Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC005

Incident date

August 11, 2014

Location

درنة‎: ميناء درنه, Derna Port, Derna, Libya

Geolocation

32.763333, 22.654722 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

According to local media, up to 10 civilians, including three children, were reported injured following an alleged LNA airstrike in the port area.

According to Arab Organization for Human Rights Libya, the apartment belonging to the Tamer Al Ergig family was struck. The wife was severely injured in the leg, while the children Aya and Mohammed were injured by shrapnel and burns in the face and body.

On August 11th, the source Elle.Horreya reported that 10 people were reportedly injured in a Heftar airstrike on Derna today – three of them are children.

Mohamed Eljarh added that while no previous airstrikes in and around Derna resulted in civilian injuries, this time three children were among those wounded. The source added that at least two homes in the port neighbourhood were hit, leading to the injury of several civilians.

Additionally, Mussa Mahmud said that Libyan air forces targeted small boats in the city’s port.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

  • Aya Child female via AOHR-LY injured
  • Mohammed Child male via AOHR-LY injured

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–10
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

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    A picture shows Aya, injured followed an alleged LNA airstrike on her house in Derna city (source: Downtown FB page)
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    An image shows Mohammed, injured followed an alleged LNA airstrike on her house in Derna city (source: Downtown FB page)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–10
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (9) [ collapse]