Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC391

Incident date

May 11, 2020

Location

الشويرف, Ash Shwayrif, Jabal Al Gharbi, Libya

Geolocation

29.979613, 14.260209 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Several trucks were reportedly targeted in alleged GNA or Turkish airstrikes near Ash Shwayrif, Jabal Al Gharbi, on May 11th, 2020. One civilian was injured.

Tarhouna24 wrote that Saleh Abu Ghribi, a water tanker truck driver, was injured in alleged Turkish airstrikes. “Men of Al Amamira Al Mujahida Clan” posted photos on Facebook of his severely damaged truck.

@agly1988 reported “shelling by a Turkish drone on a sheep truck loaded with sheep in the area of Ash Shwayrif.”

The Burkan Al Ghadab Operation reported that GNA spokesman Colonel Pilot Muhammad Qununu stated that the “Air Force recently targeted two trucks of fuel transportation in Ash Shwayrif, which were on their way to supply the Haftar terrorist militia in #Adwan_Ali_Tripoli.”

Tripoli 219 reported that Turkish warplanes targeted fuel tanks.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Declared strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Known attacker
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Other

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • The water tank truck of Saleh Abu Ghribi as reportedly targeted in alleged Turkish or GNA airstrikes on May 11th, 2020 (via Men of Al Amamira Al Mujahida Clan on Facebook).
  • The damaged water tank truck of Saleh Abu Ghribi after alleged Turkish or GNA airstrikes on May 11th, 2020 (via Men of Al Amamira Al Mujahida Clan on Facebook).

Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) Assessment:

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

Turkish Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Turkish Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Declared strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Known attacker
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    Other

Sources (6) [ collapse]