Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC334

Incident date

April 3, 2020

Location

المستشفى الجامعي طرابلس, Tripoli University Hospital, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.853009, 13.230138 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were allegedly injured by LNA shelling near the Tripoli Unversity Hospital.

The Field Medicine and Support Center wrote: “Today, Saturday 4-4-2020, the Monitoring and Follow-up Team of the Field Medicine and Support Center monitored the injury of Mr. Aseel Al-Aswad, 35, who is a member of the Ministry of Interior and Citizenship, Hala Salem, 22, with a serious head injury as a result of targeting the back gate of Tripoli University Hospital (medical). The two cases were transferred to each of Kaddour Medical Center and Al-Mukhtar Clinic.”

The Libya Observer said it was a rocket attack conducted by the LNA.

Other sources reported the same number of wounded people.

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
  • 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 (6) [ 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
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]