Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

Lib2011-110

Incident date

June 18, 2011

Location

مصراتة, Misurata, Libya

Geolocation

32.352072, 15.206979 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One woman was reported killed by Gaddafi forces artillery shelling on Misurata.

Alia Libya said: “Twelve rockets fell on Saturday morning, June 18, in the eastern neighborhoods of the city of Misurata, and no civilian casualties were reported.”

Shorouk News, however, noted: “A missile attack on the same area yesterday killed a woman in her garden, according to a neighbour.”

Ramadan Salim listed her name as Mabrouka Yusef Ahmad Musa.

The incident occured in the morning.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Gaddafi Forces
  • Suspected targets
    Libyan rebel forces, Other

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention the eastern neighborhoods of Misrata (مصراتة) near the seaport, for which the coordinates are: 32.352072, 15.206979. Due to limited information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

  • Reports of the incident mention the eastern neighborhoods of Misrata (مصراتة) near the seaport.

    Imagery:
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Gaddafi Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Gaddafi Forces
  • Suspected targets
    Libyan rebel forces, Other

Sources (4) [ collapse]