Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC243

Incident date

November 13, 2019

Location

سوق السبت, Saturday Market, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.598854, 13.174578 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reportedly killed by a GNA artillery strike on Qasr Bin Gashir.

Afrigate reported: “The Municipal Council of Qasr Bin Gashir announced that the house of the family of Abdul Razzaq Abu Sedira was targeted by Grad rockets fired by forces belonging to the Western Military Area Command of the GNA.”

Hona Souq Al-Khmies said: “The fall of an indiscriminate shell in the area of Al Sabet market in Qaser Bin Gashir on the family of Abu Sedira, which led to the death of their son Ahmed.”

Tarhuna 24 published a similar statement.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ahmed Abdel Razzaq Nouri Abu Sedira Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Picture of Ahmed Abdel Razzaq Nouri Abu Sedira, allegedly killed by a GNA artillery strike on Qasr Bin Gashir on November 13th, 2019 (via Tarhuna 24)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of the Saturday Market (سوق السبت), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.5983, 13.17460. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)

Sources (4) [ collapse]