Civilians paid a heavy price in the final days of battle for Raqqa – with thousands of Coalition munitions raining down on the city.
As strikes targeting ISIS in Iraq wind down, an air-backed race against Islamic State in Syria has put civilians in extreme danger.
In the race to capture ISIS territory, hundreds of civilians have been reported killed by airstrikes in Deir Ezzor governorate in the past two weeks. Russia, the regime and Coalition are all active in the area.
Despite a significant fall in reported Coalition casualty events in Iraq, the fierce battle for control of Raqqa meant August was the third deadliest month for non-combatants.
Coalition munition use – and civilian deaths – each drop by one third at Raqqa, as SDF campaign to capture city slows
Coalition commander plays down high civilian toll in Syria, despite findings of monitors and investigators
Almost five times more Coalition than Russian civilian casualty allegations were tracked by Airwars during June
Hundreds of civilians are now being killed monthly in Coalition airstrikes in both Iraq and Syria, credible reports indicate