Israel and Gaza 2023

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Israeli Military
Palestinian Militants
Country
Israel
the Gaza Strip
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Civilian Harm Status
Belligerent Assessment
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Infrastructure

Incident date

May 11, 2021

Incident Code

M21ISPT006

LOCATION

حي الشيخ رضوان ,شارع النفق, Al Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, Gaza, Gaza Strip, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Four members of one family, including two children, were killed in an Israeli airstrike on a house in Gaza’s Al Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, according to multiple sources. The airstrike killed 16-year-old Lina Iyad Fathi Sharir, alongside her mother and father, Layali Taha Sharir and Iyad Fathi Fayeq Sharir. Her sister, two-year-old Mina Iyad Sharir, was

Summary

First published
May 11, 2021
Last updated
November 3, 2023
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
3
(2 children1 woman)
Civilians reported injured
25
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
Israeli Military
Known target
Palestinian Forces
Named victims
3 named, 2 families identified
Belligerents reported killed
1
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Incident date

May 13, 2021

Incident Code

M21ISPT042

LOCATION

مخيم البريج, Al Bureij Camp, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

Between two to three civilians, including one child, were killed and as many as three civilians were injured in alleged Israeli strikes on the Al-Bureij refugee camp in central Gaza on May 13th 2021. Two of the fatalities were named by local sources as Ahmed Rami Mahoud Al-Hwairi, 12, and Moayad Tayseer Al-Khateeb, 21. B’Tselem

Summary

First published
May 13, 2021
Last updated
November 3, 2023
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
2 – 3
(1 child1 man)
Civilians reported injured
2–3
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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
2 named
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Incident date

May 15, 2021

Incident Code

M21ISPT074

LOCATION

شارع غزة القديم, جباليا‎, Old Gaza Street, Jabalia , North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Between two and five people were injured by an alleged Israeli airstrike that struck a crowd of people on Old Gaza Street in Jabaliya in the Northern Gaza Strip. Both the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) and Al Mezan reported a single airstrike around 6.15 p.m. injuring five people, who were taken to the

Summary

First published
May 15, 2021
Last updated
November 3, 2023
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
2–5
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
Israeli Military
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Incident date

May 18, 2021

Incident Code

M21ISPT102

LOCATION

مقر الاصلاحيه، رفح , Rehabilitation Centre, Rafah, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

Two civilians were injured in a reported Israeli airstrike on a Rehabilitation Center west of the city of Rafah, southern Gaza on May 18th 2021, according to local reports. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights said: “At 19:35, Israeli warplanes launched two missiles at Central Rafah Rehabilitation Center. As a result, the center was completely

Summary

First published
May 18, 2021
Last updated
November 3, 2023
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
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Incident date

October 8, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0029

LOCATION

بيت حانون, Beit Hanoun, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 8, 2023, two paramedics were injured by alleged Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun area, North of Gaza. The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) identified the two wounded paramedics as Mahmoud Yusri Al-Masry and Nour El-Din Hassan Mansour, both PRCS members. The same source reported the strike at 15:40 exactly, in North Gaza, adding

Summary

First published
October 8, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Single source claim
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
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.
Impact
Healthcare
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
2 named
Geolocation
Town
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Incident date

October 7, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0003

LOCATION

مسجد البراء بن عازب, Al-Baraa Mosque, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On the 7th October 2023, Nouruddin Ihab Kahil (24 years old), a prominent member of the support committee of the Palestinian Volleyball Union and son to Ihab Kahil, Chairman of the Competitions Committee of the Palestinian Volleyball Federation, was killed as a result of an alleged airstrike by Israeli forces on a residential home occupied by

Summary

First published
November 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
(1 man)
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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
1 named
Names matched with MoH IDs
1
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

October 9, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0062

LOCATION

ابراج النسماوي, Al Nasmawi towers, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

An alleged Israeli airstrike that hit the residential apartment of the Abu Shamala family in the Al-Nasmawi neighbourhood of Khan Yunis during the evening of October 9th 2023 killed between four and five members of the family, including at least three children, and injured up to seven others. Several local sources reported that multiple members

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 19, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
4 – 5
(3–4 children1 woman)
Civilians reported injured
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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
5 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
4
Geolocation
Exact location (via Airwars)
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Incident date

