Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC327

Incident date

March 27, 2020

Location

Vicinity of Military College, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.83950, 13.20210 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

A family was allegedly injured by LNA shelling in the Hadaba project area of Tripoli.

The Field Medicine and Support Center wrote: “A shell landed on a house in Al-Hadaba area (Potatoes), and the cases were transferred to Abu Salim Hospital.”

Libya Alahar TV said: “A family was injured in Al-Hadba area due to the indiscriminate shelling of Haftar militias in the area.”

Tk Yahroug Kl shy, however, posted pictures of the incident and added: “Pictures show that one of the shells landed in the plateau area, opposite the Military College, thank God there are no human damages.”

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
    0–5
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Building allegedly damaged by shellng on Tripoli on March 27th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Building allegedly damaged by shellng on Tripoli on March 27th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of the Military College, for which the generic coordinates are: 32.83950, 13.20210. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

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
    0–5
  • 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 (3) [ collapse]