Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC142

Incident date

May 15, 2019

Location

جامع علي بن ابي طالب, Ali bin Abi Talib Mosque, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.767579, 13.096423 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Three people were injured in a GNA artillery strike on Qasr Bin Gashir.

Tripoli Now said they were injured when a shell fell on the Ali bin Abi Talib Mosque.

Tk yhrog kl shy2 published a similar report and uploaded a video of the damage at the building.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Video of the damage to the mosque

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the Ali Bin Abi Talib Mosuqe (جامع علي بن ابي طالب) being struck, for which the generic coordinates are: 32.767579, 13.096423. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

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
    3
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]