October 12, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0137

LOCATION

مخيّم جباليا, Jabalia camp, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On Thursday October 12th, 2023, at least one civilian was killed, and at least one was wounded in an alleged Israeli airstrike on the Othman family home in the al-Alami area of Jabalia camp, Gaza Strip. Lower casualty estimates were provided by Nawa Press, F24, and Shehab Agency, all reporting on the death of one

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1 – 2
Civilians reported injured
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.
Geolocation
Town
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Incident date

October 10, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0102n

LOCATION

المواسي, Al Mawasi, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

On October 10th 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike on the homes of the Al-Majaydeh and Ahmed families situated in the Al-Mawasi area west of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip reportedly killed five civilians belonging to one family, including one woman and two children, and wounded from six to 14 other civilians. One of

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
5
(2 children1 woman2 men)
Civilians reported injured
6–14
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
Israeli Military
Named victims
4 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
3
Geolocation
Neighbourhood/area
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Incident date

October 16, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0238

LOCATION

بالقرب المستشفى الأهلي العربي, Vicinity of Arab National Hospital, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On Monday, October 16, 2023, seven civilians were killed, including a journalist of al-Aqsa TV Issam Mohammad Sabhi Bahar, two women and four children, and several others, including an infant, were injured, in an alleged Israeli airstrike on the Bahar family house near the Arab National Hospital in Gaza city. A Facebook post by Asnaa Adel

Summary

First published
January 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
7
(4 children2 women)
Civilians reported injured
2–3
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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
8 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
4
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

October 13, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0187GC

LOCATION

مخيم البريج, Bureij camp, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

On Friday, October 13th 2023, at least 14 civilians were killed, all members of the Abu-Lashin family, including at least two women and at least five children and an infant, as a result of an alleged Israeli airstrike on the Abu Lashin family’s home in the Bureij camp. According to Safa news, the attack happened

Summary

First published
January 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
IDP or refugee camp, Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
14 – 16
(5–6 children2 women6 men)
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
Israeli Military
Named victims
14 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
13
Geolocation
Town
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Incident date

October 16, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0260

LOCATION

جوار مركز شرطة الزيتون, Vicinity of al Zaytoun Police Station, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

In the morning of Monday, October 16th, 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike which struck a residential building situated in the vicinity of the al-Zaytoun Police Station, east of Gaza City, reportedly killed two civilians. Further details about the identity of the victims are unknown. Where sources identified a belligerent, all sources attributed the strike to

Summary

First published
January 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

October 20, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0397

LOCATION

حي الصبرة, Al Sabra neighbourhood, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On Friday, October 20th 2023, 15 civilians from three generations of the same family were killed and others were reportedly injured when an alleged Israeli airstrike hit the Abu Sharia family house in the Al Sabra neighbourhood of Gaza City. The incident also caused “massive destruction” to the area according to a report by Wattan

Summary

First published
March 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
15
(5 children5 women5 men)
Civilians reported injured
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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
15 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
9
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Incident date

October 18, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0324

LOCATION

المغراقة, Al Mughraqa, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Three people were reported to have been killed by an alleged Israeli airstrike on the Abdel Salam residence in the Al Mughraqa area of the central Gaza Strip on October 18th, 2023. While several sources reporting that the home of the Abdel Salem family had been struck, identification details have not been publicly released, and

Summary

First published
February 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Single source claim
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
3
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Weak
Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Geolocation
Town
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Incident date

October 19, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0394

LOCATION

عائلة عليوة في حي الزيتون, Eliwa Family House in the Al-Zaytoun neighbourhood, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On either late October 19th or the early hours of October 20th, between 14 and 28 people were killed and others were injured when the house of the Eliwa family, in the Al-Zaytoun neighbourhood, south of Gaza City was bombed in an alleged Israeli airstrike. Palinfo reported that people were killed and injured and that

Summary

First published
October 20, 2023
Last updated
June 5, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Religious Institution, Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
14 – 28
(3 children3 women4–5 men)
Civilians reported injured
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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Suspected target
Palestinian Forces
Named victims
14 named, 4 families identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
2
Belligerents reported killed
1
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Incident date

October 13, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0145k

LOCATION

هبة زقوت, Gaza Strip, the Gaza Strip

On Friday, October 13, 2023, prominent Palestinian visual artist Heba Zaqout (39 years old) was killed, with two of her sons Adam and Mahmoud, in an alleged Israeli strike on the house she was staying in, in a residential area of the Gaza Strip. Her last message to her friend @danielmkovalik was “We are sitting with

