Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

ISPT0121

Incident date

October 11, 2023

Location

الشيخ رضوان, Sheikh Radwan, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.536752, 34.465399 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

A woman was reportedly killed on Radwan street on October 11th 2023, her son, an Egyptian citizen from Cairo, Abdullah Mohammed Fares, was injured in the incident alongside his children.

Fares had arrived in Gaza a week prior to visit his wife’s family. He has since been campaigning for the Egyptian government to secure his return to Egypt.

In a video statement, Abdullah mentions that his family was living on Radwan Street when the strike occurred.

No further information was available on the names of Abdullah’s family members and how many of his children were injured, which has been quantified as 2 until further information comes to light.

None of the sources mentioned who was responsible and anything about the munitions used, with many of the sources reflecting circular reporting. Airwars has graded the incident as “weak” until further information comes to light.

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The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (4)

Abdullah Mohammed Fares عبد الله محمد مصلح أحمد
Adult male injured
Child of Abdullah Mohammed Fares
Child injured
Child of Abdullah Mohammed Fares
Child injured
Mother of Abdullah Mohammed Fares
Adult female killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Israeli Military, Palestinian Militants

Sources (4) [ collapse]

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Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the neighbourhood of Sheikh Radwan (الشهداء), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.536752, 34.465399. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

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Israeli Military Assessment:

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

Palestinian Militants Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Palestinian Militants
  • Palestinian Militants position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 woman)
  • Civilians reported injured
    3
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attackers
    Israeli Military, Palestinian Militants

Sources (4) [ collapse]