Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident date

May 17, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS027

LOCATION

اسدود, Ashdod, Southern, Israel

A heavy barrage of rockets launched by Al Qassam towards the city of Ashdod injured at least three civilians, directly hitting and significantly damaging a four story residential building, according to several sources. Al Qassam claimed responsibility for the attack. Whilst most residents of the building were located in the protected stairwell and were therefore

Summary

First published
May 17, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
3–7
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Known belligerent
Palestinian Militants
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Incident date

May 16, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS026

LOCATION

عسقلان, Ashkelon, Southern, Israel

Rockets fired by Palestinian militants into the Israeli city of Ashkelon caused damage to a number of buildings and cars, physically injuring three civilians including an eight month old child. Multiple reports state that all those physically injured sustained their injuries whilst seeking shelter from the rockets. This included an eight month old child who

Summary

First published
May 16, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
3
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Known belligerent
Palestinian Militants
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Incident date

May 15, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS025

LOCATION

حولون, Holon, Tel Aviv, Israel

According to multiple sources, a 73 year old woman was injured whilst seeking shelter from incoming rockets, reportedly fired by by Palestinian militants into the Israeli city of Holon. The woman was reported to have died two days later from her injuries. The victim was named by several sources as Hava Vaknin. She fell as

Summary

First published
May 15, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
None known
Civilians reported killed
0
Cause of injury / death
Accidents related to conflict
Suspected belligerents
Named victims
1 named
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Incident date

May 15, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS024

LOCATION

رمات غان, Ramat Gan, Tel Aviv, Israel

A 55-year-old man was killed, and six others wounded when a rocket fired from Gaza struck the Ramat Gan neighbourhood of Tel Aviv in the early afternoon on May 15th, 2021, according to local and international media reports. Al Qassam claimed responsibility for the attack. The man was named as Gershon Franco by Israel’s Ministry

Summary

First published
May 15, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
(1 man)
Civilians reported injured
6
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Confirmed
A specific belligerent has accepted responsibility for civilian harm.
Known belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
1 named
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Incident date

May 14, 2021

Incident Code

M21ISPT055

LOCATION

ِشارع النزهه, جباليا , Nuzha Street, Jabalia, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

A six-year-old girl was killed by shrapnel while outside her house in Jabalia on May 14th, 2021, multiple sources reported. The majority of sources said the shrapnel resulted from nearby Israeli shelling, but Defence for Children International – Palestine and NGO Monitor reported that it came from a rocket-propelled grenade. Rocket-propelled grenades are commonly used

Summary

First published
May 14, 2021
Last updated
November 3, 2023
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
(1 child)
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerents
Israeli Military, Palestinian Militants
Named victims
1 named
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Incident date

May 14, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS023

LOCATION

بئر السبع, Beersheba, Southern, Israel

A missile fired by alleged Palestinian militants directly hit a house in the Israeli city of Beersheba according to several sources. Those physically injured included a 78 year old female victim with limb and head injuries, a 50 year old male victim with an injury to his limbs, a 54 year old woman with a

Summary

First published
May 14, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
4
Cause of injury / death
Accidents related to conflict
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
4 named
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Incident date

May 13, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS022

LOCATION

زوهر, بئر السبع, HaZohar street, Southern, Israel

A rocket, reportedly fired by the Al-Qassam Brigade, stuck the city of Be’er Sheva, southern Israel on May 13th 2021, leading to conflicting reports of deaths and injuries among Arabic and Hebrew news sources. Among Arabic media sources, there were reports that as many as 12 people were injured and taken to Barzilai Hospital. Shihab

Summary

First published
May 13, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
(1 woman)
Civilians reported injured
12
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
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Incident date

May 13, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS021

LOCATION

قرب اشدود, Shtulim, Southern, Israel

According to local reports, an elderly woman died after sustaining a head injury while running to a protected area in the town of Shtulim near Ashdod, Israel during a reported Hamas rocket attack on May 13th 2021. Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs named the woman as 84-year-old Miriam Arie. Reporting of Mrs. Arie’s age varies

