Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC033

Incident date

June 13, 2016

Location

درنة‎, road going south, Derna, Libya

Geolocation

32.716612, 22.670583 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 reports, a father and his son were killed in an LNA airstrike south of Derna while driving in their car to go to the bank.

Alwasat reported:A medical source in the city of Derna confirmed that a man and his son were killed by Libyan air force shelling of a car they were travelling in on the way south of Darnah. The bodies of Hussein Ahmoudh al-Muzaini, born in 1961, and his son Ibrahim Hussein al-Muzaini, born in 1989, are residents of the 400 district of the eastern coast of Derna, the source said”.

According to Derna Zoom, the victims were travelling to Derna to withdraw their salaries from local banks when they were killed.

The pair were also named by other sources including Ean Libya, Abdelhamid Amrooni and Press Sebha. Fera Bosalum said that the bombing was carried out by a helicopter.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Translation: the car of Hassin 55-year-old and his son Ibrahim 27-year-old, killed as a result of an airstrike in the morning while they are driving to the bank in Derna (Source: @al3mrooni)
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    Footage shows the two victims after being attacked by the airstrike (Source: Alwasat)
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    Another footage shows the victims just followed the strike in Derna (Source: Derna Zoom)

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
    2
  • 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 (11) [ collapse]