Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC254

Incident date

December 16, 2019

Location

طرابلس‎: صلاح الدين, Tripoli: Salaheddin, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.846389, 13.161667 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 Salaheddin neighbourhood of Tripoli.

The Field Medicine and Support Center (FMSC) said: “Salem Al-Nafis Field Hospital, Salah Al-Din, affiliated to the Center for Field Medicine and Support, treated Mr. Ali Ramadan Al-Harak in Salaheddin today, Monday 16-12-2019, who was wounded with shrapnel of shells that landed near his house, which caused his head to be seriously injured and led to his death. He was transferred to Dar Al-Rahma at Tripoli Medical Hospital.”

Libya Alahrar TV wrote: “Ministry of Health spokesman Fawzi Onis confirms to Libya Al-Ahrar the death of a citizen as a result of a random shell fired by Haftar gunmen that landed on his home in Salaheddin.”

Salah Alkabgarie said a child was also injured.

Other sources reported similar accounts.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Ali Ramadan Al-Harak Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

  • Picture of the aftermath of LNA shelling on Salaheddin on Janaury 16th, 2019 (via 218TV)
  • Another picture of the aftermath of LNA shelling on Salaheddin on Janaury 16th, 2019 (via 218TV)
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    Picture of the victim of LNA shelling on Salaheddin on Janaury 16th, 2019 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
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    Another picture of one of the victims of LNA shelling on Salaheddin on January 16th, 2019 (via FMSC)

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 man)
  • 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]