Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

ISPT009

Incident date

May 11, 2021

Location

قرب دوار الدحدوح, Vicinity of Al Dahdouh roundabout, the Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.500907, 34.433962 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

Between one and two civilians were injured in alleged Israeli airstrikes or drone strikes on agricultural land near Al Dahdouh roundabout south of Gaza City on May 11, 2021.

A tweet from @asefa2020 identified that “a young man was injured as a result of being targeted by a reconnaissance aircraft in the Dahdouh roundabout area, south of Gaza City”.

@gaza_newss reported a different toll, posting about “the transfer of two injuries as a result of being targeted by the occupation warplanes at the Al-Dahdouh Roundabout area”.

“Quds Press” correspondent further identified the area that the strike occurred as the “Tal al-Hawa” neighborhood, south of Gaza City and Amad News added that the strike was on “agricultural land behind the Yassin water station.”

All of the sources that reported on the incident attributed the strikes to Israel.

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
    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.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (17) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the Al Dahdouh (الدحدوح) roundabout in Tel Al Hawa (تل الهوى) for which the generic coordinates are: 31.500907, 34.433962. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Israeli Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Israeli Military
  • Israeli Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike, Drone Strike
  • 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.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (17) [ collapse]