Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC281

Incident date

January 25, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: مسجد القمبري, Tripoli: Qambari Mosque, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.890370, 13.279192 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reportedly killed and up to three more injured because of LNA shelling on the Shurfat Al Malaha area of Tripoli.

The Field Medicine and Support Center said: “Resident Abdelhak Chakroun, a Moroccan national, who moved to the mercy of God as a result A shell landed in Shurfat Al Malaha area in front of the Qambari Mosque, which caused him a severe injury to the neck level.”

Al Wasat said: “The media advisor of the Ministry of Health in the Government of Al-Wefaq, Amin Al-Hashemi, announced, in statements to the ‘Al Wasat Gate’, that one of the expatriate workers, “Moroccan nationality,” called Abdelhak, a mechanical technician, was killed, and that a Libyan and two children were seriously injured as a result of the aerial bombardment on Shurfat Al Malaha area near the airport.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Abdelhak Chakroun Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Abdelhak Chakroun, allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Tripoli on January 25th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)

Geolocation notes

Reports mention the Qambari Mosque (مسجد القمبري) in Shurfat Al Malaha (شرفة الملاحة). The coordinates for the Qambari Mosque are: 32.890370 13.279192.

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
  • 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 attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (8) [ collapse]