Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC303

Incident date

February 25, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: مشروع الهضبة, Tripoli: Hadaba project, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.838333, 13.175278 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 two more injured by LNA shelling on the Hadaba project area of Tripoli.

Al Wasat wrote: “A spokesman for the Ministry of Health in the Government of Al-Wefaq, Amin al-Hashemi, announced that a citizen was killed by a random shell that landed in the ‘Hadaba Tawal’ area, south of Tripoli, on Tuesday evening.

Al-Hashemi said in a statement to Al-Wasat that the dead man was named Mohammed Mustafa Al-Ajili, who is 33 years old, and his body was transferred to the Medical Hospital Dar Al-Rahma.”

Libya Observer and Libya Alahrar TV both reported one killed and two injured. Libya Alahrar TV added mortar shells were used.

The incident occured in the evening.

Summary

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

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Picture of a car damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on February 25th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)

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
    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 (7) [ collapse]