Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC175

Incident date

July 31, 2019

Location

بو غيلان, Bu Gheilan, Jabal al Gharbi, Libya

Geolocation

32.256356, 13.040226 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reportedly injured in an LNA airstrike on Bu Gheilan near Gheryan.

The Libya Observer said: “A medical source at the Gheryan Central Teaching Hospital reported that a wounded man arrived at the hospital after warplane of Khalifa Haftar bombed the city on Tuesday.”

Ean Libya tweeted: “One civilian injured and a number of civilian vehicles were damaged following an airstrike by the Haftar forces Tuesday night on the town of Gheryan.”

Libya Alahrar TV reported: “One person was injured after Haftar’s air force launched four air strikes on Bu Gheilan area in Gheryan city on Tuesday, including two raids on two houses in the area and a third raid near Bu Gheilan police station.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Cars allegedly damaged in the strike (via Libya Alahrar TV)
  • Video of the aftermath
  • More cars destroyed following the strike

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (11) [ collapse]