Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC305

Incident date

February 28, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: أبو سليم, Tripoli: Abu Salim, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.842957, 13.171578 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One woman was allegedly injured by LNA artillery shelling on Abu Salim in Tripoli.

Libya Alahrar TV said: “The Mayor of Abu Salim Abdul Rahman Al-Hamedi reported that a woman was wounded and a number of houses near Al-Salam Street were damaged as a result of random shells falling.

For its part, the Department of Injured Affairs confirmed the evacuation of some serious cases in the Mitiga Hospital of the Military Medical Agency located near the airport due to the intense bombing of the area.”

Al Wasat also reported one woman injured.

Tk Yahroug Kl shy posted a video of the damaged Al-Kummati family house in Abu Salim. It is unclear whether the injured woman is from that family.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

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

Media
from sources (7) [ collapse]

  • Room damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 28th, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
  • Damage after alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 28th, 2020 (via Al Wasat)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 28th, 2020 (via Al Wasat)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 28th, 2020 (via Al Wasat)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Abu Salim on February 28th, 2020 (via Al Wasat)
  • Video of the shelling
  • Video showing a damaged buildign

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
    1
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]