Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

Lib2011-080

Incident date

April 29, 2011

Location

الغيران, Ghiran, Misurata, Libya

Geolocation

32.350541, 15.032818 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Up to six civilians were reported injured by shelling from Gaddafi regime forces in Ghiran near Misurata.

A video posted by Ismail Abdulla shows various civilians being treated in hospital for injuries said to have been sustained from the shelling.

There is currently no further known public information available relating to this event.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–6
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Gaddafi Forces
  • Suspected targets
    Libyan rebel forces, Other, Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • The video showing the victims of the alleged attack

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the town of Ghiran (الغيران), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.350541, 15.032818. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Gaddafi Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Gaddafi Forces
  • Gaddafi Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–6
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Gaddafi Forces
  • Suspected targets
    Libyan rebel forces, Other, Unknown

Sources (1) [ collapse]