Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC282

Incident date

January 25, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: عرادة, Tripoli: Arada, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.871846, 13.245006 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were allegedly injured by LNA shelling on the Arada neighbourhood of Tripoli.

The Field Medicine and Support Center reported: “Today in the evening, 25-1-2020, the ambulance team of the Center for Field Medicine and Support assisted citizens Samir Musa and Ahmed Al-Ghazewi, who were lightly wounded after a shell landed in the Arada region, ‘Al Mayya Al Hilowa Mosque’”

Hona Souq Al-Khmies said: “Shelling with several Grad rockets a short while ago targeting the Arada road, wounding two civilians.”

Other sources only reported material damage but no civilian harm.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Samir Musa Adult male injured
  • Ahmed Al-Ghazewi Adult male injured

Summary

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

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Alleged victim of LNA shelling on Tripoli on January 25th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Destroyed car after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on January 25th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Destroyed car after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on January 25th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Traffic jam after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on January 25th, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
  • Street after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on January 25th, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)

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
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]