Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC379

Incident date

May 6, 2020

Location

تاجوراء‎: الطريق الساحلي, Tajoura: Coastal road, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.835734, 13.488256 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Street level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Street

Airwars assessment

Three civilians were reported killed and 19 others including children injured in alleged LNA artillery attack on the coastal road of Tajoura, Libya on May 6th, 2020, according to local sources.

Libya Observer reported that “Khalifa Haftar’s forces have carried out indiscriminate rocket attacks on the coastal road in Tajoura, eastern Tripoli, killing three civilians and injuring 19 others.”

The Center for Field Medicine and Support (FMSC) identified the three victims as Fouad Omar Oraibi, aged 35, Fathi Ramadan Atta’eb, aged 35 and Ibrahim Muhammad Shubar aged  25.

In addition, three children from the same family were injured. Rudeina Othman Ammar, Rayan Othman Ammar and Maria Othman Ammar.

Civilians were rushed to the Heart Hospital of the The Center for Field Medicine and Support which conducted delicate operations to few of the injured, while transferred some other critical ones to Tripoli’s Central Hospital.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (3)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–19
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (26) [ collapse]

  • Civilians in hospital after three were killed and 19 others including children were injured in alleged LNA shelling on the coastal road in Tajoura'a on May 6th, 2020 (via Souq Al Khamis)
  • Civilians in hospital after three were killed and 19 others including children were injured in alleged LNA shelling on the coastal road in Tajoura'a on May 6th, 2020 (via Souq Al Khamis)
  • Civilians in hospital after three were killed and 19 others including children were injured in alleged LNA shelling on the coastal road in Tajoura'a on May 6th, 2020 (via Souq Al Khamis)
  • Civilians including children being treated at the Heart Hospital of the Center for Field Medicine and Support after alleged LNA mortars hit Tajoura' on May 6th, 2020 (via FMSC ).
  • Three people were killed in alleged LNA mortars attack on Tajoura' on May 6th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Three people were killed in alleged LNA mortars attack on Tajoura' on May 6th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Three people were killed in alleged LNA mortars attack on Tajoura' on May 6th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • A child being treated at the Heart Hospital of the Center for Field Medicine and Support after alleged LNA mortars hit Tajoura' on May 6th, 2020 (via FMSC ).
  • Civilians including children being treated at the Heart Hospital of the Center for Field Medicine and Support after alleged LNA mortars hit Tajoura' on May 6th, 2020 (via FMSC ).
  • Civilians including children being treated at the Heart Hospital of the Center for Field Medicine and Support after alleged LNA mortars hit Tajoura' on May 6th, 2020 (via FMSC ).
  • A child being treated at the Heart Hospital of the Center for Field Medicine and Support after alleged LNA mortars hit Tajoura' on May 6th, 2020 (via FMSC).
  • Civilians including children being treated at the Heart Hospital of the Center for Field Medicine and Support after alleged LNA mortars hit Tajoura' on May 6th, 2020 (via FMSC ).
  • Civilians including children being treated at the Heart Hospital of the Center for Field Medicine and Support after alleged LNA mortars hit Tajoura' on May 6th, 2020 (via FMSC ).
  • A child being treated at the Heart Hospital of the Center for Field Medicine and Support after alleged LNA mortars hit Tajoura' on May 6th, 2020 (via FMSC).
  • Civilians including children being treated at the Heart Hospital of the Center for Field Medicine and Support after alleged LNA mortars hit Tajoura' on May 6th, 2020 (via FMSC ).
  • Three civilians killed and 19 including children injured in alleged LNA mortars attack on the coastal road in Tajoura on May 6th, 2020 (Burkan al Ghadab operation)
  • Civilians including children injured in alleged LNA mortars attack on the coastal road in Tajoura on May 6th, 2020 and treated at hospital (Burkan al Ghadab operation)
  • Civilians including children injured in alleged LNA mortars attack on the coastal road in Tajoura on May 6th, 2020 and treated at hospital (Burkan al Ghadab operation)
  • Civilians including children injured in alleged LNA mortars attack on the coastal road in Tajoura on May 6th, 2020 and treated at hospital (Burkan al Ghadab operation)
  • Civilians including children injured in alleged LNA mortars attack on the coastal road in Tajoura on May 6th, 2020 and treated at hospital (Burkan al Ghadab operation)
  • Civilians including children injured in alleged LNA mortars attack on the coastal road in Tajoura on May 6th, 2020 and treated at hospital (Burkan al Ghadab operation)
  • Civilians including children injured in alleged LNA mortars attack on the coastal road in Tajoura on May 6th, 2020 and treated at hospital (Burkan al Ghadab operation)
  • Civilians including children injured in alleged LNA mortars attack on the coastal road in Tajoura on May 6th, 2020 and treated at hospital (Burkan al Ghadab operation)
  • Three civilians killed in alleged LNA mortars attack on the coastal road in Tajoura on May 6th, 2020 and treated at hospital (Burkan al Ghadab operation)
  • Civilians including children injured in alleged LNA mortars attack on the coastal road in Tajoura on May 6th, 2020 and treated at hospital (Burkan al Ghadab operation)

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
    3
  • (3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    12–19
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]