Four civilians were reported killed in an airstrike on Jebel Uweinat by an unknown belligerent. While the majority of sources said those killed were combatants, the Libya Observer said they were civilians.
It said: “On another level, spokesperson of warlord Khalifa Haftar’s self-styled army, Ahmed Al-Mismari denied that the bombing was coordinated with their forces, describing the four victims as ‘terrorists’.”
Alwasat quoted the LNA spokesperson Ahmed al-Mismari saying that four terrorists were killed in the strike.
Mohammed Mahjoob said five AL Qaeda members were killed.
Mohammed al-Bass named six ISIS members supposedly killed in the attack (four of them pictured below).
Both LNA and US AFRICOM denied responibility for the strike.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of the Jebel Uweinat (جبل العوينات), for which the generic coordinates are: 21.900113, 24.966917. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.