Summary

First published
May 13, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
No
Civilians reported killed
0
(1 woman)
Cause of injury / death
Accidents related to conflict
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
1 named
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Incident date

May 13, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS020

LOCATION

كريات جات, Zohar near Kiryat Gat, Southern, Israel

As many as two people were physically injured by a rocket, reportedly fired from Gaza, that struck the village of Zohar, southern Israel on May 13th 2021, according to local reports. The Times of Israel said the Magen David Adom ambulance service provided assistance to three people in the small community of Zohar near Kiryat

Summary

First published
May 13, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
2
Causes of injury / death
Accidents related to conflict, Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
2 named
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Incident date

May 13, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS019

LOCATION

بئر السبع, Goral Junction near Be’er Sheva, Southern, Israel

One man was reported injured when a rocket, allegedly fired from Gaza, struck a stretch of road north of the city of Be’er Sheva, southern Israel on May 13th, 2021, according to local reports. The Time of Israel said the man was treated by the Magen David Adom ambulance service following a rocket strike on

Summary

First published
May 13, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
1
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
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Incident date

May 13, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS018

LOCATION

عسقلان, Ashkelon, Southern, Israel

Several rockets fired allegedly by Al-Qassam Brigades hit the Israeli city of Ashkelon, according to multiple sources, injuring at least two civilians. One rocket directly hit and penetrated the lower floors of a seven story building. An unnamed adult male victim, reported by different sources to be either 57 or 60, was seriously injured in

Summary

First published
May 13, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
1–2
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Known belligerent
Palestinian Militants
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Incident date

May 12, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS017

LOCATION

نتيف عغسرا, Netiv HaAsara, Southern, Israel

One civilian was injured in declared mortar attacks from Al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of Hamas, in Gaza to Israel whilst coming to the aid of Israeli military personnel in Netiv HaAsara, southern Israel on May 12th, 2021, according to local reports. Gil Timor, the Deputy Chairman of the Ashkelon Beach Regional Council, was injured

Summary

First published
May 12, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
1
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Known belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Known target
Israeli military
Named victims
1 named
Belligerents reported killed
2
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Incident date

May 12, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS016

LOCATION

عسقلان, Ashkelon, Israel, Southern, Israel

A building sustained damage and dozens of injuries were reported, including up to 7 children, due to alleged Hamas rockets fired from Gaza at a hospital in the city of Ashkelon on May 12th, 2021, according to media reports. Haartz reported that 19 people were treated for injuries at Barzilai Hospital due to rocket strikes

Summary

First published
May 12, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
19–26
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Known belligerent
Palestinian Militants
View Incident

Incident date

May 12, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS015

LOCATION

سديروت, Sderot, Southern, Israel

One child was killed and three to seven family members, including a woman and two children, were reported injured when a rocket declared by Hamas’s militant wing allegedly hit a residential street in Sderot, southern Israel on May 12th, 2021, according to local reports. Ido Avigal, 5, was killed whilst he and his family were

Summary

First published
May 12, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
(1 child)
Civilians reported injured
3–7
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Known belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
4 named, 1 familiy identified
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Incident date

May 12, 2021

Incident Code

M21ISPT019

LOCATION

زلاطة, Zalata, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

Between one and two civilians, including a child, were killed and another civilian, a child, was injured in artillery strikes on the Zalata neighborhood in Al-Shoka, eastern Rafah on May 12, 2021. According to @PalinfoAr, “an elderly man was killed, and a child was wounded by an Israeli artillery shelling of agricultural land east of

Summary

First published
May 12, 2021
Last updated
November 3, 2023
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1 – 2
(1 child1 man)
Civilians reported injured
1
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerents
Israeli Military, Palestinian Militants
Named victims
1 named
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Incident date

May 12, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS014

LOCATION

دهمش‎, Dahmash, Central, Israel

A father and teenage daughter were killed when an alleged Hamas rocket struck the village of Dahmash, south of Tel Aviv, in the early hours of May 12th, 2021, according to local and international media reports. Khalil Awad, 52, and Nadin Awad, 16, were killed on Wednesday morning when a rocket fired from Gaza landed

