Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC014a

Incident date

March 14, 2015

Location

زوارة, Zuwara, Nuqat al Khums, Libya

Geolocation

32.826944, 11.635 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One man was reported killed in an alleged LNA airstrike on Al Assah near Zuwara.

Zuwara News wrote on Facebook that “an aeroplane just hit the Al Assah area and resulted in the death of one man from Misurata and wounding six of the sons of our beloved city.”

Fssato91 reported: “Pray for Alaa Belkhair from Zuwara and all the wounded.”

Rawadfree1 claimed that the LNA used cluster bombs in the attacks and posted pictures of bomblets.

Other sources also reported LNA strikes in the area but didn’t mention civilian harm.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Translation: One Killed and others injured in an aerial bombardment by the Karama forces on the Aasah area near the city of Zuwara. # Libya
  • Translation: Dozens of small-scale unexploded bomblets believed to be cluster after the bombing of Haftar in Zuwara yesterday, the media center found (Source: @rawadfree1)
  • Another picture of the munitions (via rawadfree1)
  • Another picture of the munitions (via rawadfree1)
  • Another picture of the munitions (via rawadfree1)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    6
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (8) [ collapse]