Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC204

Incident date

September 25, 2019

Location

طرابلس‎: مسجد القريو , Tripoli: Al Qaryo mosque, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.892781, 13.264048 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Several civilians were allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa in Tripoli.

Tk Yahrouq Kl shy reported: “A shell landed and a number of civilians were injured in front of Al Qaryo Mosque in Souk Al Jumaa area behind Mitiga Airport.”

In a different post it said several civilian cars were damaged.

Libya Alahrar TV, however, contested the claim and wrote: “A source from the airport said a shell landed near the airport on Wednesday afternoon, near the mosque of Qaryo without causing any human or material damage.”

Other sources reported airstrikes near and at the airport but did not mention civilian harm.

Al Motawaset said that the LNA had declared conducting strikes on Mitiga. It did not mention any shelling in the area around the airport.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (9) [ collapse]

  • Car damaged by bombing on Tripoli on September 25th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Car damaged by bombing on Tripoli on September 25th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Debris after bombing on Tripoli on September 25th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Smoke rising after bombing on Tripoli on September 25th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Street scene after bombing on Tripoli on September 25th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building bombing on Tripoli on September 25th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building bombing on Tripoli on September 25th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building bombing on Tripoli on September 25th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building bombing on Tripoli on September 25th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (15) [ collapse]