Summary

First published
May 12, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
2
(1 child1 man)
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
2 named, 1 familiy identified
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Incident date

May 12, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS013

LOCATION

تل أبيب, Tel Aviv, Israel

A man in his 80’s collapsed during a rocket attack allegedly fired from Gaza in Tel Aviv on May 12th 2021, according to local reports. Reports are conflicted as to whether or not the man died as a result of the attack. The Times of Israel reported that the man collapsed due to an apparent heart

Summary

First published
May 12, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Cause of injury / death
Accidents related to conflict
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
View Incident

Incident date

May 12, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS012

LOCATION

بتاح تكفا, Petach Tikva, Central, Israel

As many as eight people were injured when a rocket allegedly fired by Hamas from Gaza struck a residential street in the city of Petah Tikva, central Israel early on May 12th, 2021, according to local reports. @PalinfoAr also tweeted that there had been a “death.” The rocket hit an apartment building at approximately 02:00

Summary

First published
May 12, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
0 – 1
Civilians reported injured
5–8
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
2 named
View Incident

Incident date

May 11, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS009

LOCATION

شارع رامبام ، كوخاف حتصفون ، عسقلان , Rambam St., Kochav Hatzafon, Ashkelon, Israel

Up to eight civilians, including two children, were reported injured when a rocket struck a residential apartment building on Rambam Street in the city of Ashkelon, southern Israel at 6am on May 11th, 2021. Sources differ regarding the number of civilians injured in the attack and the severity of their injuries. Amongst the injured were

Summary

First published
May 11, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
6–8
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Confirmed
A specific belligerent has accepted responsibility for civilian harm.
Known belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
6 named, 1 familiy identified
View Incident

Incident date

May 11, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS011

LOCATION

عسقلان, Ashkelon, Israel, Southern, Israel

Two women were killed when a Hamas militant rocket struck an apartment building on Sderot David Ben Gurion street in the city of Ashkelon, southern Israel on May 11th, 2021, according to several sources. The Times of Israel said, “the deadly rocket attack directly struck a home where an elderly woman and her caregiver, 32-year-old Soumya

Summary

First published
May 11, 2021
Last updated
February 7, 2022
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
2
(2 women)
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Confirmed
A specific belligerent has accepted responsibility for civilian harm.
Known belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
2 named
View Incident

Incident date

May 11, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS010

LOCATION

عسقلان, Ashkelon, Southern, Israel

One Israeli civilian was killed and as many as seven injured when alleged Hamas militants fired a rocket struck the city of Ashkelon southern Israel on the 11th May, 2021, according to local reports. Nella Gurevitz (between 52 and 57 years old) was killed and her husband injured, when a rocket reportedly fired by Hamas

Summary

First published
May 11, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
(1 woman)
Civilians reported injured
1
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Confirmed
A specific belligerent has accepted responsibility for civilian harm.
Known belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
2 named, 1 familiy identified
View Incident

Incident date

May 11, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS008

LOCATION

Netaim, Central, Israel

One civilian died whilst taking shelter during a rocket attack allegedly fired by Hamas militants in the village of Neta’im, south of Tel Aviv on May 11th, 2021, according to local reports. According to Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Orly Liron, 52, fell and was subsequently taken to hospital where she died two days later

Summary

First published
May 11, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
No
Civilians reported killed
0
Cause of injury / death
Accidents related to conflict
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
1 named
View Incident

Incident date

May 11, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS007

LOCATION

Givat Shmuel, Tel Aviv, Israel

One civilian died of a heart attack during a rocket barrage by alleged Hamas militants in Giv’at Shmuel, west of Tel Aviv on May 11th, 2021, according to local reports. Ron Vered was going for a jog with friends when an air raid alarm sounded shortly after 20:30, reported Ono News. According to the source Mr

Summary

First published
May 11, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
0
(1 man)
Cause of injury / death
Accidents related to conflict
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
1 named
View Incident

