Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC335

Incident date

April 6, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: غابة النصر, Tripoli: Nasr forest, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.862827, 13.18634 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Four civilians were allegedly injured by LNA shelling near the Nasr Forest in Tripoli

The Libya Observer reported: “‘Three people have been injured in Haftar’s attack on Abu Salim, including one 15-year-old boy. The shelling continues on Ghabat Al-Nasser, Hay Dimashiq, and Abu Salim. At least four civilians are injured.’ Al-Hashemi [media adviser of the Health Ministry] added.”

Hona Souq Al-Khmies posted a video of the supposed Grad shelling but did not mention civilian harm.

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
    4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Video of the shelling

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
    4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (2) [ collapse]