Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC031

Incident date

June 2, 2016

Location

بنغازي‎, Qawarsheh, Benghazi, Libya

Geolocation

32.021389, 20.073056 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

An LNA MiG-21 carried out a series of airstrikes in Al-Shajar Street and hit one target near the Gwaresh buildings according to its social media.

A single Twitter source added that LNA forces had hit a civilian house with barrel bombs, claiming that “Haftar Air targets more civilian houses with explosive barrels.” There were no other claims of civilian casualties or infrastructure damage.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    0–2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (3) [ collapse]

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
    0
  • Civilians reported injured
    0–2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (3) [ collapse]