Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC343

Incident date

April 13, 2020

Location

جامع الحباشة, Al Habasha Mosque, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.590729, 13.340712 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Civilian casualties were reported in the Shurfat Al Malaha neighbourhood of Tripoli.

Libya Ambulance Services reported: “Shells fall on the balcony near the Al-Habasha Mosque and the Mergham dispensary leading to casualties. We will bring you details from the rescue and emergency teams there.”

Tk Yahroug Kl shy published a carbon copy of the post.

Reports of fighting point at the GNA or LNA as the culprit.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord, Libyan National Army

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of Al Habasha Mosque (جامع الحباشة), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.590729, 13.340712. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Government of National Accord Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Government of National Accord
  • Government of National Accord position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Libyan National Army Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army
  • Libyan National Army position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord, Libyan National Army

Sources (2) [ collapse]