Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC310

Incident date

March 8, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: مدرسة حليمة السعدية للتعليم الاساسي , Tripoli: Halima Saadia School, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.890939, 13.270271 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

One woman was killed and four other civilians injured by LNA shelling on the Souq Al Jumaa area of Tripoli.

Hona Souq Al-Khmies said: “The outcome of the Grad shelling on the Friday market:

The death of two civilians and the injury of Muhammad al-Farajani, his brother, and his cousin, and a child from the al-Zayani family.” It added in a different post that the incident took place near Halima Al-Saadia School.

The Libya Observer wrote: “Two civilians have been killed and four others wounded in renewed Grad and Mortar rockets’ shelling by Khalifa Haftar’s forces on Souq Al-Jumua and Arada in Tripoli.

The media office of Volcano of Rage Operation of the Government of National Accord (GNA) confirmed on Sunday the number of casualties, saying the deaths were a man and a woman.”

Tk Yahroug Kl shy and Burkan Al Ghadab named the man killed in the attack as Mohsen Muhammad al-Shabu who is already among the list of victims in LC309.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

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

Media
from sources (9) [ collapse]

  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 8th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Aftermath of LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 8th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 8th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Aftermath of alleged LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 8th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Ambulance arriving after alleged LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 8th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Damaged car after alleged LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 8th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 8th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Aftermath of alleged LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa on March 8th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
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    Fingers allegedly lost because of LNA shelling on Souq Al Jumaa 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
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    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 (5) [ collapse]