Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC202

Incident date

September 21, 2019

Location

مشروع الهضبة, Hadaba project, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.838333, 13.175278 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

A family was seriously injured by an Emirati airstrike, according to the rival GNA.

Libya Alahrar TV said: “The media center of Burkan Al Ghadab [GNA] operation reported that a family was seriously injured as a result of the targeting of the United Arab Emirates, supporting Haftar, to residential buildings in the Hadaba project in the capital Tripoli.

The media center added that the family members were admitted to the intensive care unit because of the seriousness of their injuries.”

Tk Yahrouq Kl shy only reported that a residential building was hit by shelling but no civilian harm.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    United Arab Emirates Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Damage allegedly resulting from the strike

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of Hadaba Project (مشروع الهضبة), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.838333, 13.175278. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    United Arab Emirates Armed Forces
  • United Arab Emirates Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    United Arab Emirates Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]