Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LQ031

Incident date

June 16, 2016

Location

بنغازي‎, Regency Hotel, Benghazi, Libya

Geolocation

32.133136, 20.070739 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

The LNA reported that it targeted a boat with an airstrike near the Regency Hotel near Sabri, and reported terrorist positions near Qawarsheh. In addition, it said its MiG-21 hit a moving target at the roundabout near the pipe factory.

Local sources added that an ISIS leader named Hassan al-Mushaiti was killed in one of the airstrikes. In addition, another airstrike was reportedly conducted in Qawarsheh.

The status of any civilian crew onboard the vessel is unknown.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Airwars grading
    Confirmed
    A specific belligerent has accepted responsibility for civilian harm.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (5) [ 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
    Confirmed
    A specific belligerent has accepted responsibility for civilian harm.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (5) [ collapse]