Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC137

Incident date

May 8, 2019

Location

قصر بن غشير, Qasr Bin Gashir: Altwaisha, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.639449, 13.111109 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Between one and three medics where reportedly injured in an LNA attack on an ambulance in Qasr Bin Gashir, possibly with artillery.

OCHA published a statement on the incident saying: “An armoured ambulance vehicle carrying the Director of the Ambulance and Emergency Medical Services was directly attacked yesterday in Twaisha area in Qasr bin Ghashir neighbourhood, reportedly by LNA-affiliated fighters, leaving the Director in a critical health condition and further injuring two paramedics.”

Libya Alahrar TV and Manarat Tripoli also mentioned the injury of the Director but did not mention the other victims.

The Ambulance and Emergency Medical Services later published a statement itself, confirming the director was injured.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Nasser Daou Adult male Director of the Ambulance and Emergency Medical Services injured

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
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    Video the medic's amputated leg

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.

Sources (4) [ collapse]