Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC155

Incident date

June 20, 2019

Location

بمحور مطار طرابلس, Tripoli: Mitiga International Airport, Tripoli , Libya

Geolocation

32.895041, 13.2923412 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

A single source reported that that a photographer was injured in “violent clashes” near Tripoli airport on June 20th.

According to this source, the Libya Observer, “a photographer who works for the agency # France_press Hamza Turkiya was lightly injured while covering the violent clashes taking place today at the hub of Tripoli airport between the Libyan army forces and the war criminal militias Haftar.”

No other information is known at this time.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Libyan National Army (LNA), Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of Tripoli Mitiga International Airport (طرابلس‎ مطار معيتيقة), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.895041, 13.2923412. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

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
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Libyan National Army (LNA), Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)

Sources (1) [ collapse]