Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

Lib2011-186

Incident date

September 29, 2011

Location

سرت, Sirte, Libya

Geolocation

31.190547, 16.571441 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

A father and his daughter were killed by a NATO strike in Sirte in September 29th 2011.

NATO on that day reported hitting “1 ammunition storage area, 1 multi rocket launcher area.”

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
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Known attacker
    NATO forces
  • Suspected target
    Gaddafi forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • An image of Sharif Al-Sayeh Masoud Harir Al-Amouri Al-Gaddafi who was killed in Sirte by NATO strike in September 29th 2011 (via Al Gadadiffa martyrs)
  • A picture of Sharif Al-Sayeh Harir and his daughter Ariam Al-Sharif Harir who were killed by the NATO in Sirte in September 29th 2011 (via Country’s eagle)
  • Aryam Sharif Harir (4 years old) who was killed in September 29th 2019 in Sirte by NATO strike ( via Nour Al Din Nasser Al Zanki - Comment section)
  • Another image of Aryam Sharif Harir Al-Amouri who was killed by NATO in the September 29th 2011 (via Abo Hadi Facebook post)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the city of Sirte (سرت‎), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.190547, 16.571441. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

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 storage area, 1 multi rocket launcher area.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Declared strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (1 child1 man)
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Known attacker
    NATO forces
  • Suspected target
    Gaddafi forces

Sources (8) [ collapse]