Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Belligerent
Country
Libya
start date
end date
Airwars Grading
Belligerent Assessment

Incident Code

LC239

Incident date

November 5, 2019

Location

Qasr Bin Gashir: Al Ramla, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.682634, 13.111924 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One civilian was allegedly killed by an airstrike in the Al Ramla area of Qasr Bin Gashir.

Libya Alahrar TV reported: “Al-Swani Field Hospital of the Center for Field Medicine and Support reported that the body of Khaled Salem Al-Marghani was recovered from Al-Khuwaildi area.

Al-Swani field hospital said that Khaled al-Marghani was subjected to aerial bombardment while he was working to transport some things inside the warehouse of one of the airport finance companies, where shrapnel penetrating his back area led to his death.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

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    Picture of the alleged victim (via FMSC)
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Another picture of the alleged victim (via FMSC)

Unknown Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown
  • Unknown position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Airwars grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected belligerent
    Unknown

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC238

Incident date

Location

عين زارة: محطة وقود القرقني , Ain Zara: Al Grgani Gas Station, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.805686, 13.281862 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Up to three non-combatants were allegedly killed in an LNA airstrike on Ain Zara.

Al Wasat said: “The Interior Ministry of the GNA announced on Tuesday that two of its members were killed in the shelling of the headquarters of the Rapid Intervention Force at the General Directorate of Central Support in Ain Zara.

The ministry said in a statement, through its official page on the social networking site Facebook: ‘Aviation (..) Hafter on Tuesday evening targeted the headquarters of the rapid intervention force in the General Directorate of Central Support Ain Zara’, adding ‘two members of the security men (policeman Muhannad Mohammed Sa’id Rashed), ( Wissam Salim Rajab Kardala), and four others were injured.'”

According to Libya Alahrar TV, the death toll was later updated to three.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Muhannad Mohammed Sa’id Rashed Adult male killed
  • Wissam Salim Rajab Kardala Adult male killed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Pictures of the impact of the strike

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
    3
  • (2 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    4
  • 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]

Incident Code

LC237

Incident date

November 4, 2019

Location

طرابلس‎: طريق الشوك, Tripoli: Al Shok, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.838223, 13.229855 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One child was allegedly injured by indiscriminate shelling on Salaheddin in Tripoli.

Afrigate News said: “The [Field Medicine and Support] Center also announced that a Moroccan child was injured by shrapnel from a shell that hit his house on Tareeq Al Shouk in Tripoli and another person was injured in the Ain Zara area of ​​the capital Tripoli.”

The Center itself said: “On Monday morning, 4/11/2019, Nabil Ibrahim bin Ghali, a Moroccan national, was injured by shrapnel from a shell that fell on his house.”

Local reports of fighting point at the GNA or LNA as the culprit.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Nabil Ibrahim bin Ghali Child male injured

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Picture of the alleged victim

Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)
  • Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

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
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected belligerents
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Libyan National Army (LNA)

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC236

Incident date

November 4, 2019

Location

عين زارة: أربع شوارع زويته, Ain Zara: Four Streets Zuwita, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.81663, 13.267043 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Street level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Street

Airwars assessment

Several civilians were allegedly injured by an LNA airstrike on Ain Zara.

Afrigate News said, referring to the Field Medicine and Support Center: “[…] and another person was injured in 4 streets Zowita in Ain Zara area of ​​the capital Tripoli. Al-Mishri caused shrapnel wounds to his son and was transferred to a clinic for treatment.

The center pointed out that Ramadan and his wife were rescued after their pressure increased due to the shelling, which caused material damage and panic.”

Hona Souq Al-Khmies accused the LNA of being the culprit.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Al-Haj Ramadan on al-Mishri Adult male killed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Pictures of the incident

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
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC235

Incident date

November 4, 2019

Location

طرابلس: مصحة النخبة , Tripoli: Al Nokhba Clinic, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.822755, 13.222368 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

A child was allegedly killed by LNA artillery shelling on the Salaheddin neighbourhood of Tripoli.

