Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC396

Incident date

May 14, 2020

Location

قصر بن غشير: سوق زاد الخير, Qasr Bin Gashir: Forsa Street, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.684541350012864, 13.17964460968946 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Street level. Continue to map

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
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • 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, Turkish Military
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention Forsa Street (شارع فرصة) in Qasr Bin Gashir (قصر بن غشير), The coordinates for Forsa Street are: 32.684541350012864, 13.17964460968946.

Government of National Accord Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Government of National Accord
  • Government of National Accord position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Turkish Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Military
  • Turkish Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • 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, Turkish Military
  • Suspected target
    Unknown

Sources (3) [ collapse]