Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LQ058

Incident date

October 1, 2017

Location

درنة‎, Derna, Libya

Geolocation

32.75591, 22.637772 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

A boat carrying ammunition was possibly among the targets hit by airstrikes in Derna, according to local reports.

24/24 reported strike targeting a convoy of militants in “the southern axis” of Derna city.
Annona3 reported aircraft targeted “ammunition boats,” and suggested Egypt might have been responsible.

Another report on Twitter, posted by TanasuhTV, said that a “foreign airliner” had entered Libyan airspace and was flying over Derna.

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
    Egyptian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Egyptian Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Egyptian Armed Forces
  • Egyptian Armed Forces 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
    Egyptian Armed Forces

Sources (3) [ collapse]