Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC405

Incident date

May 20, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: الدريبي, Tripoli: Edraiby, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.847667, 13.125207 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly killed and seven more injured by LNA shelling on the Edraiby neighbourhood of Tripoli.

Al Wasat reported: “A spokesman for the Ministry of Health of the National Accord Government confirmed that two Libyan citizens were injured, in addition to five Africans, as a result of the bombing that targeted the Edraiby area in Tripoli today, Wednesday.”

The Libya Observer provided the same casuatly toll.

February TV said one was killed and seven injured.

 

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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)

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Smoke rising after alleged LNA shelling on Tripoli on May 20th, 2020 (via Libya Observer)

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
    1
  • 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)