Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

LC375

Incident date

April 29, 2020

Location

أبو الغرب, Abu Al Ghurab, Jabal al Gharbi, Libya

Geolocation

30.686310, 13.562773 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

Two civilians were allegedly killed by a GNA or Turkish airstrike near Abu Al Ghurab.

The LNA media center said: “Two ambulances have been attacked, and two people inside died following a Turkish drone strike at 10 am, on Wednesday, 04/29/2020
The attack occurred in the Abu Al Ghurab area, inside the petrol station.”

Libya 24 published a statement by the GNA: “The [GNA] military media announced on Wednesday, targeting three cars carrying ammunition belonging to what it described as Haftar forces, in reference to the army, through air force raids in the Abu Al Ghurab area south of Mizda, confirming the fall of those wounded.”

Mohammed Abo al Qassem said that all of those in the car died after being wounded.

The incident occured at approximately 10:00 am local time.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Declared strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Turkish Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Petrol station allegedly targeted by a GNA or Turkish strike on April 4th, 2020 (via Mohammed Abo al Qassem)
  • Cars allegedly targeted by a GNA or Turkish strike on April 4th, 2020 (via Mohammed Abo al Qassem)
  • Cars allegedly targeted by a GNA or Turkish strike on April 4th, 2020 (via Mohammed Abo al Qassem)

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

Turkish Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Turkish Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Declared strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Contested
    Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Turkish Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (3) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC372

Incident date

April 28, 2020

Location

راس الطبل, Ra's at Tabal, Jabal al Gharbi, Libya

Geolocation

31.299779, 13.467397 Note: The accuracy of this location is to level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

Up to five civilians were killed and two others injured in an alleged GNA or Turkish drone attack on a civilian truck carrying boxes of bees in the Al-Ghudwiyah area near the entrance of Ra’s at Tabal, Nasmah, Libya on April 28th, 2020. The local sources also said the two injured civilians are in critical conditions in the hospital.

Tk Yahrouq Kl shy posted that “A drone bombed a truck carrying boxes of bees in Nasmah area, leading to the death of four civilians.”

Tarhouna 24 identified the four victims as Hafez Omar Al-Sudani, Mohamed Ambeya Al-Sudani, Issam Muhammad Muhammad al-Rikabi and Mustafa Saad.

218TV raised the death toll to five saying that five civilians were killed in the attack including migrant workers, and described one of the victims Hafez Omar Al-Sudani as “director of the Nasmah municipality’s human resources department.”

Burkan Al Ghadab reported from the Libyan Army Spokesman that “The Libyan air force carried out two combat strikes earlier, targeting two trucks transporting logistical equipment and ammunition in the Nasmah area, which was on its way to supply the Haftar terrorist militia south of the capital Tripoli.”

Libya Review said the attack was done by Turkish forces on a food truck near Bani Walid.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4 – 5
  • (4 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Turkish Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (5) [ collapse]

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    A civilian among five killed in alleged GNA/Turkey drone attack on Nessma in Libya on April 29th, 2020 (via @LibyaReview)
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    A civilian among five killed in alleged GNA/Turkey drone attack on Nessma in Libya on April 29th, 2020 (via @LibyaReview)
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    A civilian among five reported killed in alleged GNA/Turkey drone attack on Nessma in Libya on April 29th, 2020 (via @LibyaReview)
  • This media contains graphic content. Click to unblur.

    Aftermath of an alleged Turkish/GNA drone attack on a civilian truck in Nassma area, Libya on April 28th, 2020 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl shy)
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    Aftermath of an alleged Turkish/GNA drone attack on a civilian truck in Nassma area, Libya on April 28th, 2020 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl shy)

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

Turkish Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Armed Forces
  • Turkish Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Drone Strike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    4 – 5
  • (4 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA), Turkish Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC272

Incident date

January 3, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: شرفة الملاحة, Tripoli: Shurfat Al Malaha, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.885089, 13.285718 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One civilian was killed and a child was injured in alleged LNA forces shelling with BM-21 Grad missiles on Shurfat Al Malaha area near Maitika International Airport on January 3rd, 2020 according to local sources.

