Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC034

Incident date

June 26, 2016

Location

بنغازي‎, Ganfouda, Benghazi, Libya

Geolocation

32.028594, 20.026959 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

According to the LNA Facebook page, a MiG-23 hit two targets in Ganfouda. A MiG-21 also hit two targets near the Nairouz resort.

A Mi-17 team also reportedly targeted Qawarsheh and two boats near the Nairouz resort that were unloading ammunition and personnel.

A single Twitter source claimed that a ‘foreign aircraft’ had bombed a civilian home at night at Ganfouda but didn’t specify the belligerent. The status of any civilian crew on board the boats is also unknown.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    0–2
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Unknown, Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Translation: Part of the destruction of the families' homes in Qanfouda Because of the bombing of foreign spy planes at night #Unseize the siege of Derna (Source: @benghazip)

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    0–2
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Unknown, Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (11) [ collapse]