Incident date

May 11, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS006

LOCATION

اسدود, Ashdod, Southern, Israel

An alleged Palestinian rocket struck a private home in the city of Ashdod, southern Israel on May 11th, 2021 injuring between two and nine civilians, including a child, according to local reports. Ashdod Net said rescue workers and staff at the Assuta Hospital attended to nine patients with minor injuries, including one child. @manniefabian reported

Summary

First published
May 11, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
2–9
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
View Incident

Incident date

May 11, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS005

LOCATION

حولون, Intersection of Sokolov St. and Kugel St., Holon, Tel Aviv, Israel

As many as eight to eighteen civilians were injured and at least one civilian was killed by a rocket allegedly fired from Gaza which struck the city of Holon, Central Israel, at around 9pm on May 11th, 2021, according to local media reports. Mynet reported that the rocket struck next to the line 4 bus

Summary

First published
May 11, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
4–18
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
5 named, 1 familiy identified
View Incident

Incident date

May 11, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS004

LOCATION

ريشون لتسيون, Rishon Letzion, Central, Israel

One woman was killed and another woman died later from a heart attack and others were injured when a Hamas rocket fired from Gaza struck a private home in Rishon Letzion, near Tel Aviv on May 11th, 2021, according to local reports. Israel’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs named the primary victim as Leah Yom Tov,

Summary

First published
May 11, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
(1 woman)
Civilians reported injured
2–3
Causes of injury / death
Accidents related to conflict, Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
2 named
View Incident

Incident date

May 11, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS003

LOCATION

جفعاتايم , Sheinkin street, Givatayin, Tel Aviv, Israel

Between four and six people were injured in a rocket strike reported to have been launched by Hamas in Gaza on May 11th, 2021, to Givatayin, east Tel Aviv according to local reports. Police told The Times Of Israel that remnants of a rocket which had been intercepted by the Iron Dome missile defense system

Summary

First published
May 11, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
4–6
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Palestinian Militants
Named victims
1 named
View Incident

Incident date

May 10, 2021

Incident Code

M21ISPT001

LOCATION

شارع المصريين, Al Masryeen Street, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Up to nine civilians (mostly from one family) were killed, and as many as 18 people were injured, in an alleged Israeli artillery strike on the Al Dhahra area in eastern Beit Hanoun on May 10th, 2021. The Israeli military however reportedly denied responsibility for the strike, claiming that the deaths were caused by a

Summary

First published
May 10, 2021
Last updated
November 3, 2023
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Airstrike, Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
7 – 9
(3–6 children1–2 men)
Civilians reported injured
3–18
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerents
Israeli Military, Palestinian Militants
Named victims
16 named, 1 familiy identified
Belligerents reported killed
0–1
View Incident

Incident date

May 10, 2021

Incident Code

M21ISPT005

LOCATION

صالح دردونة, Saleh Dardouna Street near Al-Omari Mosque in Jabalia, North Gaza, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Up to seven civilians were killed, including two children, and as many as 34 people were injured, when an alleged rocket fired by a Palestinian armed group landed in Saleh Dardouna Street, near the al-Omari Mosque in Jabalia, north Gaza on May 10th 2021, according to multiple sources. An investigation by Human Rights Watch revealed

Summary

First published
May 10, 2021
Last updated
November 3, 2023
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
5 – 7
(2 children4–5 men)
Civilians reported injured
15–34
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerents
Palestinian Militants, Israeli Military
Suspected target
Palestinian Forces
Named victims
7 named, 1 familiy identified
Belligerents reported killed
1–2
View Incident

Incident date

May 10, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS002

LOCATION

النقب الغربي, Western Negev, Southern, Israel

A missile, allegedly fired from Gaza, struck an ambulance injuring the driver in the Western Negev region of Israel on May 10th 2021, according to local reports. The Magen David Adom medical service, which operates the ambulance, said the vehicle was struck by a rocket whilst traveling to attend to a call. The driver was

Summary

First published
May 10, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
1
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Unknown
View Incident