Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC286

Incident date

February 3, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: شارع الشيباني, Tripoli: Sheibani street, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.851111, 13.167778 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Street level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Street

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reportedly injured by LNA shelling on the Abu Salim area of Tripoli.

Libya Alahrar TV said: “A Libyan correspondent from Al Ahrar in Tripoli reported that one person was injured due to the fall of indiscriminate rockets fired by Haftar militias in the Abu Salim area on Monday morning.

The reporter added that three rockets landed on Al-Shaibani Street in the center of Abu Salim, causing material damage in three houses and ten cars in the area.”

Other sources only reported shelling and posted pictures of the destruction caused by it.

Tk Yahroug Kl said the incident took place near the Tariq Bin Ziyad Mosque. Burkan Al Ghadab said it’s a densely populated area.

The incident occured around dawn.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (10) [ collapse]

  • Car destroyed by alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 2nd, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 2nd, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 2nd, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
  • Car damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 2nd, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 2nd, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Car destroyed by alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 2nd, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 2nd, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 2nd, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Car damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 2nd, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 2nd, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)

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
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (9) [ collapse]