Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC295

Incident date

February 12, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: طريق الشوك, Tripoli: Al Shok, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.838223, 13.229855 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 up to nine more injured by LNA shelling on the Al Shok neighbourhood of Tripoli.

The GNA-led Burkan Al Ghadab operation said: “The indiscriminate shell fired by the war criminal militia Hafter this evening at Mazaya Café caused the death of Ayman Ali Al-Ajeili Al-Jafairi, 38 years old, and 9 other civilians were wounded, including 2 in operations at the Tripoli Medical Center 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 Libya Observer said: “Shells fired by Haftar’s militias killed at least one person and wounded others in Tripoli, the volcano of Rage Operation says.

The shells reportedly struck a café in the “Shouk” road in Salah Al-Din area south of Tripoli.”

Other sources published similar reports.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]

  • Damage caused by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on February 12th, 2020 (via Libya Observer)
  • Damage caused by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on February 12th, 2020 (via Libya Observer)
  • Damage caused by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on February 12th, 2020 (via Libya Observer)
  • Blood stains caused by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on February 12th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Blood stains caused by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on February 12th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Car damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on February 12th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Car damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on February 12th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Car damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on February 12th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Café damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on February 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Café damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on February 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Ambulance arriving alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on February 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Street scene after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on February 12th, 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
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • 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]