Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC018b

Incident date

June 20, 2018

Location

النوفلية, Nofaliya, Sirte, Libya

Geolocation

30.778694, 17.835027 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reported killed in an alleged GNC/Libya Dawn airstrike on Nofaliya.

Taher Abdullah Al Tourghi wrote on Facebook: “A military aircraft strikes the electricity building in the Nofaliya area, causing the death of Taher Abdullah Al-Tawergi.”

Sirte Gecol News reported that “On Saturday afternoon, the third day of Ramadan, a plane attacked the area of Nofaliya Valley and the bombing caused the death of Taher Abdullah Bashir Tawergi, a staff member of the General Electricity Company at his workplace.”

Other sources published similar reports.

Alrasifat News claimed that Libya Dawn conducted the strike.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Suspected attacker
    General National Congress Armed Forces (GNC)

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (10) [ collapse]

  • Translation: #Sirte Unknown Air Force Bombing the Electricity Building in Al-Nofliya area east of the city, which led to the death of Taher Abdullah Al-Tawergi (Source: Werfelli Walid Facebook page)
  • Translation: On the afternoon of Saturday, the third of Ramadan, a flight attacked the area of Neufleh Valley, the bombing led the killing of Mr. Taher Abdullah Bashir Tawergi, a member of the General Electricity Company at his workplace and the reason for the demolition of the maintenance building of the rapid electricity company and other neighbouring buildings (Source: Electricity company)
  • Another picture of the damage (Source: Electricity company)
  • Another picture of the damage (Source: Electricity company)
  • Another picture of the damage (Source: Electricity company)
  • Another picture of the damage (Source: Electricity company)
  • Another picture of the damage (Source: Electricity company)
  • Another picture of the damage (Source: Electricity company)
  • Another picture of the damage (Source: Electricity company)
  • Remant of allegedly used bomb (Source: Electricity company)

General National Congress Armed Forces (GNC) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    General National Congress Armed Forces (GNC)
  • General National Congress Armed Forces (GNC) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Suspected attacker
    General National Congress Armed Forces (GNC)

Sources (7) [ collapse]