Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Belligerent
Country
Libya
start date
end date
Airwars Grading
Belligerent Assessment

Incident Code

LC326

Incident date

March 25, 2020

Location

عين زارة, Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.816556, 13.267525 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly injured by indiscriminate shelling on Ain Zara.

The Field Medicine and Support Center said: “The martyr field hospital, Ayman al-Haramah, affiliated to the Center for Field Medicine and Support, today, Wednesday, 3/25/2020, helps the citizen: Hamza Salem Al-Qamudi (M), 32 years old, after a shell landed on his house in the Ain Zara area, provided him with first aid and transferred him to Tripoli Medical Hospital.

This shell also caused material damage to the house.”

There is currently no other information available.

Reports of fighting in the area point at the GNA or LNA as the culprit.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Libyan National Army (LNA), Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Hamza Salem Al-Qamudi, allegedly injured by shelling on Ain Zara on March 25th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Hamza Salem Al-Qamudi, allegedly injured by shelling on Ain Zara on March 25th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Building damaged by shelling on Ain Zara on March 25th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Building damaged by shelling on Ain Zara on March 25th, 2020 (via FMSC)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)
  • Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Libyan National Army (LNA), Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC324

Incident date

March 25, 2020

Location

طرابلس:‎ السبعة, Tripoli: Al Sabaa, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.857003, 13.262064 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were allegedly injured by LNA shelling on the Al Sabaa neighbourhood of Tripoli.

Hona Souq Al-Khmies said there were “Injuries among the Egyptian workers in one of the seven workshops now” and later posted that three were wounded.

Ambulance Services Libya and Libya Alahrar TV also reported three injuries. In addition, damage to buildings and cars by shells and rockets was mentioned.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (14) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (7) [ collapse]

  • Cars burning after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Damaged buildings after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Damaged buildings after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (14) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC325

Incident date

March 25, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: طريق السور, Tripoli: Al Sour road, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.881313, 13.219781 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Street level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Street

Airwars assessment

One girl was allegedly injured because of LNA shelling on the Al Sour road in Tripoli.

Hona Souq Al-Khmies said: “Missiles on 2 houses: Al-Ghadamsi’s house, Omar Khalifa’s house. And a little girl, with a minor injury, is now in Al-Zawiya Street Hospital, sewing a minor wound on the head.”

Libya Alaharar TV wrote: “A child was injured due to the militia bombing of Haftar civilian homes on the Al Sour Road in Tripoli.” It added that several houses and cars were injured.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Car damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (Hona Souq Al-Khmies)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC323

Incident date

March 24, 2020

Location

عين زارة, Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.816556, 13.267525 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Several civilians were allegedly killed and four policemen were allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Ain Zara.

Hona Souq Al-Khmies said: “Pictures showing some of the effects of the missile bombing of the rebel war criminal militia Haftar on the Correction and Rehabilitation Institution Ain Zara Al-Ruwaimi, which houses more than 420 inmates, causing injury to four members of the judicial police, 72 hours before the deceptive announcement of the spokesman of Haftar about the false cessation of the launch fire.”

The Libya Observer wrote that three guards and a paramedic were injured.

Tk Yahroug Kl shy said: “Some police and prisoners died in Al-Ruwaimi prison after random shells fell on the prison.” It added that 20 shells hit the facility.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Prison allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on March 24th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Prison allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on March 24th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Prison allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on March 24th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Prison allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on March 24th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC320

Incident date

March 23, 2020

Location

عين زارة: مصحة الكحيلي, Ain Zara: Kahily Clinic, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.780360, 13.301342 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Two civilians from the same family were allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Ain Zara.

The Field Medicine and Support Center said: “The Ain Zara field hospital, affiliated to the Center for Field Medicine and Support, is today morning assisting a family in the Ain Zara region after a shell fell on their house, which resulted in the death of both Mrs. Lutfiah Abdulqadir Al-Rashid, 42 years old and Mr. Salem Faraj Al-Samah, 55, the woman’s nephew, was visiting their house to take out some of the necessities needed for use in their daily lives.

