The Coalition pays 80,000 euros as a blood money of Al-Shaitat victims who were killed by mistake.

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Special sources for D24 network revealed that on Sunday 27 January 2019, a delegation from the international coalition and the SDF met with elders from Abu Hamam town in the eastern Deir Ezzor countryside, where they paid blood money of 11 people who were killed by mistake by the international coalition and the SDF on 3 January, this year.

According to the sources, Al-Diyah “the blood money” was 80,000 euros, and it was paid to the families of the victims who were killed during a raid by the SDF under covering fire of the Coalition on the civilian houses in Al-Kishkeiyah town east of Deir Ezzor.

The meeting was held at the headquarter of the Public Relations office in Abu Hamam town in the eastern Deir Ezzor countryside, in the presence of several personalities.

Among the personalities who attended the payment of Al-Diyah, representatives of the international coalition, foremost among them Haval Razan, the highest representative of the coalition, and the link between the international coalition and the SDF.

Representatives of the victims’ families were: Hassan Al-Obaid Al-Ghadir, Abdelkader Al-Hassan Al-Baqes, Ammash Al-Hussein Al-Ghadir, Fahim Al-Ghadir, Jassim Al-Qatmir, Hamad Al-Ahmad Al-Amin, Ibn Badri Al-Hamad Al-Ghadir.

The sources noted that the two sides agreed that such mistakes with regard to fighting Daesh must not be repeated, and fighting Daesh must be separated from committing any mistakes that cause civilian casualties, and they reiterated the need to hold accountable those who provided the SDF and the Coalition with wrong coordinates that caused the deaths of civilians.

It is noteworthy that the international coalition and the SDF had met the families of victims in Al-Omar oilfield in Deir Ezzor countryside, where the international coalition admitted that it had obtained false information which led to the killing of two civilians in Al-Kashkiyah town east of Deir Ezzor.

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