Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC364

Incident date

April 22, 2020

Location

تاجوراء‎: وريمة, Tajoura: Weryama, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.8963579, 13.2995395 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Two civilians, including a child, were injured in alleged LNA shelling on the neighbourhood of Weryama in Tarjoura on April 22nd, 2020, according to local sources.

Tk Yahrouq Kl shy reported that “shrapnel fell on a house in Weryama area, adjacent to the Maitika airport, and a young girl from the Al Ezibi family was injured alongside her uncle.”

Libya Al Ahrar wrote that Haftar militias intensively shelled areas in Tripoli, among which Weryama, reporting civilian casualties and damaged houses.

Currently, further information is unavailable to Airwars.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • Damaged house after alleged LNA shelling on Weryama neighbourhood in Tajoura on April 22nd, 2018 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl shy).
  • Photo of a damaged house after alleged LNA shelling on Weryama neighbourhood in Tajoura on April 22nd, 2018 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl shy).

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
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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 (2) [ collapse]