1 woman
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqah is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived],  
Quality of reporting: Weak – currently single source, and date unknown
Coaltion position:  The Coalition has not publicly reported carrying out any strikes in Raqqah since October 16th 2017.  

For October 16th-17th it noted: “Near Raqqah, three strikes suppressed three ISIS communication lines.” The last reported strikes prior to this were on October 12th.

Abdul Rahman Mohammed Ali and his wife, Fatima Amo, killed in an alleged Coalition strike on Raqqah (via RBSS)

 

Around September 27th-30th? 2017 [date unclear]: (S1447) Raqqah, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently reported “the martyrdom of Kamal Shawach Al-Wahesh“. It blamed the Coalition for his death, and said he had died almost a month previously,
Raqqa24, reporting the death on October 25th, said that the victim died “a few days ago”.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa 24 [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – though no strikes reported and uncertainty over date.
Coaltion position:  The Coalition has not publicly reported carrying out any strikes in Raqqah since October 16th 2017.  

For October 16th-17th it noted: “Near Raqqah, three strikes suppressed three ISIS communication lines.” The last reported strikes prior to this were on October 12th.

Kamal Shawach Al-Wahesh, killed in an alleged Coalition strike of Raqqah (via RBSS)

 

Around October 16th-17th? 2017 [date unclear]: (S1448) Raqqah, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Local media reported the “martyrdom of Mohammed Mustafa Al-Qasab. Three sources blamed the US-led Coalition for his death.
Raqqa24, reporting the death on October 25th, said that the victim died “a few days ago”. However the last reported Coalition action in the city was on October 16th, with victory over ISIS declared by the SDF the foillowing day.
Civilians reported killed: 1
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqah is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa 24 [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – though no Coalition strikes reported after October 16th, and uncertainty over date
Coaltion position:  The Coalition has not publicly reported carrying out any strikes in Raqqah since October 16th 2017.  

For October 16th-17th it noted: “Near Raqqah, three strikes suppressed three ISIS communication lines.” The last reported strikes prior to this were on October 12th.

 

Around October 16th-17th? 2017 [date unclear]: (S1449) Massada village near Raqqah, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Marsad Hasaka reported “the martyrdom of the child Ali Bashir Al-Daman from the village of Massada by the bombing of coalition aircraft on the city of Al-Rigga a few days ago”.
Raqqa24, reporting the death on October 25th, said that the victim died “a few days ago”. However the last reported Coalition action in the city was on October 16th, with victory over ISIS declared by the SDF the foillowing day.
Civilians reported killed: 1 child
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Marsad Hasaka [Arabic], [Archived], Raqqa 24 [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – though no Coalition strikes reported after October 16th, and uncertainty over date
Coaltion position: The Coalition has not publicly reported carrying out any strikes in Raqqah since October 16th 2017.  

For October 16th-17th it noted: “Near Raqqah, three strikes suppressed three ISIS communication lines.” The last reported strikes prior to this were on October 12th.

Ali Bashir Al-Daman, killed in an alleged Coalition strike on Raqqah (via Marsad Hasaka)

 

Around October 16th-17th? 2017 [date unclear]: (S1450) Raqqah, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Three civilians died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqah, according to Raqqah is Being Slaughtered Silently.
The victims were named as:
Yosra Mandeel [Female]

Wael Damouk
Malik Mandeel
The source reported the deaths on October 25th but didn’t say when the victims were reportedly killed.
The Syrian Human Rights Committee also reported that the vicitms had been killed in a Coalition strike, but again didn’t say when they were killed. The last reported Coalition action in the city was on October 16th, with victory over ISIS declared by the SDF the foillowing day.
Civilians reported killed: 3, including 1 woman
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair, though date of event unknown
Coalition position: The Coalition has not publicly reported carrying out any strikes in Raqqah since October 16th 2017.  

For October 16th-17th it noted: “Near Raqqah, three strikes suppressed three ISIS communication lines.” The last reported strikes prior to this were on October 12th.

