One civilian was killed and a child was injured in alleged LNA forces shelling with BM-21 Grad missiles on Shurfat Al Malaha area near Maitika International Airport on January 3rd, 2020 according to local sources.
The killed man was identified as Jumaa Al Qabaili and the injured child who was admitted to hospital was identified as Muhaimin Muhammad Qnedi.
Libya Al Ahrar reported that the shelling with Grad rockets on Shurfet Al Milaha targeted nine houses and a school causing injuries including children.
Hona Souq Al-Khmies said: “A rocket fell a short time ago on the house of rented by a family in Shurfat Al Malaha, behind Mitiga.”
The Libya Observer tweeted “Shurfat Al-Malaha residential area near Mitiga Airport came under intense rocket attacks by warlord Khalifa Haftar’s armed groups last night leaving one person dead and causing damage to people’s houses.”
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Reports of the incident mention the area of Shurfat Al Malaha ( شرفة الملاحة), for which the possible coordinates are: 32.885089, 13.285718. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.