Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC216

Incident date

October 12, 2019

Location

طرابلس‎: خلة الفرجان, Tripoli: Khallet Al Furjan, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.795738, 13.217038 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

A child was allegedly killed by LNA mortar shelling in the Khallet Al Furjan neighbourhood of Tripoli.

The Libya Observer reported: “The Joint Deterrence and Intervention Force of Abu Salim have confirmed the death of a child as a result of a mortar shell which hit their home in Albill Street in Khallet Al Furjan area.

‘The 13-year-old child was hit by a missile fired by Haftar’s militias at their house. The boy suffered head injuries and died immediately at the site,’ the force said on Facebook.”

While most other sources published similar accounts, Hona Souq Al-Khmies said: “A child killed from the family of Hussein Al-Ferjani named Ali at the age of 10 years.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ali al-Ferjani 13 years old male Age also reported as 10 killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]

Media
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    Covered body of Ali Alfurjani, allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Aziziya on October 12th, 2019 (via Libya Observer)
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    Body of Ali Alfurjani, allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Aziziya on October 12th, 2019 (via Libya Ahrar TV)
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    Body of Ali Alfurjani, allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Aziziya on October 12th, 2019 (via Libya Alahrar TV)

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
    1
  • (1 child)
  • 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 (10) [ collapse]