Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC229

Incident date

October 28, 2019

Location

طرابلس‎: جامع محمد الدرة , Tripoli: Mohammed Al-Durra Mosque, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.854117, 13.233829 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Exact location (via Airwars) level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Exact location (via Airwars)

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reportedly injured by GNA artillery shelling on the Fornaj neighbourhood of Tripoli.

Tk Yahrouq Kl shy: “The fall of a mortar shell on a mosque (Al-Durra mosque specifically) in Fornaj opposite Tripoli Medical Center and the injury of a mosque worker, we ask God for safety.”

Afrigate reported the shelling of the mosque without mentioning civilian harm. It further said the LNA media centre was accusing the GNA of being the culprit.

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
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Alleged victim of alleged GNA shelling on Tripoli on October 28th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Room damaged because of alleged GNA shelling on Tripoli on October 28th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Room damaged because of alleged GNA shelling on Tripoli on October 28th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Building damaged because of alleged GNA shelling on Tripoli on October 28th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Building damaged because of alleged GNA shelling on Tripoli on October 28th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)

Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)
  • Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) 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
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)

Sources (3) [ collapse]