Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC102

Incident date

February 3, 2019

Location

مرزق, Murzuq, Libya

Geolocation

25.919023, 13.923895 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Between two and seven civilians were reportedly killed in an LNA airstrike near Murzuq.

Media Center Sidra wrote: “The remnants of Al-Karama’s [LNA] rockets were given to the Sidra Media Center by residents in the outskirts of the town of Murzuq without some explosions, and the fragments spread over houses and buildings.

An airstrike in the town of Murzuq killed four civilians and wounded others, according to medical sources.

The aircraft took off from Tamanhint base Tamanhant led by Lieutenant ‘Ayoub al-Obeidi'”

Libya Panorama provided a lower death count saying two were killed and four injured.

Libya Post reported the highest death toll, saying that “seven civilians were killed and more than 20 injured in an air strike by a plane belonging to the criminal Haftar on the city of Murzuq in southwest Libya.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2–7
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–20
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Pictures of the aftermath and the approximate location
  • Pictures from the alleged aftermath of the attack
  • A supposed victim being treated after the attack (via Libya Observer)
  • Another supposed victim being treated after the attack (via Libya Observer)
  • Demonstation in Ubari following the attack

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2–7
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–20
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.

Sources (9) [ collapse]