A boy and his mother were killed by NATO bombing in the third residential area in Sirte in September 16th 2011.
Various condolence pages reported their death without providing further details.
NATO on that day reported striking “5 Command and Controle Nodes, 3 Radar Systems, 4 Armed Vehicles, 8 Air Missile Systems” near Sirte.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
Family members (2)
- Gabriel Abdul Rahim Muhammad Asbaka al-Qaddafi al-Wumli Child male 8 years old killed
- Amsoura Abu Bakr Abdullah Al-Mabrouk Al-Jahsh Adult killed
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Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]
Reports of the incident mention the third neighbourhood (الحي رقم 3) of Sirte (سرت), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.204873, 16.600943. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.
Gaddafi Forces Assessment:
Original strike reports
In the vicinity of Sirte: 5 Command and ControleNodes, 3 Radar Systems, 4 Armed Vehicles, 8 Air Missile Systems.