On July 31st, 2011, seven missiles were fired on Misurata, leading to the death of 3 men and wounding four others. Two brothers, Abdul Salam Abdul Latif and Youssef Abdul Latif were killed in the strikes, and their cousin Muhammad Abdul Latif died of injuries after. Four others were reported injured as a result of the strikes. It was unclear the combatant status of any of the wounded or dead.
LoverMisurata posted on Facebook “7 missiles fell on the city of Misurata, which led to the death of 2 of the Abdul Latif family, as well as wounding 5 residents of the city and losses in property.” They later described one fo the wounded, Muhammad Abdul Latif, as deceased due to injuries.
No additional information was provided on wounded.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (3)
- Muhammad Abdul Latif Age unknown male Cousin of Youssef and Abdul Salam
- Abdul Salam Abdul Latif Age unknown male Brother of Youssef
- Youssef Abdul Latif male Brother of Abdul Salam
Sources (3) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the city of Misurata (مصراتة), for which the generic coordinates are: 32.374457, 15.087794. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.