Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC393

Incident date

May 13, 2020

Location

الزاوية: شارع الزاوية, Tripoli: Az Zawiya street, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.879830, 13.189395 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Street level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Street

Airwars assessment

A number of civilians were reported injured in alleged LNA shelling on Az Zawiya street in Tripoli in the midnight on May 14th, 2020 according to local sources.

Libya Alahrar TV reported: “Ministry of Health spokesman Fawzi Onis confirms to the Libya Alahrar that the death toll from the bombing of Haftar militias on al-Zawiyah Street has risen to 14, including women and children.”

Other sources also reported 14 victims from the incidents at Az Zawiya street and Al Sour road. Airwars cannot cleary attribute the victim names at present so the casualty toll is split up between the LC393 and LC394.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    7
  • 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)

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (7) [ collapse]

  • A civilian injured in alleged LNA shelling on Al Zawiya street in Tripoli on May 13th, 2020 (via FMSC).
  • Civilian were rushed to hospital after they were injured in alleged LNA shelling on Al Zawiya street in Tripoli on May 13th, 2020 (via FMSC).
  • Aftermath of alleged LNA shelling on Al Zawiya street in Tripoli on May 13th, 2020 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl shy).
  • Aftermath of alleged LNA shelling on Al Zawiya street in Tripoli on May 13th, 2020 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl shy).
  • Aftermath of alleged LNA shelling on Al Zawiya street in Tripoli on May 13th, 2020 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl shy).
  • Aftermath of alleged LNA shelling on Al Zawiya street in Tripoli on May 13th, 2020 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl shy).
  • A civilian injured in alleged LNA shelling on Al Zawiya street in Tripoli on May 13th, 2020 (via FMSC).

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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    7
  • 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)

Sources (6) [ collapse]