Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC358

Incident date

April 19, 2020

Location

بوابة الجبس, Jabas gate, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.831739, 13.130089 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

One civilian was reportedly killed after shells by an unknown belligerent were fired on a building and a car in the Al Jabas gate area in Janzur on April 19th, 2020, according to Al Wasat.

Al Wasat reported that “the National Safety Authority announced the death of a person as a result of shells falling on a building and a car in the Al Jabas area in the capital, Tripoli, noting that a family of six people had been rescued at the site of the accident.”

Currently, further information is unavailable to Airwars.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of Jabas Gate (بوابة الجبس), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.831739, 13.130089. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • 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
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Unknown
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]