Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC126

Incident date

April 25, 2019

Location

أبو سليم, Abu Salim, Tarabulus, Libya

Geolocation

32.842957, 13.171578 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

Several civilians were reportedly injured by LNA airstrikes and shelling on the Abu Salim neighbourhood of Tripoli.

Libya Alahrar reported: “A number of civilians were injured and some civilians were seriously injured on Thursday in the town of Abu Salim as anti-tank shells fell on residential neighborhoods in the Hadaba district.”

Al Jazeera Mubasher said: “A number of wounded in the bombing of the forces of Haftar on the area of Abu Salim south of Tripoli”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention the neighbourhood of Abu Salim (أبو سليم), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.842957, 13.171578. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

  • Reports of the incident mention the neighbourhood of Abu Salim (أبو سليم).

    Imagery:
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Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Libyan National Army Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army
  • Libyan National Army position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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

Sources (2) [ collapse]