Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC189a

Incident date

September 6, 2019

Location

سوق الخميس امسيحل, Sog Al-Khmies Emsihel, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.526766, 13.223462 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were allegedly killed in a GNA or Turkish airstrike on Sog Al-Khmies Emsihel.

Libya’s Channel reported: “Al-Karama [LNA] Media Center said that a Turkish drone, led by Turks, bombed an ambulance at 3:00 am, which led to the death of medic Hatem Al-Mezdawi and other paramedics.”

In Udtun Udna and Address Libya published similar reports.

Tk Yahrouq Kl shy posted a picture of one of the alleged victims and said the incident took place near Al Saraya school.

218TV said that the GNA confirmed conducting strikes in the area without admitting to civilian harm.

Hona Sog Al-Khmies said it was a drone which targeted a army vehicles.

The incident occured at approximately 3:00 am local time.

  • Hatem Al-Mezdawi Adult male Medic killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Declared strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Picture of the alleged victim

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

Turkish Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Turkish Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Declared strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (9) [ collapse]