Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC396

Incident date

May 14, 2020

Location

قصر بن غشير: سوق زاد الخير, Qasr Bin Gashir: Zad Al Khair market, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.816314, 13.300404 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly killed by GNA or Turkish shelling on Qasr Bin Gashir.

Khamis Mahmoud Al Sheikhi said: “The capital, a random shell fired by the Erdogan militia fell near the Zad Al-Khair market in Qasr Bin Gashir, killing Fathi Al-Ghoula, may God have mercy on him.”

Tk Yahroug Kl shy wrote: “He moved to the mercy of God the Almighty, Fathi Al-Ghoula, Thursday afternoon, as a result of being hit by shrapnel caused by the fall of a random shell in the Qasr Bin Gashir area, south of the capital, Tripoli.”

The incident occured in the afternoon.

  • Fathi Al-Ghoula Age unknown male killed

Summary

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

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) Assessment:

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

Sources (3) [ collapse]