Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC037

Incident date

August 2, 2016

Location

درنة‎, Sayeda Khadija, Derna, Libya

Geolocation

32.78583, 22.5725 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were injured when the LNA bombed an ammunition depot in Derna, according to local sources.

Ean Libya reported that two civilians were wounded – and two houses destroyed – in airstrikes in Derna.

Almmlka reported that the LNA targeted weapons caches and that the attack also injured civilians. It named the injured as “Al-Qarduh and the child of Mohammed al-Mansouri.”

Yon news also reported that the bombing hit an ammunition depot that held other weapons, possibly leading to secondary explosions.

The outlet News 24 placed the incident in the Sayeda neighbourhood of Derna.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Translation: An official in Shura Derna council media Mohammed al-Mansouri: 7 civilians were inured followed Al Karma airstrike on Khadija neighbourhood (Source: Libya Al Ahrar TV)

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
    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 (8) [ collapse]