Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC209

Incident date

October 3, 2019

Location

طرابلس‎: أبو سليم, Tripoli: Abu Salim, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.842957, 13.171578 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were reportedly killed by LNA shelling on the Abu Salim neighbourhood of Tripoli.

Alwasat reported: “The Abu Salim Municipal Council announced the killing of two young men, one of whom is Moroccan, after a shell fell due to indiscriminate shelling in the municipality.

The council said in a statement published on its Facebook page, that one young men from the Farhat family and the other of Moroccan nationality were driving in front of the house of  the Farhat family after the fall of a shell led to their death in the locality of Abu Zar al-Ghafari Street bumps.

The house was destroyed by the shell.”

Other sources published similar reports as well as pictures and videos of the incident.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammed Farhat Adult male killed
  • Yassine Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (9) [ collapse]

  • Debris after an airstrike on Tripoli on October 3rd, 2019 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Destroyed car after an airstrike on Tripoli on October 3rd, 2019 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Destroyed car after an airstrike on Tripoli on October 3rd, 2019 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Destroyed car after an airstrike on Tripoli on October 3rd, 2019 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Destroyed car after an airstrike on Tripoli on October 3rd, 2019 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Destroyed car after an airstrike on Tripoli on October 3rd, 2019 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Damaged cars after an airstrike on Tripoli on October 3rd, 2019 (Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damage after an airstrike on Tripoli on October 3rd, 2019 (Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Destroyed car after an airstrike on Tripoli on October 3rd, 2019 (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
    2
  • (2 men)
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]