Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC333

Incident date

April 3, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: مشروع الهضبة, Tripoli: Hadaba project, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.838333, 13.175278 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Several civilians were allegedly injured by LNA shelling on the Hadaba project area of Tripoli.

The Libya Observer said: Several civilians, including children, were injured in unprovoked firing and shelling by Haftar’s militias on the Hadhaba area, south of Tripoli, on Friday, Mayor of Abu Salim, Abdul Rahman Al-Hamidi has said.”

Libya Alaharar TV reported: “The mayor of Abu Salim Abdul Rahman Al-Hamedi reported that a number of civilians, including children, were injured as a result of Hifter militia shells falling on the homes of citizens in the Al Hadaba Al Qassi area.

Al-Hamidi added in a statement to Al-Ahrar Libya that the injured people were transferred to Al-Khadra Hospital for treatment, noting that a state of panic and panic prevailed among the citizens who seemed unable to make their decision between staying in their homes in implementation of the ban measures or leaving them due to the missiles of Haftar militias, according to him.”

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
    2–5
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

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
    2–5
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]