Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LQ019

Incident date

December 7, 2015

Location

بنغازي‎, Ganfouda, Benghazi, Libya

Geolocation

32.010556, 20.006389 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. marker Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

According to local sources, more than 18 LNA airstrikes were carried out in Benghazi in the areas of Ganfouda, Bouatni, Sidi Faraj near the cement factory, and Marissa port. The strikes in Ganfouda reportedly targeted a convoy with 16 cars.

On December 7th, Sputnik said: “Libyan air force spokesman Nasir al-Hassi told Sputnik that Libyan aircraft had just bombed more than 16 cars moving in Qanfotha, west of Benghazi… Since yesterday morning, more than 18 air strikes have been carried out on several locations and movements of terrorists.”

Tango Roja and Lish La Hia Nubnuha disclosed the following names of ISIS members killed during the strikes:

Abu Zubayr Al Tunisi
Abu Abdulah Al Musri
Abu Abdwahab Al-Ansari
Abu Omar Sudanese
Abonoval al-Ansari
Ahmad Al-Madani Al-Zarqawi
Abu Alwalid Al Misri
Queswara Al Tunisi

There were no local public reports at the time of civilian harm.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

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

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

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

Summary

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

Sources (9) [ collapse]