Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC056

Incident date

January 2, 2017

Location

بنغازي‎, Ganfouda, Benghazi, Libya

Geolocation

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

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Alnabaa reported that an unmanned drone targeted a residential area in Ganfouda with four raids and killed three civilians and injured several people including children.

Tayseer Mohammad Tarban Abu Abdullah said that a civilian house was hit, while the same source claimed that the strike was conducted by the UAE.

Saraya Media Center reported on Telegram that three people were killed and three more injured. In the images it appears that a child was injured.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    United Arab Emirates Armed Forces

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
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    Images of those likely killed and injured in the strike from Saraya Media Center

United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    United Arab Emirates Armed Forces
  • United Arab Emirates Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    United Arab Emirates Armed Forces

Sources (5) [ collapse]