Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC303

Incident date

February 25, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: الهضبة طول, Tripoli: Hadaba Tawal, Tarabulus, Libya

Geolocation

32.776346, 13.200300 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

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.

The victims were named as:

33 years old male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • 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

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 Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army
  • Libyan National Army 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
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • 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

Sources (7) [ collapse]