Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC235

Incident date

November 4, 2019

Location

طرابلس: مصحة النخبة , Tripoli: Al Nokhba Clinic, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.822755, 13.222368 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

A child was allegedly killed by LNA artillery shelling on the Salaheddin neighbourhood of Tripoli.

The Libya Observer posted: “A boy named Mohammed Naghasa was killed in rocket attacks by warlord Haftar’s armed groups on Salah Eddin neighbourhood in Tripoli today. Earlier, Haftar’s media office released a propaganda video showing militiamen conducting unguided artillery strikes on Tripoli.”

Afrigate News said: “The Center for Field Medicine and Support announced the death of a child in Sidra area and the injury of other in clashes in the capital Tripoli.

The center said on its Facebook page that it received a report of the fall of a shell next to the Al Nokhba clinic and ambulances of the field hospital Salaheddin rushed to the area of ​​Sidra and transferred the child Mohammed Naghasa to a clinic for treatment, but he died while the civilian Mohammed Ajdiea was transferred to Tripoli Medical Hospital. He was wounded by shrapnel in the feet and back.

The shelling also caused material damage to cars in the area.”

Other sources published similar reports.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammed Naghasa Child male killed
  • Mohammed Ajdiea Age unknown male injured

Summary

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

Media
from sources (7) [ collapse]

  • Damage caused to vehicles by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on November 4th, 2019 (via Libya Observer)
  • Damage caused to vehicles by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on November 4th, 2019 (via Libya Observer)
  • Damage caused to vehicles by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on November 4th, 2019 (via Libya Observer)
  • Damage caused to vehicles by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on November 4th, 2019 (via Libya Observer)
  • Mohammed Naghasa, supposedly killed by LNA shelling on Tripoli on November 4th, 2019 (via Libya Observer)
  • Damage caused to the neighbourhood by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on November 4th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damage caused to the neighbourhood by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on November 4th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)

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)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]