Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC325

Incident date

March 25, 2020

Location

طريق السور, Al Sour road, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.881313, 13.219781 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Street level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Street

Airwars assessment

One girl was allegedly injured because of LNA shelling on the Al Sour road in Tripoli.

Hona Souq Al-Khmies said: “Missiles on 2 houses: Al-Ghadamsi’s house, Omar Khalifa’s house. And a little girl, with a minor injury, is now in Al-Zawiya Street Hospital, sewing a minor wound on the head.”

Libya Alaharar TV wrote: “A child was injured due to the militia bombing of Haftar civilian homes on the Al Sour Road in Tripoli.” It added that several houses and cars were injured.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

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

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Car damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Building damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on March 25th, 2020 (Hona Souq Al-Khmies)

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of Al Sour road (طريق السور), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.881313, 13.219781. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

  • Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of Al Sour road (طريق السور).

    Imagery:
    Google Earth

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
    1
  • 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 (8) [ collapse]