Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LQ053

Incident date

July 22, 2017

Location

درنة الفتايح, Al Fatayah, Derna, Libya

Geolocation

32.733611, 22.645278 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Various local sources reported an LNA MiG-23 bombing various locations in Derna, including Hajaj, Al-Fatayih and the Hossein neighbourhood.

Emhona 99’s Twitter feed carried pictures of what it said was a civilian farmhouse damaged in the strike. And Libya News noted: “News reports close to the Karama operation said the bombing targeted what it described as terrorist group sites, while bloggers from the city published pictures that said they showed the great destruction of civilian homes and vehicles.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
  • 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]

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
  • 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]