Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC394

Incident date

May 13, 2020

Location

طريق السور, Al Sour road, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.881313, 13.219781 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.

The Libya Observer said: “Militia groups of warlord Khalifa Haftar showered Tripoli Central Hospital and the surrounding residential areas with rockets early on Thursday leaving 14 people wounded.”

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.

  • Muhammad Ahmad Salem 19 years old male injured
  • Salem Muhammad 20 years old male injured
  • Aseel Abdul Razzaq 24 years old male injured
  • Tasneem Abdullah Al-Karat 27 years old female injured
  • Ahmed Mustafa Aduila 18 years old male injured
  • Muhammad Mustafa Aduila 19 years old male injured
  • Ahmed Salem 38 years old male injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • 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)
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (8) [ collapse]

  • Images in the aftermath of alleged LNA shelling on Al Sour road in Tripoli on May 14th, 2020 (via urkan Al Ghadab operation).
  • Images in the aftermath of alleged LNA shelling on Al Sour road in Tripoli on May 14th, 2020 (via urkan Al Ghadab operation).
  • Images in the aftermath of alleged LNA shelling on Al Sour road in Tripoli on May 14th, 2020 (via urkan Al Ghadab operation).
  • Images in the aftermath of alleged LNA shelling on Al Sour road in Tripoli on May 14th, 2020 (via urkan Al Ghadab operation).
  • Images in the aftermath of alleged LNA shelling on Al Sour road in Tripoli on May 14th, 2020 (via urkan Al Ghadab operation).
  • Images in the aftermath of alleged LNA shelling on Al Sour road in Tripoli on May 14th, 2020 (via urkan Al Ghadab operation).
  • Aftermath of alleged LNA's shelling on residential areas in Tripoli on May 14th, 2020 (via @Lyobserver)

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention Al Sour Road (شارع الزاوية), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.881313, 13.219781. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

  • Reports of the incident mention Al Sour road (طريق السور).

    Imagery:
    Google Earth

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
    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)
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (7) [ collapse]