 

Around October 16th-17th? 2017 [date unclear]: (S1451) Raqqah, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Three civilians may have died in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqah, according to local media – though there was uncertainty over when the victims died, and even one report which said that they were still alive.
The three victims were named as:
Samira Alhashosh “wife of Adnan Al Saleh Alkta”
Mohammed Adnan Al Saleh – child
Najwa Adnan Al Saleh – child
Coordinating the Revolution in the City of Palmyra published “a clarification regarding the family of Mrs. Samira Al-Ali (Alhashosh) and her family.”. It said: “After receiving confirmation from one of Samira’s daughters and our contacts in the area, it turned out that Samira had died in the bombardment in Raqqa and her daughter Najwa died of her injuries in a camp near the city of Hasaka. The young man Mohammad also died in the bombing in Raqqa.”

However, On October 28th, the monitor said that the three vicitms were still alive: “It turns out that the above are still alive and they are in the city of Mansoura in the countryside Raqqah”.
However, a Facebook comment by someone called Ahmad al Qassim Dido on the Facebook page, says: “My brother in law Hamadi Al Katta got a message on Whatsapp from the granddaughter of Shattouh who was with them. She confirmed the death of the above named and said that Najwa was seriously injured and died in Ain Issa camp”.
The last reported Coalition action in the city was on October 16th, with victory over ISIS declared by the SDF the foillowing day.
Civilians reported killed: 0-3, including 0-2 children and 1 woman
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Coordinating the revolution in the city of Palmyra [Arabic], [Archived], Coordinating the revolution in the city of Palmyra (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Coordinating the revolution in the city of Palmyra [Arabic], [Archived], Facebook comment on revo.palmyra3 [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested – one report says victims are still alive
Coalition position: The Coalition has not publicly reported carrying out any strikes in Raqqah since October 16th 2017.  

For October 16th-17th it noted: “Near Raqqah, three strikes suppressed three ISIS communication lines.” The last reported strikes prior to this were on October 12th.

Mohammed Adnan Al Saleh, killed in an airstrike on Raqqah (via RBSS)

 

October 16th-17th?? (date unknown) 2017: (S1452) Raqqah city, Raqqah governorate, Syria
Summary: Local media reported the death of two civilians in an alleged Coalition airstrike on Raqqah. The victims were named as:
Ahmed Abdul Hamid Mulla Hassan

Najah Ramadan Al Fahl
According to Asharqiya Voice, they died “a few weeks ago”.
Writing on Facebook on October 28th,  Mohammad al Fahal, reportedly a family member of the victims, said: “My aunt has moved to the mercy of God.. Najah Ramadan al Fahl .. and a few days later her husband followed her ..my uncle Hajj Ahmad Abdel Hamid al Mulla Hassan. And this was due to the  bombing of Raqqa city as they were not able to get out of the city before it was put under siege. The news has just reached us from one of the survivors.” Again, the date of death was not given.
The last reported Coalition action in the city was on October 16th, with victory over ISIS declared by the SDF the foillowing day.
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently (RBSS) [Arabic], [Archived], Asharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Mohammad al Fahal facebook [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Human Rights Committee [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Fair – though date unknown
Coalition position: The Coalition has not publicly reported carrying out any strikes in Raqqah since October 16th 2017.  

For October 16th-17th it noted: “Near Raqqah, three strikes suppressed three ISIS communication lines.” The last reported strikes prior to this were on October 12th.

Ahmed Abdul Hamid Mulla Hassan and Najah Ramadan Al Fahl, killed in an alleged Coalition strike on Raqqah (via RBSS)

 

October 17th-18th 2017: (S1441) near  دوار المصرية al Masriya roundabout in البوكمال Abu Kamal, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: At least eight civilians died in an airstrike on the al Masriya roundabout in Abu Kamal, according to local media – though sources were conflicted as to whether the US-led Coalition or Russia were responsible.
According to Sharqiya Voice, there were “dozens of martyrs and wounded in the city of Abu Kamal as a result of the bombing of warplanes at al Masriya  roundabout a short while ago”.

