Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC185a

Incident date

August 26, 2019

Location

الكليبة , Kalipa, Jabal al Gharbi, Libya

Geolocation

32.051121, 12.994832 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reportedly killed by mortar shelling in Kalipa.

Tk Yahrouq Kl shy said: “A mortar falls on the house of Moftah Salem Taroum in Kalipa area which led to his death (he is father to 6 children).”

The same source also posted a video showing the bodies of various people, possibly also militants killed in the LNA’s advance on Gheryan.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Moftah Salem Taroum Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Unknown

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Unknown

Sources (2) [ collapse]