Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC392

Incident date

May 12, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: حي الحداد, Tripoli: Al Haddad, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.836005, 13.195116 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One woman was reported killed and nine other civilians including four women were injured in alleged LNA shelling on the Al Haddad area in Tripoli, Libya on May 12th, 2020 according to local sources.

Tk Yahrouq Kl shy posted “A shell landed on the Haddad area, on the Al Haddad Al Hadaba, which led to the death of the woman, Fajriya Souf Hassan, the injury of her daughter…”

The GNA-ed Burkan Al Ghadab operation which said the area was targeted with grad rockets also identified the victims as Fajriya Souf Hasan Al Nakib (aged 68), and reported the injury of  Aiyada Ali Salama (F), Khaled Jumaa Muhammad (M), Mustafa Abdullah Al-Mabrouk (M), Mabrouka Omar Moftah (F), Ali Souf Hassan (M), Muhammad Al-Bashir Hamid (M), Muhammad Abdullah Al-Farjani (M), Rabiaa Abdel-Gawad (F) and Salima Ali Salama (F).

The Libya Observer reported from the Media Advisor of the Ministry of Health Amin Al-Hashemi  “the death of one person and the wounding of nine other citizens as a direct result of indiscriminate shelling of the Hadba area in Tripoli.”

The source also said that the injuries varied from light to severe, and that the injured were rushed to the Al-Hadaba General Hospital for treatment.

The LNA was blamed for this attack.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • 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]

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
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    9
  • 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]