Step News Agency pointed towards the Coalition, reporting that eight civilians died in a strike “on trucks and shops near the al Masriya roundabout”
However, Euphrates Post attributed the event to Russia, reporting that nine died and dozens more were wounded when Russian planes struck “a gathering of cars and food warehouses” near the roundabout.
The Smart News Agency also blamed Russian jets, as did Baladi and Souriatna Press.
According to Marsad al hassaka, airstrikes targeted ” the warehouse of Fayez Hamid Al-Alaw at dawn”.
Mr. Khalil Ibrahim, a former player with the Al-Fatwa Club, was named as one of the victims.
According to a post on the Our Abu Kamal facebook page, eight civilians died, of which three were Iraqis, four from Deir Ezzor and one a “local martyr”.
Civilians reported killed: 8-9
Civilians reported injured: 12-36
Sources: Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Smart News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic], [Archived], Marsad al Hassaka [Arabic] [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived],  Deir Ezzor 24 [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (2) (SO4HR) [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Al Jisrtv [Arabic], [Archived], Souriatna Press [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Our Al Boukamal  facebook post [Arabic], [Archived], Our Al Boukamal  facebook post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: For October 17th-18th, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two VBEID factories and an ISIS headquarters.
For October 18th-19th: “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed a weapons cache and two tactical vehicles.

‘Picture of Mr. Khalil Ibrahim, former player of Al-Fatwa Club and one of the victims of the massacre of the city of Albu Kamal on Tuesday.’ [Oct 17/18] (via Euphrates Post)
October 18th 2017: (S1442) الشحيل al Shaheel, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Two to four civilians were killed in an airstrike on Al Shaheel, according to local media, though sources were conflicted as to who was to blame.
One victim was named by multiple sources as Hassan Hammadi al-Murr. Deir Ezzor 24 named a second victim as Jassim Al-Hawar.
Al Sharqiya Observatory said that the victims died from wounds sustained in a Coalition strike. Sharqiya Voice also named a victim but didn’t identify the warplanes responsible for his death.
The victim was also named by Euphrates Post, who said that he was killed in “air strikes targeting the town of Al-Shuhail near Al-Hassan Mosque and Al-Khabassa Mosque”.

Marsad al Hassaka and Euphrates Post reported that two displaced men from Deir Ezzor also died.
According to Deir Ezzor 24 and Sharqiya Voice, Russian warplanes carried out up to seven raids on Al Shaheel.
Smart News Agency said that four civilians died at the hands of “unidentified fighter jets”.
Civilians reported killed: 2-4
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Al Sharqiya Observatory [Arabic], [Archived], Marsad al Hassaka [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Deir Ezzor 24 [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Smart News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Deir Ezzor 24 [Arabic], [Archived], Ibrahim Khalil on facebook [activist based in Turkey describes himself as a ‘a voice from the eastern countryside who reports on the suffering caused by Daesh, the regime and SDF’] [Arabic], [Archived],
Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: For October 17th-18th, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed two VBEID factories and an ISIS headquarters.

For October 18th-19th: “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed a weapons cache and two tactical vehicles.

 

October 19th 2017: (S1443) الشحيلالبصيرة al Busayrah, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Two civilians died in al Busayrah, according to local media – though it was unclear who was responsible. The majority of sources, however, attributed the event to Moscow.
Euphrates Post reported the death of one civilian male,Mohammed Ibrahim Al Abboud Al Kassar Abu Jamal, as a result of air strikes targeted the al Busayrah”.

RFS Media Office blamed Russia, reporting that raids “affected the residential neighborhoods, the obstetrics hospital and the water project in the city”. Free Dier Ezzour Radio, Orient and Euphrates Post also pointed towards Russia.
However according to Qasioun, regime forces were also reportedly shelling the area with “heavy artillery”.

A second victim was named as Abdo Hussein Al-Ali by multiple sources.
Civilians reported killed: 2
Civilians reported injured: unknown
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Marsad Al Sharqiya [Arabic], [Archived], Freedierazourradio [Arabic], [Archived], Mhmd AbGod [Arabic], [Archived], Orient News [Arabic], [Archived], All4syria [Arabic], [Archived], Qasioun [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Freedierazourradio [Arabic], [Archived], Sharqiya Voice (2) [Arabic], [Archived], RFS Media Office [Arabic], [Archived], Jisrtv [Arabic], [Archived],

Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position:  For October 18th-19th the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed a weapons cache and two tactical vehicles.

