Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC283

Incident date

January 26, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: مطار معيتيقة, Tripoli: Mitiga International Airport, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.895041, 13.2785 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 Mitiga airport in Tripoli.

Hona Souq Al-Khmies said: ”In addition to our previous publication detailing the targeting of the wings station at Maitika airport with a Grad missile a short time ago and employees were injured by shrapnel, namely, Ibrahim al-Turki and Mustafa Merghem.”

Other sources only reported material damage resulting from the shelling.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (12) [ collapse]

  • Video of the incident
  • Car damaged by LNA shelling on Tripoli on Janaury 26th, 2020 (via Libya Alhrar TV)
  • Cars damaged by LNA shelling on Tripoli on Janaury 26th, 2020 (via Libya Alhrar TV)
  • Room damaged by LNA shelling on Tripoli on Janaury 26th, 2020 (via Libya Alhrar TV)
  • Furniture damaged by LNA shelling on Tripoli on Janaury 26th, 2020 (via Libya Alhrar TV)
  • Parking lot damaged by LNA shelling on Tripoli on Janaury 26th, 2020 (via Libya Alhrar TV)
  • Furniture damaged by LNA shelling on Tripoli on Janaury 26th, 2020 (via Libya Alhrar TV)
  • Cars damaged by LNA shelling on Tripoli on Janaury 26th, 2020 (via Libya Alhrar TV)
  • Cars damaged by LNA shelling on Tripoli on Janaury 26th, 2020 (via Libya Alhrar TV)
  • Cars damaged by LNA shelling on Tripoli on Janaury 26th, 2020 (via Libya Alhrar TV)
  • Car damaged by LNA shelling on Tripoli on Janaury 26th, 2020 (via Libya Alhrar TV)
  • Car damaged by LNA shelling on Tripoli on Janaury 26th, 2020 (via Libya Alhrar 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
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (6) [ collapse]