Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC302

Incident date

February 24, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎, Tripoli: Salaheddin, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.846389, 13.161667 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Four civilians were allegedly injured by LNA shelling on the Saleheddin neighbourhood of Tripoli.

The Field Medicine and Support Center said: “A team from the center toured the field to find out the severity of the injuries left by the fall of a shell on Monday evening, 24/2/2020 in Saleheddin, and injured a family of a father, mother and child and injured another citizen.”

The GNA-led Burkan Al Ghadab operation accused the LNA.

The incident occured in the evening.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

  • Ali Huwaidi Ali Age unknown male Abdominal fragment injury, underwent an operation injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Victim allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Salaheddin on February 24, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Victim allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Salaheddin on February 24, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Child allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Salaheddin on February 24, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
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    Child allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Salaheddin on February 24, 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
    4
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]