The killed man was identified as Jumaa Al Qabaili and the injured child who was admitted to hospital was identified as Muhaimin Muhammad Qnedi.

Libya Al Ahrar reported that the shelling with Grad rockets on Shurfet Al Milaha  targeted nine houses and a school causing injuries including children.

Hona Souq Al-Khmies said: “A rocket fell a short time ago on the house of rented by a family in Shurfat Al Malaha, behind Mitiga.”

The Libya Observer tweeted “Shurfat Al-Malaha residential area near Mitiga Airport came under intense rocket attacks by warlord Khalifa Haftar’s armed groups last night leaving one person dead and causing damage to people’s houses.”

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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)
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (9) [ collapse]

  • Location where alleged LNA forces missiles landed in Shurfat Al Malaha in Tripoli on January 3rd, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Location where alleged LNA forces missiles landed in Shurfat Al Malaha in Tripoli on January 3rd, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Location where alleged LNA forces missiles landed in Shurfat Al Malaha in Tripoli on January 3rd, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Location where alleged LNA forces missiles landed in Shurfat Al Malaha in Tripoli on January 3rd, 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Location on Google Maps where the missiles landed in Shurfet Al MIlaha in Tripoli on January 3rd, 2020 (via @Lyobserver).
  • Picture of the damage allegedly caused by shelling on Shurfat Al Malaha on January 3rd 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Picture of the damage allegedly caused by shelling on Shurfat Al Malaha on January 3rd 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Picture of the damage allegedly caused by shelling on Shurfat Al Malaha on January 3rd 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)
  • Picture of the damage allegedly caused by shelling on Shurfat Al Malaha on January 3rd 2020 (via Hona Souq Al-Khmies)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1–2
  • 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)
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC271

Incident date

January 2, 2020

Location

عين زارة: بن عاشور, Tripoli: Ben Ashour, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.877441, 13.206124 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

According to local sources, three random mortar shells landed on Ben Ashour area in Tripoli, Libya on January 2nd, 2020. One of the mortars fell on the house of Quraira Ammar family causing injuries among civilians, while the other two fell on Al Sikka road.

According to Africa Gate, civilians were warned not to gather in the areas that were shelled fearing any shelling renewal or un-exploded mortar shells.

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

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Libyan National Army (LNA), Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (2) [ collapse]

  • The house that was hit with a mortar in Bin Ashour, Tripoli on January 2nd, 2020 (via Tripoli 219).
  • Damage to the house that was hit by an alleged Haftar forces random mortar in Bin Ashour, Tripoli on January 2nd, 2020 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl shy).

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2–3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Libyan National Army (LNA), Government of National Accord Armed Forces (GNA)
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC270

Incident date

January 2, 2020

Location

طرابلس‎: الفرناج, Tripoli: Al Fornaj, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.850793, 13.239605 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Local sources reported that a woman died as a result of alleged Haftar forces’ indiscriminate shelling on Al Fournaj area in Tripoli, Libya, on January 2nd, 2020.

The woman who was killed after a random mortar hit her house is believed to belong to Al Aswad Family, but no other details are available at this moment.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Female from Al Aswad family Age unknown female killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • 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)
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Remnants from the shelling in Al Fournaj in Tripoli, January 2nd, 2020 causing the death of a woman (via Libya Al Ahrar)
  • Images of the house hit by alleged Haftar forces random shelling in Al Fournaj in Tripoli, January 2nd, 2020 causing the death of a woman (via Libya Al Ahrar)
  • Images of the house hit by alleged Haftar forces random shelling in Al Fournaj in Tripoli, January 2nd, 2020 causing the death of a woman (via Libya Al Ahrar)
  • Images of the house hit by alleged Haftar forces random shelling in Al Fournaj in Tripoli, January 2nd, 2020 causing the death of a woman (via Libya Al Ahrar)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • 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)
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (6) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC268

