Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LQ011

Incident date

September 26, 2015

Location

بنغازي‎, 319 camp, Benghazi, Libya

Geolocation

32.075556, 20.150556 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Exact location (via Airwars) level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Exact location (via Airwars)

Airwars assessment

Six LNA airstrikes and artillery actions reportedly hit Bouatni, the fish market area and Sabri in Benghazi. One airstrike also hit a boat allegedly loaded with weapons trying to enter Marissa port.

According to Akhbar Libya 24, Ansar al-Sharia responded with indiscriminate artillery shelling on residential areas to the strikes but only caused damage to the buildings.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Picture of the alleged aftermath (via belreish)
  • Picture of the alleged aftermath (via belreish)
  • Picture of the alleged aftermath (via belreish)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (8) [ collapse]