Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC280

Incident date

January 25, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: شرفة الملاحة, Tripoli: Shurfat Al Malaha, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.832282, 13.192586 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Between two and three civilians were allegedly injured because of indiscriminate shelling near the Al Safwa hospital in Tripoli.

According to the Field Medicine and Support Center, “a shell targeted the Safwa clinic this evening, Saturday, 25-1-2020 in the Hadaba area, which resulted in the injury of citizen Hossam Nouri al-Mabrouk and citizen Yassin Ali Askar.”

Libya Observer and the GNA-led Burkan Al Ghadab operation also reported two injured people.

Al Wasat reported: “In a statement to Al-Wasat Gate, three people were injured as a result of an air strike on a café adjacent to the Al-Safwa Clinic in the Hadaba area, one of whom was seriously wounded”

Libya Alahrar TV said: “A indiscriminate missile by Haftar militia targets the Al-Safwa Hospital, in the Al-Hadba Al-Qassi area, and wounding civilians”

The incident occured in the evening.

  • Hossam Nouri al-Mabrouk Adult male injured
  • Yassin Ali Askar Adult male injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • An alleged victim from LNA shelling on Tripoli on January 25th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • An alleged victim from LNA shelling on Tripoli on January 25th, 2020 (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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]