Incident date

January 1, 2020

Location

السواني: شارع الكنيسة, Al-Swani: Al Kanisa street, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.795556, 13.107778 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Street level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Street

Airwars assessment

In the first incident of 2020, three civilians were reported killed and five others injured after an alleged LNA or UAE airstrike on a blacksmith store in Al Kanisa street in Al Swani, Tripoli, Libya on January 1st, 2020, according to local sources. A child was also wounded after the missile hit her house near the store.

Souq Al Khamis posted on their Facebook page that the shop’s owner and his son were killed in the attack, in addition to a third person who was killed when his van was directly targeted with the shelling.

In addition to the blacksmith store, a farm and an iron store house were reportedly targeted.

The shelling also caused damage to the neighbouring buildings.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Libyan National Army (LNA), United Arab Emirates Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (12) [ collapse]

  • Image of the car that was targeted on January 1st in Al-Swani killing one person (via Burkan Al Ghadab operation)
  • Another image of the car that was targeted on January 1st in Al-Swani killing one person (via Burkan Al Ghadab operation)
  • Picture of the impact of the strike on Al-Swani on January 1st (via Burkan Al Ghadab operation)
  • Aftermath of an alleged LNA airstrike on a blacksmith shop in Al Sawani, Tripoli on Jan 1st 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab operation)
  • Aftermath of an alleged LNA airstrike on a blacksmith shop in Al Sawani, Tripoli on Jan 1st 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab operation)
  • Aftermath of an alleged LNA airstrike on a blacksmith shop in Al Sawani, Tripoli on Jan 1st 2020 (via Burkan Al Ghadab operation)
  • Aftermath of the attack on the store (via @Lyobserver)
  • A child got injured when a missile hit her house near the Blacksmith store on January 1st in Al-Swani (via Souq Al Khamis)
  • Another picture of the child who got injured when a missile hit her house near the Blacksmith store on January 1st in Al-Swani (via Souq Al Khamis)
  • Picture of a house damaged on January 1st in Al-Swani (via Souq Al-Khmies)

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

United Arab Emirates Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    United Arab Emirates Armed Forces
  • United Arab Emirates Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    3
  • (3 men)
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attackers
    Libyan National Army (LNA), United Arab Emirates Armed Forces
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (9) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC266

Incident date

December 30, 2019

Location

طرابلس‎: شارع ولي العهد, Tripoli: Wali Al Ahed street, Tripoli, Libya

Geolocation

32.798962, 13.131454 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

One child (14) and a young man (18) were injured in alleged Libyan National Army shelling on Wali Al Ahed street in Abo Salim area of Tripoli on December 30th, 2019, according to local sources.

Tk Yahrouq Kul Shy posted on Facebook that “a random shell landed in Wali Al Ahed street in front of the Omar Bin Al Khattab mosque” and reported civilian casualties, but did not state how many civilians allegedly died.

Burkan Al Ghadab Operation reported that the militia Haftar was responsible for the shelling, which “caused injuries to a number of the residents of the region according to the initial tally in addition to damage to the homes and cars of citizens”.

In another Facebook post, Burkan Al Ghadab Operation identified Abdel Rahman Suleiman Fakkini (18) as one of the injured. The young man was severly injured by shrapnel in his head and was transferred to a hospital.

The mayor of Abu Salim, Abdul Rahman Al Hamedi, confirmed that a 14-year-old child was also injured in the incident.

