Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC270

Incident date

January 2, 2020

Location

الفرناج, Al Fornaj, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.850793, 13.239605 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Local sources reported that a woman died as a result of alleged Haftar forces’ indiscriminate shelling on Al Fournaj area in Tripoli, Libya, on January 2nd, 2020.

The woman who was killed after a random mortar hit her house is believed to belong to Al Aswad Family, but no other details are available at this moment.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Female from Al Aswad family Age unknown female killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • 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)
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Remnants from the shelling in Al Fournaj in Tripoli, January 2nd, 2020 causing the death of a woman (via Libya Al Ahrar)
  • Images of the house hit by alleged Haftar forces random shelling in Al Fournaj in Tripoli, January 2nd, 2020 causing the death of a woman (via Libya Al Ahrar)
  • Images of the house hit by alleged Haftar forces random shelling in Al Fournaj in Tripoli, January 2nd, 2020 causing the death of a woman (via Libya Al Ahrar)
  • Images of the house hit by alleged Haftar forces random shelling in Al Fournaj in Tripoli, January 2nd, 2020 causing the death of a woman (via Libya Al Ahrar)

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention the neighbourhood of Al Fornaj (الفرناج), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.850793, 13.239605. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

  • Reports of the incident mention the neighbourhood of Al Fornaj (الفرناج).

    Imagery:
    Google Earth

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 woman)
  • 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)
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (6) [ collapse]