Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC285

Incident date

February 1, 2020

Location

جنزور: الكريمية, Janzur: Al Keramia, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.771657, 13.08665 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly killed and another one injured by indiscriminate LNA shelling on the Al Keramia area south of Tripoli.

Afrigate News reported one death and one injury, according to the GNA-led Burkan Al Ghadab operation.

The Libya Observer said: “A civilian was killed and others were injured in indiscriminate shelling by Khalifa Haftar’s forces on Al-Kraimiya in south Tripoli, Volcano of Rage Operation’s media office said on Saturday afternoon, posting photos for the aftermath of the shelling that caused damage to houses and cars of the civilian residents.

One civilian, Mohammed Shiha, was transferred to Al-Sawani field hospital for first aid medical care before sending him to the hospital, the Field and Support Medical Center said.”

Libya Alahrar TV initially reported one dead and one injured but later updated to two injuries, quoting the Ministry of Health. It said one woman was injured and that there was severe damage to buildings.

The incident occured in the afternoon.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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 (17) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • Destruction after alleged LNA shelling on Al Keramia on February 1st, 2020 (via Libya Observer)
  • Destruction after alleged LNA shelling on Al Keramia on February 1st, 2020 (via Libya Observer)
  • Destruction after alleged LNA shelling on Al Keramia on February 1st, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
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    A victim being treated after alleged LNA shelling on Al Keramia on February 1st, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
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    A victim being treated after alleged LNA shelling on Al Keramia on February 1st, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
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    A victim being treated after alleged LNA shelling on Al Keramia on February 1st, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
  • Destruction after alleged LNA shelling on Al Keramia on February 1st, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Destruction after alleged LNA shelling on Al Keramia on February 1st, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)

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
    1–2
  • 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 (17) [ collapse]