Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC309

Incident date

March 8, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: عرادة, Tripoli: Arada, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.871846, 13.245006 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were allegedly killed and five more injured because of LNA shelling on the Arada neighbourhood of Tripoli.

Al Wasat said: “The media advisor to the Ministry of Health in the GNA, Amin al-Hashemi, announced the death of two civilians and the injury of five others in a bombing of the LNA forces on the Arada area in Tripoli.”

The GNA-led Burkan Al Ghadab operation and the Field Medicine Support Centre reported two deaths and five injuries as well.

Burkan Al Ghadab said Grad rockets were used in the attack.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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
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    Victim of alleged LNA shelling on Arada on March 8th, 2020 (via FSMC)
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    Victim of alleged LNA shelling on Arada on March 8th, 2020 (via FSMC)
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    Victim of alleged LNA shelling on Arada on March 8th, 2020 (via FSMC)
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    Victim of alleged LNA shelling on Arada on March 8th, 2020 (via FSMC)
  • Victim of alleged LNA shelling on Arada on March 8th, 2020 (via FSMC)
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    Blood stain on the ground after alleged LNA shelling on Arada on March 8th, 2020 (via FSMC)
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    Blood stain on the ground after alleged LNA shelling on Arada on March 8th, 2020 (via FSMC)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Arada on March 8th, 2020 (via FSMC)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Arada on March 8th, 2020 (via FSMC)
  • Area hit by alleged LNA shelling on Arada on March 8th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Mohsen Muhammad al-Shabu, allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Arada on March 8th, 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
    2
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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]