Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC131

Incident date

April 28, 2019

Location

عين زارة, Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.816556, 13.267525 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly killed following an LNA airstrike on Ain Zara.

Libya Alahrar TV reported: “Civilian neighborhoods in Salaheddin and Ain Zara were hit by aerial bombardment of night air for the second consecutive day.

The spokesman for the ambulance and emergency department, Osama Ali, told the Free Libya Channel that the aerial bombardment caused the death of an African worker in the area of Ain Zara, he said.”

In a different video, also posted by Libya Alahrar TV, it was said that the damage was caused by a Grad rocket.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Video of the aftermath

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
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (4) [ collapse]