Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC218

Incident date

October 13, 2019

Location

Qasr Bin Gashir: Yarmouk camp, قصر بن غشير, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.764074, 13.199460 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Medical personnel was reported killed by an LNA airstrike near the Yarmouk camp in Qasr Bin Gashir.

Libya Alahrar TV reported: “Hafter warplanes bombard a field hospital in Khallet Al Furjan, leaving dead and wounded.

The field commander in the axis of the airport road, Mohammed bin Yusuf confirmed the shelling of the pro-Haftar planes on a field hospital near the Yarmouk camp in the early morning hours of Sunday.

Bin Yusuf said in a statement to Libya Al Ahrar, that the raid resulted in the deaths of medical staff between nurses and doctors, pointing out that the current situation is relatively calm.”

According to Ewan Libya and 218 TV the LNA had confirmed airstrikes in the area on that day without mentioning civilian harm.

There is currently no more information available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Declared strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Declared strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (3) [ collapse]