Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC354

Incident date

April 17, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: الهضبة البدري, Tripoli: Al Hadaba Al Badri, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.836207, 13.21315 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Five civilians were reportedly wounded in alleged artillery shelling by the Libyan National Army on Tripoli’s Al Hadba Al Badri area on April 17th, 2020, according to Libya Al Ahrar.

Libya Al Ahrar wrote on Facebook that, according to Osama Ali, a spokesman for the ambulance service, “five civilians were wounded in the Al Hadba Al Badri area, as a result of the shelling of Haftar militias.”

Currently, further information is unavailable to Airwars.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (1) [ 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
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (1) [ collapse]