On July 9th, 2011, shelling from Gaddafi forces killed two civilians and injured 12 in Misurata, including killing one female infant in the Children’s Hospital.
@Bozakook tweeted that “indiscriminate shelling hit 12 civilians in Misrata, and 2 were killed” (translated from Arabic), and was the only source reporting injuries and two civilian deaths.
Voodito tweeted: “The youngest martyr in Libya is a one-hour-old child. The bombing by the Gaddafi Brigades did not even have mercy on the Children’s Hospital.”
Multiple other sources confirmed the death of the infant.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
- Name unknown Child female killed
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Reports of the incident mention the Children’s Hospital (مستشفى الاطفال), allegedly located within the city of Misurata (مصراتة). Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further. The generic coordinates for Misurata are: 32.374457, 15.087794.