Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC311

Incident date

March 12, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: مدرسة خليفة الحجاجي, Tripoli: Khalifa Al-Hajjaji School, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.904545, 13.255105 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were allegedly injured by LNA artillery shelling on the Souq Al Jumaa neighbourhood of Tripoli.

The Field Medicine and Support Center said: “The follow-up team at the Center for Field Medicine and Support after shells landed on the Souq Al Jumaa area near the Shatt road, went to the dreaded place to find out the number of casualties left by the fall of indiscriminate shells on Thursday night.” It added the two victims were transferred to Al Fateh clinic.

218TV quoted the report from the Field Medicine and Support Center.

Other sources mostly reported material damage to cars and civilian homes.

The GNA-led Burkan Al Ghadab operation accused the LNA of conducting the attack with Grad rockets.

The incident occured during the night.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (25) [ collapse]

  • Video of the incident
  • Burning car after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Burning car after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Burning cars after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Libya Alahrar TV)
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    Victim of alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Victim of alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Scorched cars after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged car after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Destroyed car after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged car after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged car after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Destroyed car after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Scorched cars after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Destroyed car after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 12th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)

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
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (12) [ collapse]