Summary

First published
April 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
3 – 6
(2–5 children1 woman)
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.
Impact
Education
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
3 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
1
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Incident date

October 10, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0101

LOCATION

شارع الصحابة في حي الدرج مدينة غزة, Hijazi, al-Safadi, Atallah, and al-Sik family homes, Al-Sahaba Street in the Al-Daraj area, east of Gaza City, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

At 5:15 pm on Tuesday, October 10th 2023, 16 civilians, including at least nine members of the Hijazi family, were killed, and at least three children were injured in an alleged Israeli airstrike on the residential homes belonging to the Hijazi, al-Safadi, Atallah, and al-Sik families located in al-Sahaba street in the al-Daraj area east

Summary

First published
October 10, 2023
Last updated
June 5, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
16
(3–5 children2–3 women7–11 men)
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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
13 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
6
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Incident date

October 20, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0393

LOCATION

الأمل, al Amal, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

Around 5 AM on Friday, October 20, 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike hit a home belonging to the journalist Rami Khreis located in the al-Amal neighborhood, west of the town of Khan Yunis in the Gaza Strip, reportedly killing his seven-year old son Abdul Rahman Rami Mahmoud Khreis, and injuring 12 family members, including his

Summary

First published
February 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1 – 2
(1 child1 woman)
Civilians reported injured
12
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
Israeli Military
Named victims
2 named
Names matched with MoH IDs
1
Geolocation
Neighbourhood/area
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Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0545

LOCATION

محيط مسجد علي, Vicinity of the Ali Mosque, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

On October 24th 2023, an alleged Israeli strike hit the house of the Natat family, near Rabaa Al-Adawiya School within the vicinity of Ali Mosque, west of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip, injuring at least two people based on images provided by local sources. Multiple local sources reported that “injuries” resulted from the strike

Summary

First published
April 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
2–3
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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
View Incident

Incident date

October 19, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0371

LOCATION

منزل عائلة أبو عودة خلف سوق حي الأمل, Abu Odeh family home behind the Al-Amal neighborhood market, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 3:10 PM on Thursday, October 19, 2023, the Abu Odeh (Abu Aouda) family home located by the Al-Mustafa stadium behind the Al-Amal neighbourhood market in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, was destroyed in an alleged Israeli airstrike. One source, @Hamzaalnamla1, in a post on X/Twitter described the strike as occurring in the Japanese neighbourhood

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
18
(11 children5 women2 men)
Civilians reported injured
45
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
Israeli Military
Named victims
19 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
14
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Incident date

December 2, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT1417a

LOCATION

الشجاعي, Al Shujaiya, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On the morning of 3rd December 2023, at least two civilians were killed when an alleged Israeli airstrike hit the al-Hajjaj family home in the al-Shuja’iya neighborhood, east of Gaza City. The victims were identified as 27 year old writer and novelist Nour al-Din Hajjaj, and Hamza Haider Hajjaj. In a Facebook post, user Ahmed Ayyad

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
2 – 24
(1–2 men)
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
Israeli Military
Named victims
2 named, 1 familiy identified
Geolocation
Neighbourhood/area
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Incident date

May 12, 2024

Incident Code

ISPT120524i

LOCATION

عزبة ملين, Azbet Malin, Jabalia, Gaza Strip, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On Sunday May 12th 2024, Dr Safia Hamdan was reportedly killed by an alleged Israeli drone strike at the entrance to Azbet Malin in Jabalia, northern Gaza. A colleague of Dr Safia’s, Eid Sabah, posted to Facebook mourning the loss of Dr Safia Hamdan and reporting that they were killed by a “Zanana” missile. A

Summary

First published
July 14, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike, Drone Strike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
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
Israeli Military
Named victims
1 named
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Incident date

May 19, 2021

Incident Code

PALIS030

LOCATION

سديروت, Sderot, Southern, Israel

Five rockets were fired by Al Qassam into the city of Sderot, injuring at least two civilians on May 19, 2021. Al Qassam confirmed that they had attacked the city of Sderot that day. The rockets reportedly caused damage to several buildings and cars, according to multiple sources. It was reported that either two or

Summary

First published
May 19, 2021
Last updated
January 18, 2022
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
2
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
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Incident date

