Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

ISPT0102m

Incident date

October 10, 2023

Location

عبسان الكبيرة, Abasan Al Kabira, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.326601, 34.342172 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Exact location (via Airwars) level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On October 10th, 2023, at least 14 people were killed, including five children and two women, while three others were injured after an alleged Israeli airstrike hit the Qadeeh residence in the Abasan area east of Khan Yunis.

Those killed and injured were members of the Qadeeh family: Rajab Qadeeh (69 years old) was killed and his son Shadi Rajab Qadeeh was injured. Shadi’s wife, Hanan Ibrahim Qadeeh (37 years old) was killed, along with their daughter, Maria Shadi Qadeeh (6 years old), and their two sons: Yassen Shadi Qadeeh* and Osama Shadi Qadeeh*. A post from the al-Siddiq Model School for Boys named Hanan as a former teacher, who taught Islamic education. A colleague named Ghada Ahmed posted a condolence message for Hanan and her three children.

Rajab’s other son, Shawqi Rajab Qadeeh (39 years old), was killed with his two children: daughter Amouna Rajab Qadeeh (2 years old), and his son*, who has not been named.

Salah Qadeeh (67 years old) was killed with his wife, Souad Qadeeh (64 years old), and son, Ayman Salah Qadeeh (20 years old).

Iyad Suleiman Qadeeh (37 years old) was also killed.

Brothers Muntaser Jumaa Qadeeh (35 years old) and Alsayed Jumaa Qadeeh (33 years old) were also killed. Mahmoud S Qudaih posted a condolence message to his “companion, the lover of my heart, my friend, and my brother whom my mother did not give birth to” Muntaser.

Some sources have stated that 21 members of the Qadeeh family were killed during this incident; Journalist Tayseer Qudeih was alone in stating that the total number of members of the family killed overall is close to 50.

Condolence posts on social media have lamented those killed and wished the injured Shadi a quick recovery. Safe News reported that “three moderate injuries” resulted from the bombing of the Qadeeh family home.

Where sources identified the belligerent, all sources attributed the strikes to Israeli forces.

*Airwars has quantified them as children based on the ages of their relatives and the images provided in the sources .

Due to the scale and urgency of Airwars’ assessment process, all images have been automatically uploaded to each assessment with the graphic filter applied to protect users. We have also included all images identified from the sources, which may also include any imagery of combatants.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (15)

Rajab Qadeeh رجب قديح
69 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 937316164
Shadi Rajab Qadeeh شادي رجب قديح
Adult male injured
Hanan Ibrahim Qadeeh حنان ابراهيم قديح
37 years old female killed Matched to MoH ID 801463753
Maria Shadi Qadeeh ماريا شادي قديح
6 years old female killed Matched to MoH ID 438566952
Yassen Shadi Qadeeh ياسين شادي قديح
Age unknown male killed
Osama Shadi Qadeeh أسامة شادي قديح
Age unknown male killed
Shawqi Rajab Qadeeh شوقي رجب قديح
39 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 800292948
Amouna Rajab Qadeeh أمونة رجب قديح
2 years old female killed Matched to MoH ID 445018617
Unnamed son of Shawqi ابن شوقي
Age unknown male killed
Salah Qadeeh صلاح قديح
67 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 937316172
Souad Qadeeh سعاد قديح
64 years old female killed Matched to MoH ID 975285461
Ayman Salah Qadeeh أيمن صلاح قديح
20 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 409123809
Iyad Suleiman Qadeeh إياد سليمان قديح
37 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 800618357
Muntaser Jumaa Qadeeh منتصر جمعة قديح ِ
35 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 801985227
lsayed Jumaa Qadeeh السيد جمعة قديح
33 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 802627364

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    14 – 50
  • (5 children2 women7 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 attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (33) [ collapse]

Media
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    Source: @F24online
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    Source: @F24online
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    Source: @F24online
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    Source: @F24online
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    Source: Mohammed Qodaih
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    Source: Hona Al Sharqiya
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    Source: Hona Al Sharqiya
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    Source: Hona Al Sharqiya
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    Source: Hona Al Sharqiya
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    Source: Mahmoud S Qudaih
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    Source: Mahmoud S Qudaih
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    Source: Mahmoud S Qudaih
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    Source: Mahmoud S Qudaih
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    Source: Mahmoud S Qudaih
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    Source: Abu Musab Qudayh Qudayh
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    Source: Abu Musab Qudayh Qudayh
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    Source: Abu Musab Qudayh Qudayh
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    Source: Abu Musab Qudayh Qudayh
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    Source: Abu Musab Qudayh Qudayh
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    Source: Abu Musab Qudayh Qudayh
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    Source: Abu Musab Qudayh Qudayh
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    Source: Sherif Qudayh Abu Nizar
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    Source: Sherif Qudayh Abu Nizar
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    Source: Wesaal Om Rayan
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    Source: Wesaal Om Rayan
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    Source: Mosa Samaraa
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    Source: Mosa Samaraa
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    Source: Abo El Waleed
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    Source: nabad al gabon
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    Source: Bassem Qd
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    Source: Yasser Awad Abu Awad

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention Abasan Al Kabira (عبسان الكبيرة) to the east of Khan Younis (خان يونس). Analysing audio-visual material from sources, we have narrowed the location down to the following exact coordinates: 31.326601, 34.342172.

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  • Imagery:
    @Timesofgaza

Israeli Military Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    14 – 50
  • (5 children2 women7 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 attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (33) [ collapse]