Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC083

Incident date

June 16, 2018

Location

راس لانوف, Ras Lanuf, Sirte, Libya

Geolocation

30.517778, 18.498889 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Several civilians were reported dead and injured as a result of an LNA airstrike on the residential house of the Kalki family in Ras Lanuf.

According to Alnabaa, two children were killed and their mother, father and brother injured.

Kaiser Megrahi reported two women dead and posted images of the airstrike.

Libya Observer reported three women were dead and two children wounded.

ABC 218 posted on Facebook: “And shrapnel hit the house of the Kalki family, resulting in the death of their daughter Fatima and injuring her mother seriously.”

Pencil reported the incident took place near the Ras Lanuf clinic and claimed it was the result of an explosive barrel dropped from a helicopter.

Al Qatus only reported minor injuries from the attack but did not elaborate.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ 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
    1 – 3
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (8) [ collapse]