Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC243

Incident date

November 14, 2019

Location

طرابلس‎: الزهور, Tripoli: Al Zohour, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.853889, 13.176667 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly killed by LNA artillery shelling on the Al Zohour neighbourhood of Tripoli.

The Libya Observer reported: “Meanwhile, one person was killed in Al-Zohoor neighborhood in Tripoli after 10 Grad rockets fired by Haftar’s forces fell on the residential area Thursday.

Al-Zohoor neighborhood in Salah Al-Deen in southern Tripoli has been seeing large displacement by residents since last Tuesday due to repeated indiscriminate shelling by Haftar’s forces, leading to casualties and destruction of properties.”

The Field Medicine and Support Center said: “The Salem Al-Nafees (formerly Salaheddin) field hospital said that Mr. Wajdi Mustafa Shweibi, who is 45 years old in the district of Zohour on Thursday, 14 November 2019, which was exposed to shrapnel of shells fell on his residence, which led to him being seriously injured in the stomach, was taken to Dar al-Rahma hospital in Tripoli.”

According to Libya Alahrar TV, Tk Yahroug Kl shy and the GNA-led Burkan Al Ghadab operation he later died of his wounds.

Tk Yahroug Kl shy said another civilian was injured in the attack.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Wajdi Mustafa Shweibi 45 years old male killed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Picture of the impact of shelling in Salaheddin
  • Pictures of the aftermath
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    Picture of the alleged victim (via FMSC)

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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (15) [ collapse]