Dec 30, 2018

U.S. coalition airstrikes have killed more than 1,000 civilians

Airstrike picture.

Photo: Ekrem Masry/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images

The U.S. military reports that airstrikes by the coalition to defeat ISIS in Syria and Iraq are responsible for accidentally killing 1,139 civilians since August 2014.

By the numbers: The full number of civilian casualties may be larger, since 184 civilian casualty allegation reports are still open at this time. There have been 31,406 airstrikes between August 2014 and November 2018.

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