Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC352

Incident date

April 17, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: صيدلية بن فضل, Tripoli: Bin Fadl pharmacy, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.900095, 13.255371 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

One civilian was killed and four other injured by alleged LNA shelling on the Souq Al Jumaa neighbourhood of Tripoli.

Tk Yahroug Kl shy reported that “Naji Al-Badiri passed away and a daughter was injured as a result of the fall of a shell in the Al-Hajrasa area of Souq Al Jumaa.”

The Libya Observer said: “One person was killed and four others wounded in intense rocket attacks by warlord Khalifa Haftar’s armed groups on Souq Al-Joma’a district of Tripoli.”

The Field Medicine and Support Center reported the same casualty toll and added: “The shells also caused severe material damage to the property. The wounded were taken to Al-Fateh clinic for treatment and the martyr was transferred to Dar Al-Rahma at Tripoli Central Hospital.”

The incident occured in the evening.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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)
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (27) [ collapse]

  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Aftermath of alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged car after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug Kl shy)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Ambulance arriving after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Damaged cars after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Damaged building after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Damaged car after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Victim being treated after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Victim being treated after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Victim being treated after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Victim being treated after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on April 17th, 2020 (via FMSC)

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
    4
  • 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)
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (6) [ collapse]