Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC399

Incident date

May 15, 2020

Location

طريق اشميخ, Ashmikh Road, Misurata, Libya

Geolocation

31.390548, 13.591767 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Street level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Street

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were allegedly by a Turkish drone strike near Bani Walid.

Tarhuna 24 said: “Turkish drone targeted a car transfer type veto by citizens of the city of Bani Walid coming from the corner across the road Gharyan. People have been targeted when they arrive to the area Ashmikh thankfully both survived with varying injuries.”

There is currently no further information available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention Ashmik Road (طريق اشميخ), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.390548, 13.591767. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

  • Reports of the incident mention Ashmik Road (طريق اشميخ).

    Imagery:
    Google Earth

Turkish Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Turkish Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Armed Forces

Sources (2) [ collapse]