Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC129

Incident date

April 28, 2019

Location

قصر بن غشير, Qasr Bin Gashir: Al-Kheikh, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.686667, 13.152500 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Several civilians were allegedly injured by a GNA airstrike on Qasr Bin Gashir.

Riyadh Burshan posted images of an injured child and said: “The house of Abdul Karim Munir Qarifa was exposed to shrapnel as a result of the aerial bombardment of Qasr Bin Gashir, with human damages and injuries to family members.”

Tripoli Operations Room wrote: “The house of Abdul Karim Munir Qarifa was hit by shrapnel from airstrikes. There are human damages to the family and we ask God for safety.”

Oil Crescent News later published a video piece claiming between two and three civilians were injured in the strike.

Other sources only mentioned airstrikes but no civilian harm.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

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
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Pictures of one victim and the aftermath
  • More pictures from the incident
  • Video mentioning civilian harm

Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)
  • Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) 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
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)

Sources (6) [ collapse]