Tk Yahrouq Kul Shy posted photos of the damaged house of Ali Al Suhairi, but stated that there no civilian harm occured in the family home.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

  • Abdel Rahman Suleiman Fakkin 18 years old male levelly injured by shrapnel in head injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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)
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (23) [ collapse]

  • Damage after alleged LNA shelling on residential area of Abo Salim, Tripoli district, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tripoli 219).
  • Damage after alleged LNA shelling on residential area of Abo Salim, Tripoli district, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tripoli 219).
  • Damage after alleged LNA shelling on residential area of Abo Salim, Tripoli district, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tripoli 219).
  • Damage after alleged LNA shelling on residential area of Abo Salim, Tripoli district, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tripoli 219).
  • Damage after alleged LNA shelling on residential area of Abo Salim, Tripoli district, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tripoli 219).
  • Damage after alleged LNA shelling on residential area of Abo Salim, Tripoli district, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tripoli 219).
  • Damage after alleged LNA shelling on residential area of Abo Salim, Tripoli district, on December 30th, 2019 (via Souq Al Khamis).
  • Damage after alleged LNA shelling on residential area of Abo Salim, Tripoli district, on December 30th, 2019 (via Souq Al Khamis).
  • Damage after alleged LNA shelling on residential area of Abo Salim, Tripoli district, on December 30th, 2019 (via Souq Al Khamis).
  • Abdel Rahman Suleiman Fakkin (18) was injured in his head after alleged LNA shelling on residential area of Abo Salim, Tripoli district, on December 30th, 2019 (via Souq Al Khamis).
  • Damage to the house of Ali Al Suhairi after alleged LNA shelling on an Wali Al Ahed Street, Abo Salim, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl Shy on Facebook).
  • Damage to the house of Ali Al Suhairi after alleged LNA shelling on an Wali Al Ahed Street, Abo Salim, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl Shy on Facebook).
  • Damage to the house of Ali Al Suhairi after alleged LNA shelling on an Wali Al Ahed Street, Abo Salim, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl Shy on Facebook).
  • Damage to the house of Ali Al Suhairi after alleged LNA shelling on an Wali Al Ahed Street, Abo Salim, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl Shy on Facebook).
  • Damage to the house of Ali Al Suhairi after alleged LNA shelling on an Wali Al Ahed Street, Abo Salim, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl Shy on Facebook).
  • Damage to the house of Ali Al Suhairi after alleged LNA shelling on an Wali Al Ahed Street, Abo Salim, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl Shy on Facebook).
  • Damage to the house of Ali Al Suhairi after alleged LNA shelling on an Wali Al Ahed Street, Abo Salim, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl Shy on Facebook).
  • Damage to the house of Ali Al Suhairi after alleged LNA shelling on an Wali Al Ahed Street, Abo Salim, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl Shy on Facebook).
  • Damage to the house of Ali Al Suhairi after alleged LNA shelling on an Wali Al Ahed Street, Abo Salim, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl Shy on Facebook).
  • Damage to the house of Ali Al Suhairi after alleged LNA shelling on an Wali Al Ahed Street, Abo Salim, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl Shy on Facebook).
  • Damage to the house of Ali Al Suhairi after alleged LNA shelling on an Wali Al Ahed Street, Abo Salim, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl Shy on Facebook).
  • Damage to the house of Ali Al Suhairi after alleged LNA shelling on an Wali Al Ahed Street, Abo Salim, on December 30th, 2019 (via Tk Yahrouq Kl Shy on Facebook).
  • Abdel Rahman Suleiman Fakkin (18) was injured in his head after alleged LNA shelling on residential area of Abo Salim, Tripoli district, on December 30th, 2019 (via Burkan Al Ghadab operation).

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • 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)
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Incident Code

LC265

Incident date

December 29, 2019

Location

ابي الاشهر, Abi Al Ashhar, Tajoura’, Libya

Geolocation

32.873730, 13.318898 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

According to Libya Al Ahrar, a student at the Freedom Martyrs School in Abi Al-Shahr area in Tajura was injured in a bombardment by Haftar that targeted a farm adjacent to the school.

No further details are available at the moment.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Libyan National Army (LNA) Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Libyan National Army (LNA) position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Libyan National Army (LNA)
  • Suspected target
    LNA

Sources (2) [ collapse]