On October 9th 2023, ambulance driver Khaled Issa was allegedly injured, and one local source added that crew members were allegedly killed, after Israeli aircrafts reportedly hit three ambulances at Naser al Trans roundabout, Jabalya, in the Gaza strip.
Multiple sources corroborated that there were three ambulances struck in the attack and that they were carrying wounded people. Al Jazeera showed a video where the driver of an ambulance named Khaled Issa had been injured and fell to the ground. One source, Alarabiya News, quoted the Executive Director of the Palestinian Red Crescent Society, Bashar Murad who explained how the crew of the three ambulances had been killed. He explained that this added to the 120,000 people in shelters in need of urgent assistance.
While Khaled Issa was the only named casualty, Jordan News Agency mentioned that “wounded people were seen at the scene” and Alarabiya News and Alghad News both mentioned killed without giving additional details.
According to Jordan News Agency, sources explained that the strike was carried out by an Israeli aircraft.
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The local time of the incident is unknown.
The victims were named as:
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Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of the Al Trans roundabout (دوار الترنس), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.531667, 34.498056. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.