Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC206

Incident date

October 1, 2019

Location

طريق الاصفاح, Al Asfah road, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.725327, 13.101276 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Street level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Street

Airwars assessment

An ambulance driver was allegedly injured by supposed LNA shelling on Al-Swani.

Libya Alahrar TV said, referring to the GNA: “Burkan Al Ghadab: An ambulance driver was injured after Haftar gunmen targeted his car in Al-Sawani area directly.”

In a different article it quoted the Field Medicine and Support Center: “The Center for Field Medicine and Support announced that an ambulance driver was injured as a result of the targeting of his vehicle by Hafter gunmen in Al-Sawani area.

The center through its official Facebook page on Wednesday, that the paramedic was moderately wounded, as a result of shrapnel when his car was targeted directly, in the area of ​​Sawani in Al Ifsah road.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of Al Afsah road (طريق الاصفاح), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.725327, 13.101276. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

  • Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of Al Afsah road (طريق الاصفاح).

    Imagery:
    Google Earth

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
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (2) [ collapse]