Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC195

Incident date

September 13, 2019

Location

مدرسة ابو عقدة, Abu Aqada School, Jabal al Gharbi, Libya

Geolocation

32.048889, 13.281111 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly killed in a GNA airstrike on Al Ja’afarah.

Tk Yahrouq Kl shy reported: “Warplane bombardment of Al Wefaq [GNA] on the Abu Aqada school, which led to the death of Salem Klish of the Jaafra tribe.”

Hona Souq Al-Khmies only reported GNA airstrikes but no civilian harm.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Salem Klish Age unknown male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Pictures of the alleged strike

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of the Abu Aqada School (مدرسة ابو عقدة) allegedly within Al Jafarah (الجعافرة). Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further. The generic coordinates of Al Jafarah are: 32.048889, 13.281111.

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)

Sources (2) [ collapse]