Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC293

Incident date

February 12, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: القاطع أ جامعة طرابلس , Tripoli: University of Tripoli, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.847905, 13.223111 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Between two and five civilians were reportedly injured because of LNA artillery shelling on Tripoli.

Hona Souq Al-Khmies said: “Two civilians were wounded in the indiscriminate shelling behind the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine.”

Amjed Ali posted a picture of an alleged victim as a comment to the post and said he was in intensive care.

Tk Yahroug Kl shy also reported two injured.

The GNA-led Burkan Al Ghadab operation wrote: “Five civilians were injured as a result of indiscriminate shells fired by the war criminal militia militia Haftar on the residential neighborhood next to the University of Tripoli in a new and repeated breach of the cease-fire and in continuation of its criminal record targeting civilians and residential neighborhoods in the capital.”

The incident occured around midday.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–5
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (7) [ collapse]

  • Video of the incident
  • Car allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on February 12th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Car allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on February 12th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Blood stains after alleged LNA shelling on February 12th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Building allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on February 12th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Building allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on February 12th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Victim allegedly injured by LNA shelling on February 12th, 2020 (via Amjed Ali)

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
    2–5
  • 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 (7) [ collapse]