For October 19th-20th: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a headquarters structure and a vehicle.”

 

October 22nd 2017: (S1446) Qosour neighbourhoor, Deir Ezzor حي القصور Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: Up to 22 civilians died and 32 were wounded in an airstrike on the Qosour neighbourhood of Deir Ezzor, according to local media. The regime accused the US-led Coalition of carrying out the strike. However, the Coalition categorically denied it. Other sources point towards the regime
Euphrates Post reported that 20 civilians died and 30 were wounded “as a result of an air raid by mistake targeting the perimeter of Al-Fateh Mosque yesterday evening”. It blamed the regime.

However, Al Ahed blamed the Coalition, putting the death toll at 14 with 32 more wounded.
Reuters published a report in which the Coalition denied responsibility. It said: “Syrian state television had said the U.S.-led coalition hit the government-held Qusur district, killing 14 civilians and wounding 32, on Monday.
The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said it was unclear which aircraft carried out the raid, but that it killed at least 22 people.
Colonel Ryan Dillon, a spokesman for the US-led coalition against Islamic State, said that its jets had not conducted air strikes on any part of the eastern city. The coalition says it investigates any such allegations and was careful to avoid civilian casualties in its bombing runs in Syria and neighbouring Iraq.
Euphrates Post named victims as:
Khalil Al Yunes
Mohammed al-Hassu, nicknamed Abu Bassem
Abdul Aziz Amer al-Zaidan
Dawood Salah Al-Mawi
Yousef Nouri Al-Hesso Abu Noori
Atwan Deeb Al-Atwan
Mohamed Zakaria Al-Ahmad
Majed Khaled Lotfi
Sulaiman al-Siksak
Dr. Alaa Al Jarad
Civilians reported killed: 14-22
Civilians reported injured: 30-32
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (3) [Arabic], [Archived], Al Ahed News [Arabic], [Archived], Reuters [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Discounted Coalition. Likely regime or Russian
Coalition position: For October 21st-22nd, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed a VBIED factory, an ISIS-held building and a UAV.

For October 22nd-23rd: “Near Abu Kamal, one strike engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed an ISIS vehicle. Near Dayr Az Zawr, six strikes destroyed five defensive fighting positions, four ISIS lines of communication, a VBIED factory and an ISIS headquarters.

 

October 26th 2017: القائم (I673) Al Qaim, Anbar province, Iraq
Summary:
Sources reported the deaths of 22 civilians and dozens of wounded as a result of an airstrike on the Romana area in Al Qaim. The bombing was also reported by local media outlets Yaqein and Dhiqar. Both quoted a military source confirming the airstrike.
However, Yaqein as well as Dhiqar mentioned both the Coalition and the Iraqi airforce as the culprit.
Civilians reported killed:
22
Civilians reported
injured: 12-24
Sources:
Omar Al Halbusi [Arabic] [Archived], Yaqein [Arabic] [Archived], Dhiqar [Arabic] [Archived],
Quality of report:
Contested
Coalition position:
For October 25th-26th the Coalition reported: “Near Al Qaim, six strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and an ISIS staging area and destroyed 10 supply routes, a VBIED facility, an ISIS vehicle and a command and control node.”

For October 26th-27th: “Near Al Qaim, two strikes engaged an ISIS tactical unit and destroyed a command and control node, two weapons caches, a VBIED headquarters and two VBIED factories.