May 12, 2021

Incident Code

M21ISPT022

LOCATION

دوار حمودة, Hamoda Roundabout, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Between three and five civilians were killed and another was injured in alleged Israeli airstrikes on a car near the Hamouda roundabout in Beit Lahiya on May 12, 2021. Sources refer to most of the men killed as members of Fatah but there is no direct association between them and militant activities. Only one of

Summary

First published
May 12, 2021
Last updated
November 3, 2023
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
3 – 5
(3–4 men)
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
Israeli Military
Known target
Palestinian Forces
Named victims
5 named
Belligerents reported killed
5–6
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Incident date

May 13, 2021

Incident Code

M21ISPT037

LOCATION

شارع قاع البير ,بيت حانون, Qaa Al Bir Street, Beit Hanoun, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Three alleged Israeli missiles hit the three story house of Musa Rida Hamas on Qaa al-Bir Street in Beit Hanoun at approximately 5.30pm. Three civilians were wounded in the strike and were taken to Beit Hanoun Hospital for treatment. Palestinian Center for Human Rights was the only source that reported on this incident and no

Summary

First published
May 13, 2021
Last updated
November 3, 2023
Strike status
Single source claim
Strike type
Airstrike
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
Weak
Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
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Incident date

May 16, 2021

Incident Code

M21ISPT083

LOCATION

بشارع عوني ضهير, Awni Daheer Street, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

Two civilians, one of whom was reportedly a freelance journalist, were severely injured in an alleged Israeli artillery strike on Rafah in the Southern Gaza Strip during the early hours of May 16th 2021. Ra’ed Mohammed Abdel Wahab Sabbah, aged 46, and Alam al-Deen Abdel Rahman Mohammed Sabbah, aged 23, were reportedly injured by shrapnel

Summary

First published
May 16, 2021
Last updated
November 3, 2023
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
2 named
View Incident

Incident date

May 19, 2021

Incident Code

M21ISPT116

LOCATION

مفترق الرضوان في شارع الجلاء, Al Radwan Junction in Al Jala street, Gaza, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

In the early hours of the morning of May 19th 2021, between approximately 4am to 4.30am, Yousef Abu Hussein, a 32 year old journalist from Al-Aqsa (the Voice of Jerusalem) Radio, was killed when Israeli forces allegedly launched three missiles which hit the fourth and fifth floors of a five-story building in the Al Radwan

Summary

First published
May 19, 2021
Last updated
November 3, 2023
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike, Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
(1 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
Israeli Military
Named victims
1 named
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Incident date

October 15, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0218

LOCATION

الشجاعي, Al Shujaiya, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 15th an alleged Israeli airstrike killed four civilians identified as Sami Al Khudari (60 years old), his son Nour Al Khudari (19 years old), Hamad Al Khudari, and Mujahed al Khudari and injured many others while they were at their home on Al Nizar street, Al Shujaiya neighborhood in east Gaza. Reports referenced Nour

Summary

First published
November 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
4
(4 men)
Civilians reported injured
5–10
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.
Impact
Healthcare
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
4 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
2
Geolocation
Neighbourhood/area
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Incident date

October 9, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0054

LOCATION

مسجد أحمد ياسين و المسجد الغربي, Ahmed Yassin and Al Gharbi mosques, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 9th 2023, at approximately 4:30 am, three civilians, including two women and a young girl, were killed and a dozen civilians were injured in an alleged Israeli airstrike on Ahmed Yassin mosque and Al-Gharbi mosque located in the Al-Shati refugee camp in the Gaza Strip. Ahmed Yassin mosque is situated opposite the Al-Shati

Summary

First published
November 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
IDP or refugee camp, Religious Institution
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
3
(1–2 children1–2 women)
Civilians reported injured
12
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
Israeli Military
Named victims
15 named
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

October 10, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0102k

LOCATION

جباليا, Jabalia, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 10th, 2023, two civilians, including a child, were killed after alleged Israeli warplanes struck a residential building in the Jabalia refugee Camp. Hisam Mohammed Al Amsi posted on Facebook that his nephew Ahmed Ayman Al-Amsi was reportedly killed in the airstrike. Defense for Children International (DCI) Palestine later added that Ahmed Ayman Al-Amsi

Summary

First published
November 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
IDP or refugee camp, Residential building
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
Israeli Military
Named victims
2 named
Names matched with MoH IDs
2
Geolocation
Town
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