Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC146

Incident date

May 28, 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

One woman was allegedly killed by GNA shelling on Altwaisha in Qasr Bin Gashir.

Tarhuna 24 reported: “The death of Dhuhibs Alus – the wife of Mohammed Khalil al-Hakimi was killed by the fall of shells on their home in the area of Hakeimeh in Altwaisha.”

Hona Sog Al-Khmies published a similiar account: “The death of Dhuhibs Alus – the wife of Al Haj Mohammed Khalil Al-Hakimi was killed as a result of a shell falling on their house in Hakeimeh area.”

Tarhuna 24 posted pictures of injured people and said that the “al-Hakimi family house was damaged and the death of the mother.”

Mohammed Al Atrash and Alhadba al-Hadath published a similar report, saying that the mother died and the rest of the family was injured.

Libya Akhbar mentioned that civilians were targeted by GNA forces in Qasr Bin Gashir, according to the LNA Media Center. It did not provide number on how many victims occured.

Hona Sog Al-Khmies also reported a GNA airstrike in the same area.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Dhuhibs Alus Adult male Wife of Mohammed Khalil al-Hakimi killed

Summary

  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
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    Victim allegedly injured by GNA shelling on Qasr Bin Gashir on May 28th, 2019 (via Mohammed Al Atrash)
  • Victim allegedly injured by GNA shelling on Qasr Bin Gashir on May 28th, 2019 (via Mohammed Al Atrash)
  • Victim allegedly injured by GNA shelling on Qasr Bin Gashir on May 28th, 2019 (via Mohammed Al Atrash)
  • Victim allegedly injured by GNA shelling on Qasr Bin Gashir on May 28th, 2019 (via Mohammed Al Atrash)

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

  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]