Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC313

Incident date

March 18, 2020

Location

المزاوغة, Al Mazawaga, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.828453, 13.254978 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly injured by indiscriminate shelling on Ain Zara.

The Ambulance Services Libya said: “A shell landed in Al-Mazawaga village, Ain Zara, at a house. Rescue teams went to the place and a case was rescued for treatment.”

Tk Yahroug Kl shy reported mortar shelling and posted an carbon copy of the report from the Ambulance Services.

Local reports of fighting point at the GNA or the LNA as the culprit.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Building allegedly damaged by indiscrimante shelling on March 16th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Building allegedly damaged by indiscrimante shelling on March 16th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Building allegedly damaged by indiscrimante shelling on March 16th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the village of Al Mazawaga (المزاوغة), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.828453, 13.254978. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)
  • Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (6) [ collapse]