Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

ISPT0102k

Incident date

October 10, 2023

Location

جباليا, Jabalia, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.538711, 34.495107 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

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 was 16 years old. Hani Zomlot posted that Muhammad Mahmoud Dahlan (31 years old) was also killed in the strike. Multiple sources corroborated these being the names of the victims of this attack.

According to Safa.ps the house targeted within the strike was that of the Dahlan Family. DCI Palestine added that the airstrike destroyed the top two floors of the building.

Abdulrahman Al Batani posted on Facebook that the “tragedy shook our neighbourhood in the darkness of the night”. DCI Palestine later reported that the airstrike took place as 12:25am.

Multiple family members posted prayers and memorials on Facebook for the victims.

Where sources mentioned the belligerent, all blamed Israeli forces for the strike.

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The incident occured at approximately 12:25 am local time.

The victims were named as:

Muhammad Mahmoud Yousef Dahlan محمد محمود دحلان
31 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 803375807
Ahmed Ayman Al-Amsi أحمد أيمن العمصي
16 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 424552784

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian infrastructure
    IDP or refugee camp
  • 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 attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (13) [ collapse]

Media
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    Source: Abdulrahman Al Batani
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    Source: Abdulrahman Al Batani
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    Source: Hisam Mohammed Al Amsi
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    Source: Moath M. Irwished
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    Source: Um Akram
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    Source: Um Akram
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    Source: Mohammed Arwished
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    Source: Hani Zomlot
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    Source: Sliman Dahlan
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    Source: Abeer Al Amsy
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Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention a residential building being struck in Jabalia (جباليا). Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further. The generic coordinates for Jabalia are: 31.538711, 34.495107.

Israeli Military Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian infrastructure
    IDP or refugee camp
  • 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 attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (13) [ collapse]