Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC322

Incident date

March 23, 2020

Location

عين زارة: خلة النور, Ain Zara: Khalat Al Nour, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.738155, 13.356508 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One young woman was allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Ain Zara.

The Field Medicine and Support Center said: “The martyr field hospital Ayman al-Haramah, affiliated to the Center for Field Medicine and Support, today, Monday 23/3/2020, helps the girl: Samar Abdul Jalil Al-Sharidi, 20 years old, after a shell fell on her house in the Ain Zara area and gave her first aid to revitalize her, but the will of God is greater, so life is under recovery. She was transferred to Dar Al Rahma at Tripoli Medical Hospital

The shell also caused moderate wounding and material damage to the house.”

Hona Souq Al-Khmies and Tk Yahroug Kl shy also reported her death.

Tk Yahroug Kl shy added that “that she was studying in Khaled bin Al-Walid School, Ain Zara, and who was taught at the Ibn Al-Nafees Institute.”

Hona Souq Al-Khmies said the shell hit “her family’s home in Khalat Al-Nour in Ain Zara.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Samar Abdul Jalil Al-Sharidi 20 years old female https://www.facebook.com/permalink.php?story_fbid=506737470004965&id=307312883280759&__tn__=-R killed

Summary

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

Media
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    Samar Abdul Jalil Al-Sharidi, allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Samar Abdul Jalil Al-Sharidi, allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Building allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Building allegedly damaged by LNA shelling on Ain Zara on March 23rd, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Building allegedly damaged by LNA 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
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]