A mortar shell injured at least two civilians when it hit Omdurman, the Abu Salim area of Tripoli, Libya on May 25th 2022, according to local sources.
According to @KhaledDernah3, the injuries were of the “city team player”, Anwar Makhlouf, and his friend, Fathi Baira, who had minor injuries. Both were transferred to Al-Khadra Hospital for treatment for shrapnel wounds.
A Facebook post by Tripolistreets0 identified Anwar as having a shrapnel in his foot.
The source also said that the projectile was from a 23-caliber weapon.
There is no reference in any source which identifies the belligerent.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Anwar Makhlouf Age unknown male injured
- Fathi Baira Age unknown male injured
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Reports of the incident mention Omdurman (ام درمان) in the Abo Salim (أبو سليم) neighbourhood of Tripoli (طرابلس). The generic coordinates for Omdurman are: 32.852987, 13.184588. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.