Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC173

Incident date

July 27, 2019

Location

طرابلس‎: الهضبة البدري, Tripoli: Al Hadaba Al Badri, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.836207, 13.213150 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Between two and three civilians were reported killed resulting from indiscriminate artillery shelling on the Al Hadba Al Badri neighbourhood of Tripoli.

The Libya Observer reported: “The National Safety Authority says two people died as a result of a shell falling on their home in Al Hadaba Al Badri area south of Tripoli.”

Libya Al Alahrar TV wrote: “The National Safety Authority in Tripoli confirmed the death of two people because a shell landed on a house in Al Hadaba Al-Badri area.”

Ambulance Services Libya said: “Ambulance rescue and ambulance teams are providing emergency services to the injured following the fall of shells on a residential neighborhood in Al Hadaba Al Badri area in the capital Tripoli, causing the deaths of two children and a man.”

Al Motawaset later named three victims likely from this incident.

Local reports of fighting point at shelling by either GNA or LNA.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Al-Haj Age unknown male killed
  • Miloud Ambiya Adult male killed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • (2 children1 man)
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Picture of the aftermath

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

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • (2 children1 man)
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (5) [ collapse]