Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LQ015

Incident date

October 12, 2015

Location

بنغازي‎, Leithi, Benghazi, Libya

Geolocation

32.094722, 20.1275 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Various social media sources reported airstrikes in the Bouatni, Leithi and Al-Nahr areas of Benghazi in response to artillery shelling by alleged ISIS members.

One source – @hamza27990139 – claimed an apartment building was hit but didn’t say if there was civilian harm. They said that “the Libyan airforce bombed an ISIS position in an apartment building”.

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 (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Translation: URGENT Benghazi (Libya) Bombing the Libyan Air Force Daesh stronghold in some buildings (Source: @HamasCall 0139)

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 (7) [ collapse]