Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC194

Incident date

September 12, 2019

Location

عين زارة, Ain Zara, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.816556, 13.267525 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reportedly injured by indiscriminate shelling on Ain Zara.

Tk Yahrouq Kl shy reported: “A shell landed just before Mohammed bin Hamed’s farm in Ain Zara al-Kuhaili, and the farm worker was injured.”

Local reports of fighting point at the GNA or LNA as the culprit.

There is currently no other information available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammed bin Hamed Adult male Farm worker killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    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
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Damage caused by shelling on Ain Zara on September 12th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damage caused by shelling on Ain Zara on September 12th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damage caused by shelling on Ain Zara on September 12th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damage caused by shelling on Ain Zara on September 12th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the town of Ain Zara (عين زارة), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.816556, 13.267525. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

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

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    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
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (1) [ collapse]