Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC348

Incident date

April 17, 2020

Location

جنزور: الكريمية, Janzur: Al Keramia, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.771657, 13.08665 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One man was reported killed and six more civilians injured after alleged LNA shelling on Janzur.

Aldamoh_201112 tweeted: “Several shells were fired by insurgent militia on residential neighborhoods in the Keramia area behind the Shlouf Mosque and a family was hit after one of the rockets fell on them.”

The GNA-led Burkan Al Ghadab operation said: “The Haftar terrorist militia bombs the homes of citizens in Keramia with Grad rockets and the outbreak of fire in the house of one of the citizens.”

The Field Medicine and Support Center reported one death and three injuries.

Hona Souq Al-Khmies reported: “The shelling, which happened on Al Keramia, on the storehouse of an electromagnetic and food company, and also fell on a house that an elderly man died in his house, and a boy was wounded by shrapnel in the back, and according to paramedics, he was injured in the marrow.”

It later added: “One citizen was killed and 6 others were wounded, including 4 from one family, in Al Karimiya area, after the indiscriminate shelling in the area.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Saadoun Ammar Abdel Nabi Adult male killed
  • Faisal Moftah Al-Gharyani 38 years old male injured
  • Mohamed Salem Ashour 22 years old male injured
  • Rayan Abdulnabi Mohammed 15 years old male injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • 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
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  • Smoke rising after alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via Aldamoh_201112)
  • Smoke rising after alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via Aldamoh_201112)
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    Victim from alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Victim from alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Victim from alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Food damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Food damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Food damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Truck damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Damage from alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Ware house damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Ware house damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Ware house damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Ware house damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Truck house damaged by alleged LNA shelling on Janzur on April 17th, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)

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
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–6
  • 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]