Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC366

Incident date

April 24, 2020

Location

مشروع الموز, Banana project, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.841667, 13.273056 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly killed by indiscriminate shelling near the Banana project in Tripoli.

The Field Medicine and Support Center initially said he was injured: “The University Hospital in Tripoli also received Mohammed Anwar Al-Bahri, who suffered a neck injury, as a result of the fall of a random shell in Al-Sabaa area, behind Al-Jadida prison, and he was transferred to Kaddour clinic for an urgent operation.”

Tk Yahrough Kl shy later said that he deceased.

Local reports of shelling point at the GNA or LNA as the culprit.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of the Banana Project (مشروع الموز) for which the generic coordinates are: 32.841667, 13.273056. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)
  • Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Contested strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (4) [ collapse]