Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

Lib2011-183

Incident date

September 26, 2011

Location

الحي رقم 2 في مدينة سرت, neighborhood number 2, Sirte, Libya

Airwars assessment

One source reported that two children were killed by a NATO strike in neighbourhood two in Sirte, in September 26th 2011.

NATO on that day reported hitting “1 ammunition/vehicle storage facility” in the vicinity of Sirte.

There is currently no further information available.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Summary

  • Strike status
    Declared strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 children)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Known attacker
    NATO forces
  • Suspected target
    Gaddafi forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

NATO forces Assessment:

  • Known belligerent
    NATO forces
  • NATO forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Original strike reports

NATO forces

In the vicinity of Sirte: 1 ammunition /vehicle storage facility.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Declared strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 children)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Known attacker
    NATO forces
  • Suspected target
    Gaddafi forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]