Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC274

Incident date

January 5, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: الهضبة البدري, Tripoli: Al Hadaba Al Badri, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.836207, 13.21315 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One girl was allegedly killed and three other civilians injured by indiscriminate shelling on the Al Hadaba Al Badri neighbourhood of Tripoli.

The Field Medicine and Support Center (FMSC) said: “A shell targeted the home of the Kalila family this afternoon, Sunday, 5/1-2020, in the Hadaba Al Badri area, and resulted in the death of the child Khitam Abdel Wahab Kalila, 12 years old, and the injury of her younger brother, Mohamed Abdel Wahab Kalila, who is 6 years old, with a severe head injury and the injury of two young men who happened to be near the house.”

In a different post it said that Serag Abd al-Sayyid, from Sudan, suffered head and back injuries.

Other sources published similar accounts. Libya Alahrar TV said that adjacent buildings and cars suffered damage from the shelling.

Local reports of clashes point at the GNA or LNA as the culprit.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
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    Picture of one of the alleged victims from indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Another picture of one of the alleged victims from indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Another picture of one of the alleged victims from indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Picture of a house damaged by indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Another picture of a house damaged by indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Another picture of a house damaged by indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Another picture of a house damaged by indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Another picture of a house damaged by indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Blood stains caused by indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Blood stains caused by indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • A car damaged by indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • A car damaged by indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • A car damaged by indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • A car damaged by indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Cars damaged by indiscriminate shelling on Al Hadaba Al Badri on January 5th, 2020 (via FMSC)

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

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 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (7) [ collapse]