Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC357

Incident date

April 19, 2020

Location

ترهونة, Tarhuna, Murqub, Libya

Geolocation

32.42818, 13.647327 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Three brothers were allegedly killed and a fourth brother injured by a drone strike on Tarhuna.

Al Wasat reported: “A medical source at Tarhuna General Hospital confirmed on Sunday, that three brothers were killed and a fourth brother was injured due to an attack by a drone aircraft on a market in Tarhuna.

The source tells Al Wasat that the three brothers who were killed as a result of the bombing were: Abdel-Moneim Shagila, Mounir Shagila and Alaa Shagila, noting that the fourth brother Abdel-Hakim Shagila was admitted to the intensive care unit due to severe injury.”

There is currently no further information available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (4)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Unknown
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Unknown
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]