Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC308

Incident date

March 1, 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

A child was killed and three to four more civilians allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Tripoli.

Libya Ambulance Services said: “Two shells landed on the house of the Mami family in the Sidra area. A child was martyred and three members of the family were injured, and they were treated at the Independence Hospital in the municipality of Abu Salim.”

The Field Medicine and Support Center also reported one death and three injuries.

Al Wasat said: “In a GNA statement to Al Wasat, a 13-year-old child was killed and 4 members of the same family were injured by a shell that landed on their house on Tareeq Al Shok in Tripoli.

Libya Alahrar TV reported the same number of casualties.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (4)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–4
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

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    Picture of an alleged victim of LNA shelling on Al Shok on February March 1st, 2020 (via FSMC)
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    Picture of an alleged victim of LNA shelling on Al Shok on February March 1st, 2020 (via FSMC)
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    Picture of an alleged victim of LNA shelling on Al Shok on February March 1st, 2020 (via FSMC)

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 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–4
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]