Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC320

Incident date

March 23, 2020

Location

عين زارة: مصحة الكحيلي, Ain Zara: Kahily Clinic, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.780360, 13.301342 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Two civilians from the same family were allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Ain Zara.

The Field Medicine and Support Center said: “The Ain Zara field hospital, affiliated to the Center for Field Medicine and Support, is today morning assisting a family in the Ain Zara region after a shell fell on their house, which resulted in the death of both Mrs. Lutfiah Abdulqadir Al-Rashid, 42 years old and Mr. Salem Faraj Al-Samah, 55, the woman’s nephew, was visiting their house to take out some of the necessities needed for use in their daily lives.

The bodies were transferred to the Mercy House of Tripoli Medical Hospital.”

Simffaro said the incident took place “behind the Al-Kahili clinic, Al-Naseem Street, after the Bukhari Mosque.”

Other sources poblished the same death toll.

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
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • 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
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    Salem Faraj Al Samah, allegedly killed by shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via Simffaro)
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    A victim in a body bag allegedly killed by shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via Simffaro)
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    A victim in a body bag allegedly killed by shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via Simffaro)
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    Salem Faraj Al Samah, allegedly killed by shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Salem Faraj Al Samah, allegedly killed by shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)

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
  • (1 woman1 man)
  • 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]