Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC231

Incident date

October 30, 2019

Location

خلة بن عون, Khela Ben Oun: Hamza camp, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.787222, 13.174722 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Between one and three civilians were reportedly injured by indiscriminate shelling on Khela Ben Oun.

Al Mashhad wrote: “Witnesses said that Al Matabat street near the camp Hamza witnessed the fall of a random shell, injuring a Sudanese worker and damaging a number of civilian cars.”

Tk Yahrouq Kl shy initially reported two injured but later updated the number to three in a different post.

Local reports of fighting point at GNA or LNA as the perpetrator.

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
    1–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (7) [ collapse]

  • Car damaged by shelling on Khela Ben Oun on October 30th, 2019 (Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Another car damaged by shelling on Khela Ben Oun on October 30th, 2019 (Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Debris from shelling on Khela Ben Oun on October 30th, 2019 (Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Car damaged by shelling on Khela Ben Oun on October 30th, 2019 (Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Building material damaged by shelling on Khela Ben Oun on October 30th, 2019 (Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Car damaged by shelling on Khela Ben Oun on October 30th, 2019 (Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Car damaged by shelling on Khela Ben Oun on October 30th, 2019 (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

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
    1–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (3) [ collapse]