October 29th 2017: (S1453) هجين Hajeen, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: According to Sharqiya Voice, “military aircraft launched several air raids on the city of Hajeen in eastern rural Deir Ezzor. The bombing focused on a number of civilian homes and the vicinity of the public market; there was news of the death of a woman and the wounding of others”.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights also reported the death of a woman and the injury of other civilians, but like Sharqiya Voice didn’t say who was responsible.
Euphrates Post named a victim as the daughter of Farid Faris al-Saad, though SPC said that a son of Farid Faris al-Sa’ad was killed.
AL Hall reported that 22 civilians were wounded in addition to the death of a woman and blamed the Coalition
Civilians reported killed: 1-2, including 1 child and 1 woman
Civilians reported injured: 2-22
Sources: Sharqiya Voice [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], SPC [Arabic], [Archived], Shaam News Network [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hall [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested – only one source blames Coalition, others don’t apportion blame.
Coalition position: For October 28th-29th, the Coalition reported: “Near Dayr Az Zawr, one strike damaged two ISIS lines of communication.”

For October 29th-30th: “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed two ISIS staging areas and an ISIS-held building. Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three ISIS tactical vehicles and two heavy weapons.

 

October 30th 2017: (S1454) بلدة السوسة  Al Soussa town, eastern Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: A family of up to six civilians died in airstrikes on Al Soussa town, according to local media. While most sources said that Russia was to blame, two alleged that the Coalition was responsible. One other source pointed towards the Assad regime.
The majority of sources (Al Latamna Youth Gathering, Al Jisr, Baladi, Eldorar, Step News Agency, the Shaam News Network, the Syrian Network for Human Rights and Rozana) attributed the event to Russia.
According to Marsad al Sharqiya, “the bombing focused on Al Soussa police station, the home of  Ibrahim Al Mohsen and the farm of Jassim al-Fares, and the raids led to the martyrdom of a displaced family who lived in the police station.”
However, Zaki al Houkan, who appears to be an activist living in Germany, claimed that the warplane “likely belonged to the International Coalition”, alleging that it struck at “01:30 today”.
Al Hall also blamed the Coalition, reporting that “‘Coalition raids targeted several areas of the towns of  (Al Sukkariya, Al Bagouz and Al Suwayyah), with most of the raids focusing on the village of al Soussa, killing a whole family of six people and injuring others,’ said Faisal al-Sayed, a resident of Albu Kamal city”.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said that it could not tell whether the planes responsible belonged to Russia or the Coalition.
SMO was alone in alleging that the regime carried out several strikes, killing a displaced family.

Civilians reported killed: 5-6, includiing 2 children and 1 woman
Civilians reported injured: 2
Sources: Euphrates Post [Arabic], [Archived], Al Latamna Youth Gathering [Arabic], [Archived], Step News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], Sound and Picture [Arabic], [Archived], Marsad al Sharqiya [Arabic], [Archived], Euphrates Post (2) [Arabic], [Archived], Al Jisr [Arabic], [Archived], Qasioun [Arabic], [Archived], Eldorar [Arabic], [Archived], Rozana FM [Arabic], [Archived], Zaki al Houkan [appears to be an activist living in germany] [Archived], SMO [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SO4HR) [Archived], Baladi [Arabic], [Archived], Shaam News Network [Arabic], [Archived], Al Hall [Arabic], [Archived], Syrian Network for Human Rights (SN4HR) [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Contested Russia
Coalition position: For October 29th-30th the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, three strikes destroyed two ISIS staging areas and an ISIS-held building. Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units and destroyed three ISIS tactical vehicles and two heavy weapons.

For October 30th-31st: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units, destroying a vehicle and an ISIS headquarters. Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units.

The aftermath of an airstrike on Al Soussa town, Oct 30th, which reportedly killed a displaced family of five people (via Euphrates Post)

 

October 31st 2017: (S1455) مساكن الرواد Al Ruwwad residences, Deir Ezzor city, Deir Ezzor governorate, Syria
Summary: According to the Step News Agency, “the international coalition launched an air strike targeting the location of the regime in al Ruwwad housing area in the city of Deir ez Zawr”.

No further details are currently available.
Friendly Forces reported killed: unknown
Friend Forces reported injured: unknown
Sources: Step News Agency [Arabic], [Archived], 

Quality of reporting: Weak – currently single source
Coalition position: For October 30th-31st, the Coalition reported: “Near Abu Kamal, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units, destroying a vehicle and an ISIS headquarter. Near Dayr Az Zawr, two strikes engaged two ISIS tactical units.”

For October 31st-November 1st: “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.”