On May 27th, 2011, rocket strikes from Gaddafi forces in the Dafiniyah area of Misurata were said to have killed one reporter and six rebels, as well as injuring 25 other rebels.
Multiple sources described the reporter as Mohammad Al Ma’dani, a journalist who had documented the rebel groups.
Tawasul MC said: “25 wounded and the death of 7 of them, the media figure (Muhammad Al-Ma’dani) today at noon in the Al-Dafniyah area in Misurata.”
Two condolence posts on Facebook commemorated his death.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Mohammad Al Ma'Dani Adult male Reporter working in Misrata killed
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Reports of the incident mention the neighbourhood of Dafiniyah (الدفنية), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.390033, 14.7988488. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.