Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC381

Incident date

May 6, 2020

Location

الكريمية, Al Keramia, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.771657, 13.08665 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were killed and four more injured, all from the same family, by indiscriminate shelling on the Keramia area of Janzur.

Tk Yahroug Kl shy said: “A family has arrived at 4:00 a.m. to the Al-Zawiya Street Hospital after a shell landed on the house in the Keramia area, which resulted in the death of the father and his wife in care, and his daughter is in serious condition, and three children were injured by simple shrapnel.”

The GNA-led Burkan Al-Ghadab operation wrote: “Izz al-Din Saqr and his daughter were killed yesterday morning as a result of a missile falling on the house in which he resides in the Keramia area, which led to the death of him and his daughter, and his wife and other daughter were seriously injured.

Izz al-Din and his family were residing in the Khalat Al Furjan area, before he was displaced from it to the Hadaba Project area as a result of aggression. When Haftar’s militia arrived, he was forced to migrate back to the Keramia area.”

The incident occured around dawn.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Unknown

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Aftermath of shelling on Janzur on May 6th, 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab)

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention the neighbourhood of Al Keramia (الكريمية), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.739927, 13.085403. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

  • Reports of the incident mention the neighbourhood of Al Keramia (الكريمية).

    Imagery:
    Google Earth

Unknown Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 woman1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–4
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Unknown

Sources (2) [ collapse]