Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC382

Incident date

May 7, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: زاوية الدهماني , Tripoli: Zawiyat Al Dahmani, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.895492, 13.205620 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Up to three civilians were allegedly killed and four more injured by LNA shelling on the Zawiyat Al Dahmani area of Tripoli.

Hona Souq Al-Khmies said five shells landed in the area and added: “Two policemen were killed at the Ministry of Interior, including insurance patrols and a civilian.

The wounded are 2 civilians, one of whom is a Red Crescent volunteer.”

The GNA-led Burkan Al Ghadab operation posted: “Three citizens, including two members of the insurance patrols of the Ministry of Interior, were martyred and several injuries were recorded in the bombing of the Haftar terrorist militia in the Zawiyat Al Dahmani area and the port of Tripoli, near the Maitika airport.”

Libya Alahrar TV reported the same casualty toll quoting the Ministry of Health.

The incident occured in the evening.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2 – 3
  • (3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–4
  • 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 (17) [ collapse]

Media
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    Victim allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Tripoli on May 7th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Victim allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Tripoli on May 7th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Victim allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Tripoli on May 7th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Victim allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Tripoli on May 7th, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Victim allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Tripoli on May 7th, 2020 (via FMSC)
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    Victim allegedly injured by LNA shelling on Tripoli on May 7th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Ambulance arriving after LNA shelling on Tripoli on May 7th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Ambulance arriving after LNA shelling on Tripoli on May 7th, 2020 (via FMSC)
  • Video of the incident
  • Siraj Sahl al-Fezani and Mounir Abi Al Selini, allegedly killed by LNA shelling on Tripoli on May 7th, 2020 (via Tk Yahroug 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
    2 – 3
  • (3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–4
  • 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 (17) [ collapse]