The Libya Observer posted: “A boy named Mohammed Naghasa was killed in rocket attacks by warlord Haftar’s armed groups on Salah Eddin neighbourhood in Tripoli today. Earlier, Haftar’s media office released propaganda video showing militiamen conducting unguided artillery strikes on Tripoli.”

Afrigate News said: “The Center for Field Medicine and Support announced the death of a child in Sidra area and the injury of other in clashes in the capital Tripoli.

The center said on its Facebook page that it received a report of the fall of a shell next to the Al Nokhba clinic and ambulances of the field hospital Salaheddin rushed to the area of ​​Sidra and transferred the child Mohammed Naghasa to a clinic for treatment, but he died while the civilian Mohammed Ajdiea was transferred to Tripoli Medical Hospital. He was wounded by shrapnel in the feet and back.

The shelling also caused material damage to cars in the area.”

Other sources published similar reports.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Mohammed Naghasa Child male killed
  • Mohammed Ajdiea Age unknown male injured

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Pictures of the aftermath
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Picture of the alleged victim
  • More pictures from the incident

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
    1
  • (1 child)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC234

Incident date

November 4, 2019

Location

طرابلس‎: صلاح الدين, Tripoli: Salaheddin, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.846389, 13.161667 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One child was allegedly injured by indiscriminate shelling the Salaheddin area of Tripoli.

Al Wasat reported: “Witnesses told ‘Central Gate’, that indiscriminate shells hit in the Salaheddin area in the capital Tripoli, one fell on a house, and another was near a primary school, wounding a child and residents of the house.

One of the shells hit the house of the Juhayder family, wounding a child. The residents of the house, the cousins ​​of the same family, were injured by shrapnel.”

The Libya Observer accused the LNA of conducting the strike.

Libya Alahrar posted a video of the alleged victim.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–5
  • 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 (4) [ 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
  • Civilians reported injured
    3–5
  • 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 (4) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC233

Incident date

October 31, 2019

Location

قصر بن غشير, Qasr Bin Gashir: Altwaisha, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.688716, 13.173889 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Town

Airwars assessment

Up to five civilians were reportedly killed by LNA shelling on Qasr Bin Gashir.

Libya Alahrar TV and Am Malik reported three civilians deaths.

Akhbar Libya reported: “Five members of one family were killed in a bombing in Qasr Bin Gashir.

Bombing on the road killed five people from the same family, the municipal council said on Thursday.

The Council condemned the bombing of the family of Abdul Hakim al-Lafi on Wednesday, which killed the mother and her four children, ‘Aya, Qais, Yassin and Taha.'”

Almanara reported: “Spokesman for the Ambulance and Emergency Service Osama Ali confirms to Al-Raed, the death toll in Altwaisha has risen to 5 civilians: a woman, a child and 3 men.”

Most sources accused the LNA of conducting the shelling.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (4)

  • Aya Child female killed
  • Qais Child male killed
  • Yassin Child male killed
  • Taha Child male killed

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    3 – 5
  • (1–4 children1 woman0–3 men)
  • 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 (6) [ 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
    3 – 5
  • (1–4 children1 woman0–3 men)
  • 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 (6) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC232

Incident date

October 31, 2019

Location

طرابلس, Tripoli: Ministry of Interior, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.843167, 13.1515 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Up to ten civilians were allegedly injured by an LNA airstrike near the Ministry of Interior in Tripoli.

Al Wasat said: “A mother and her husband and four of their children were injured as a result of an aerial bombardment that hit their house on the airport road in the capital Tripoli.”

The Libya Observer reported: “The spokesman for the Ambulance Apparatus Osama Ali said ten civilians including women and children were injured in the airstrike that hit the Interior Ministry’s headquarters, adding that they were sent to Abu Salim Accidents Hospital for medical treatment.”

According to Libya Alahrar TV, ten civilians, including four children and one woman were injured.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Bashir Khairy Khaled Age unknown male injured

Summary

  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    8–10
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Pictures of the aftermath

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
  • Civilians reported injured
    8–10
  • 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 (12) [ collapse]