Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

Lib2011-191

Incident date

October 1, 2011

Location

مستشفى ابن سينا, Ibn Sina hospital, Sirte, Libya

Geolocation

31.183768, 16.584301 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

According to sources affiliated with the Gaddafi regime, a girl was killed due to indiscriminate shelling on ‘Ibn Sina hospital’ in Sirte, in October the first, 2011.

@nooo21 said that “indiscriminate shelling by the rebels hits the Sirte city hospital with missiles.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of Ibn Sina Hospital (مستشفي ابن سينا),  for which the generic coordinates are: 31.183768, 16.584301. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Declared strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan rebel forces
  • Known target
    Gaddafi forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]

Libyan rebel forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan rebel forces
  • Libyan rebel forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Declared strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan rebel forces
  • Known target
    Gaddafi forces

Sources (4) [ collapse]