Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC207

Incident date

October 2, 2019

Location

المقر الرئيسي للشركة العامة للكهربا, Vicinity of General Electricity Company, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.824756, 13.129699 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly injured in the Jabas gate area in Janzur by an LNA shelling.

The rival GNA Burkan Al Ghadab operation reported: “Continuing the criminal record of the militias of the war criminal Hifter in targeting residential neighborhoods and infrastructure with indiscriminate shells: a shell landed on the traffic center (Markaz Al Mourour) opposite the electricity company in Bawabat Al Jabbas and an injured civilian was taken to hospital for treatment.”

Tk Yahrouq Kl shy and Libya Alahrar TV published similar reports.

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
    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 (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Damaged building after airstrike on Janzur on October 2nd, 2019 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Remnants of ordnance after airstrike on Janzur on October 2nd, 2019 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Remnants of ordnance after airstrike on Janzur on October 2nd, 2019 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the area opposite the General Electricity Company of Libya HQ (المقر الرئيسي للشركة العامة للكهربا), in the vicinity of Jabas Gate (بوابة الجبس). Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further. The generic coordinates for the General Electricity Company are: 32.824756, 13.129699.

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
    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 (3) [ collapse]