All Belligerents in Libya

An injured boy stands in ruins following fighting. (via Saraya Media Center, linked to the militant Shura Council Benghazi)

Belligerent
Country
Libya
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Airwars Grading
Belligerent Assessment

Incident Code

LC150

Incident date

June 12, 2019

Location

Customs Authority building in Salah Al-Din neighbourhood of Tripoli, Tripoli, Libya

Airwars assessment

In the evening of June 12th, an airstrike struck the Customs Authority building in Salah Al-Din neighbourhood of Tripoli. A source told the The Libya Observer that the airstrike was carried out by “an aircraft belonging to warlord Khalifa Haftar”. According to the source, the explosion caused damage to nearby houses and injured several civilians, among whom were a man, a woman and her two children. One child was reported to be in critical condition.

The incident occured in the evening.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Video showing damage caused by an airstrike that struck nearby on June 12th (via the Libya Observer). Audio Translation: "As a result of the shelling that took place outside, the force of the explosion harmed the family inside this house, resulting in material damage and injury, wounding the mother and her two children "An old man was also seriously injured by the indiscriminate bombardment of another house in the neighborhood” a fighter from the volcano of Rage operations said. "

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC149

Incident date

June 7, 2019

Location

معيتيقة, Mitiga Airport, Tripoli, Libya

Airwars assessment

A child was reported killed in an alleged LNA airstrike that struck Mitiga airport in Tripoli. According to local source Libya Post, the child’s mother sustained injuries to her neck and face while the father was wounded in the back. The child’s brother sustained minor injuries as well.

No other details are known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Muham Child killed
  • Brother of Muhab Child male injured
  • Mother of Muhab Adult female injured
  • Father of Muhab Adult male injured

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

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    A child wounded by an alleged LNA airstrike on Mitiga Airport in Tripoli on June 7th (via Libya Post).
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    A child wounded by an alleged LNA airstrike on Mitiga Airport in Tripoli on June 7th (via Libya Post).
  • A child who survived an alleged LNA airstrike on Mitiga Airport in Tripoli on June 7th (via Libya Post).
  • Injuries sustained in an alleged LNA airstrike on Mitiga Airport in Tripoli on June 7th (via Libya Post).

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC148

Incident date

June 6, 2019

Location

الكريمية, Al-Karimia

Airwars assessment

In the morning of June 6th, the field field hospital of the Field Medicine and Support Center was reportedly hit by an airstrike believed to have been carried out by the NLA, destroying part of the hospital building.

According to the Citizen, several doctors and nurses were injured.The Libya Herald reported that a total of two paramedics and a field doctor were injured.

No other details are known at this time.

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (26) [ collapse]

  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via Field Medecine and Support Center).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via JANZUR EMERGENCY AND EMERGENCY OFFICE).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via JANZUR EMERGENCY AND EMERGENCY OFFICE).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via JANZUR EMERGENCY AND EMERGENCY OFFICE).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via JANZUR EMERGENCY AND EMERGENCY OFFICE).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via JANZUR EMERGENCY AND EMERGENCY OFFICE).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via JANZUR EMERGENCY AND EMERGENCY OFFICE).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via JANZUR EMERGENCY AND EMERGENCY OFFICE).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via JANZUR EMERGENCY AND EMERGENCY OFFICE).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via JANZUR EMERGENCY AND EMERGENCY OFFICE).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via JANZUR EMERGENCY AND EMERGENCY OFFICE).
  • The Field Medicine and Support Center after it was struck by an airstrike on June 6th (via JANZUR EMERGENCY AND EMERGENCY OFFICE).

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC147

Incident date

May 29, 2019

Location

قصر بن غشير, Qasr Bin Gashir, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.688716, 13.173889 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

One woman was reported killed and several civilians were allegedly injured in a GNA airstrike on Qasr Bin Gashir.

Tarhuna 24 posted pictures of injured people and said that the “al-Hakimi family house was damaged and the death of the mother.”

Mohammed Al Atrash and Alhadba al-Hadath published a similar report, saying that the mother died and the rest of the family was injured.

Libya Akhbar mentioned that civilians were targeted by GNA forces in Qasr Bin Gashir, according to the LNA Media Center. It did not provide number on how many victims occured.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

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    Pictures of the victims

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC146a

Incident date

May 29, 2019

Location

غريان, Gheryan, Jabal al Gharbi, Libya

Geolocation

32.169687, 13.019377 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

Civilians were reportedly killed in Gheryan by a GNA airstrike, accoring to a single source.

Al Ain News tweeted: “The Libyan Army: Civilian casualties in the bombing of the militias of Misurata on Gharyan and Harouna.”

Other sources only reported GNA airstrikes but no civilian harm.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2–3
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2–3
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC146

Incident date

May 28, 2019

Location

قصر بن غشير, Qasr Bin Gashir: Altwaisha, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.639449, 13.111109 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One woman was allegedly killed by GNA shelling on Altwaisha in Qasr Bin Gashir.

Tarhuna 24 reported: “The death of Dhuhibs Alus – the wife of Mohammed Khalil al-Hakimi was killed by the fall of shells on their home in the area of Hakeimeh in Altwaisha.”

Hona Sog Al-Khmies published a similiar account: “The death of Dhuhibs Alus – the wife of Al Haj Mohammed Khalil Al-Hakimi was killed as a result of a shell falling on their house in Hakeimeh area.”

Hona Sog Al-Khmies also reported a GNA airstrike in the same area.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Dhuhibs Alus Adult male Wife of Mohammed Khalil al-Hakimi killed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC145

Incident date

May 24, 2019

Location

طرابلس‎: أبو سليم, Tripoli: Abu Salim, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.842957, 13.171578 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Three people were reportedly injured by indiscriminate artillery shelling on the Abu Salim neighbourhood of Tripoli.

The Municipal Council of Abu Salim published a statement saying: “As a result of the indiscriminate shelling of the Municipality of Abu Salim, a random rocket landed on the main road next to the traffic light. This rocket caused panic among the residents in their cars.
Some civilians (one woman and two young men from one family) were injured.”

Dr. Hatem Ezwai tweeted: “Municipality of Abu Salim announces the injury of a woman and two young men from the same family as a result of a missile hittin them on the airport road.”

Other sources published similar accounts.

Local reports of fighting point at the GNA or the LNA as the perpetrator of the shelling.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Pictures from the site of the incident
  • Video of the aftermath

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC144

Incident date

May 23, 2019

Location

طرابلس‎, Tripoli: Airport road, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.806027, 13.139814 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Between one and wwo health workers were killed in an LNA airstrike on Tripoli.

The FMSC said: “The Field Medicine and Support Center is deeply saddened by the death of our colleague Dr. Rami Abdulrazzaq Shawia of the field hospital, Zahra, after being hit by a guided missile in the ambulance.”

Other sources also reported one death. Libya Alahrar TV said the LNA was responsible.

United Nations Libya tweeted: “2 more health workers killed yesterday in Tripoli, Libya.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Dr. Rami Abdulrazzaq Shawia Adult male Health worker killed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1–2
  • (1–2 men)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Dr. Rami Abdulrazzaq Shawia (via Libya Alahrar TV)
  • Statement by the FMSC
  • Statement by the Ministry of Health

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1–2
  • (1–2 men)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.

Sources (6) [ collapse]