The bodies were transferred to the Mercy House of Tripoli Medical Hospital.”

Simffaro said the incident took place “behind the Al-Kahili clinic, Al-Naseem Street, after the Bukhari Mosque.”

Other sources poblished the same death toll.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

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    Salem Faraj Al Samah, allegedly killed by shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via Simffaro)
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    A victim in a body bag allegedly killed by shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via Simffaro)
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    A victim in a body bag allegedly killed by shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via Simffaro)
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    Salem Faraj Al Samah, allegedly killed by shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Salem Faraj Al Samah, allegedly killed by shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC321

Incident date

March 23, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: سوق الجمعة , Tripoli: Souq Al Jumaa, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.881854, 13.256303 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly killed and another one allegedly injured by LNA shelling on the Souq Al Jumaa area of Tripoli.

Field Medicine and Support Center: “The follow-up team at the Center for Field Medicine and Support after shells landed on Souq Al Joumaa area went to the dreaded place to find out the number of casualties left by the fall of indiscriminate shells this morning on 23/3/2020 and caused the injury of two expatriate workers sitting on the side of the road Waiting for their livelihood, one was killed instantly.

They were subsequently transferred to the Al-Abraaj sanatorium, due to its proximity to the target area under the supervision of the Field Medicine and Support Center.”

Libya Alahrar TV said that two expat workers were killed and one Libyan injured.

The GNA-led Burkan Al Ghadab operation accuses the LNA of being the culprit.

Hona Souq Al-Khmies and Tk Yahroug Kl shy reported shelling in various parts of Souq Al Jumaa.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ali Yusef Salim 18 years old male Nigerien killed
  • Ibrahim Mustafa Jelda 43 years old male Malian injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (7) [ collapse]

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    Victim allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Victim allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Building allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 23rd, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Building allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 23rd, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Car allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 23rd, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Building allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 23rd, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Ambulance arriving after LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 23rd, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC322

Incident date

March 23, 2020

Location

عين زارة: خلة النور, Ain Zara: Khalat Al Nour, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.738155, 13.356508 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One young woman was allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Ain Zara.

The Field Medicine and Support Center said: “The martyr field hospital Ayman al-Haramah, affiliated to the Center for Field Medicine and Support, today, Monday 23/3/2020, helps the girl: Samar Abdul Jalil Al-Sharidi, 20 years old, after a shell fell on her house in the Ain Zara area and gave her first aid to revitalize her, but the will of God is greater, so life is under recovery. She was transferred to Dar Al Rahma at Tripoli Medical Hospital

The shell also caused moderate wounding and material damage to the house.”

Hona Souq Al-Khmies and Tk Yahroug Kl shy also reported her death.

Tk Yahroug Kl shy added that “that she was studying in Khaled bin Al-Walid School, Ain Zara, and who was taught at the Ibn Al-Nafees Institute.”

Hona Souq Al-Khmies said the shell hit “her family’s home in Khalat Al-Nour in Ain Zara.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Samar Abdul Jalil Al-Sharidi 20 years old female https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=506737470004965&id=307312883280759&__tn__=-R killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

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    Samar Abdul Jalil Al-Sharidi, allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Samar Abdul Jalil Al-Sharidi, allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Building allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Building allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Building allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC318

Incident date

March 22, 2020

Location

عين زارة: مسجد الكحيلي, Ain Zara: Kahily Mosque, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.780097, 13.302522 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

A father was allegedly killed and his two sons allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Ain Zara.

Libya Alahar TV said: “A father was killed and two of his sons were wounded by shells fired by Haftar militias at their house in the Al-Kahily area, Ain Zara.”

Other sources reported the same casualty tool. Tk Yahroug Kl shy added that it was a rocket attack.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (5) [ collapse]