On October 5th, 2011, four children were injured in Sirte due to shrapnel from Grad rockets, suspected to have been fired by Libyan rebel forces. No additional information on the children were provided.
An al-Jamahiriya posted stated that “4 children were injured by shrapnel at the Sirte Gulf conference as a result of the Grad rockets.”
The information was reported in multiple other Facebook posts as well.
The local time of the incident is unknown.
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Reports of the incident mention the Sirte Gulf Conference (مؤتمر خليج سرت), allegedly located within the city of Sirte (سرت). Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further. The generic coordinates for Sirte are: 31.20892, 16.58866.