Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC019a

Incident date

August 1, 2015

Location

اجدابيا: مبنى التدريب المهني, Ajdabiya Vocational Training Center, Al Wahat, Libya

Geolocation

30.746096, 20.234558 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Between two and four people were reportedly killed in an alleged LNA airstrike on Ajdabiya.

Belreish said that “two people were killed and two Syrian workers were injured in a marble workshop. They were injured by shrapnel from aerial bombardment.”

Tariq Gibrel wrote that two Syrians were killed, two injured and two Chadian injured.

Amrajaa Shahhat reported that two Syrians were killed, four more injured and another two Chadians wounded.

Bngazy22 wrote on Twitter that “at least four Egyptian workers were killed in the industrial area of Ajdabiya as a result of the bombing of the aircraft of the criminal Haftar.”

Other sources reported that airstrikes targeted the Islamic State in the area.

The incident occured in the afternoon.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–6
  • 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 (1) [ collapse]

  • Translation: Ajdabiya 2 Syrians killed, 4 wounded 2 Chadian and 2 Syrians, whose members are not known now as a result of the bombing of the Libyan army Industrial District (Source: @tariqgibrel)

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention an airstrike targeted the Ajdabiya Vocational Training Center (مبنى التدريب المهني), for which the coordinates are: 30.746096, 20.234558. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

  • Image showing location of Vocational Training Center in Ajdabiya

    Imagery:
    Google Earth

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
    2 – 4
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–6
  • 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]