Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC233

Incident date

October 31, 2019

Location

قصر بن غشير, Qasr Bin Gashir: Altwaisha, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.688716, 13.173889 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Up to five civilians were reportedly killed by LNA shelling on Qasr Bin Gashir.

Libya Alahrar TV and Am Malik reported three civilians deaths.

Akhbar Libya reported: “Five members of one family were killed in a bombing in Qasr Bin Gashir.

Bombing on the road killed five people from the same family, the municipal council said on Thursday.

The Council condemned the bombing of the family of Abdul Hakim al-Lafi on Wednesday, which killed the mother and her four children, ‘Aya, Qais, Yassin and Taha.'”

Almanara reported: “Spokesman for the Ambulance and Emergency Service Osama Ali confirms to Al-Raed, the death toll in Altwaisha has risen to 5 civilians: a woman, a child and 3 men.”

Most sources accused the LNA of conducting the shelling.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (4)

  • Aya Child female killed
  • Qais Child male killed
  • Yassin Child male killed
  • Taha Child male killed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 5
  • (1–4 children1 woman0–3 men)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 5
  • (1–4 children1 woman0–3 men)
  • Airwars grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (6) [ collapse]