Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC408

Incident date

May 28, 2020

Location

تاجوراء‎: وادي الربيع, Tajoura: Wadi al Rabie, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.743819, 13.357047 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One paramedic was allegedly killed by shelling or gunshots in Wadi al Rabie.

The Field Medicine and Support Center said: “The Field Medicine and Support Center mourns with great sadness and sorrow the death of our colleague, Dr. Hammam Abu Bakr Hamid, of the field hospital, Tajoura, as a result of him being targeted while carrying out his humanitarian work, by saving the wounded from all sides.”

Other sources also reported his death and posted pictures of him.

Local reports of fighting point at the LNA or GNA as the culprit.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Dr. Hammam Abu Bakr Hamid Adult male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • 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), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Dr. Hammam Abu Bakr Hamid, allegeldy killed in Wadi al Rabie on May 28th, 2020 (via Abdo Al Madani)
  • Dr. Hammam Abu Bakr Hamid, allegeldy killed in Wadi al Rabie on May 28th, 2020 (via Arnold Alkikle)
  • Dr. Hammam Abu Bakr Hamid, allegeldy killed in Wadi al Rabie on May 28th, 2020 (via Arnold Alkikle)
  • Dr. Hammam Abu Bakr Hamid, allegeldy killed in Wadi al Rabie on May 28th, 2020 (via Arnold Alkikle)

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

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
  • (1 man)
  • 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), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (4) [ collapse]