Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

ISPT014

Incident date

May 11, 2021

Location

قرب دوار القرم ، جباليا, Vicinity of Al Qarm roundabout, Jabalia, The Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.518376, 34.488863 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Nearby landmark

Airwars assessment

Between four and five civilians, including two women, were injured in alleged Israeli strikes east of Qurum, in the town of Jabalia, on May 11th 2021.

According to Mezan News, “at approximately 18:00 on Tuesday, 11/5/2021, the occupation warplanes bombed the Abu al-Khair yard, east of Qurum, in the town of Jabalia, in the northern Gaza governorate, injuring five citizens, including two women, and causing damage to nearby houses. For its part, medical sources in the Indonesian Hospital described the injuries of the injured as moderate to minor.”

A tweet from @timaodehh reported that the strikes resulted in four injuries.

@hamdi87353181 identified Dr. Imad Abu Al-Khair as being injured in the bombing “after he was hit by shrapnel from a missile in the vicinity of his house.” A post from Mohey.zayed added that Dr. Al-Khair is the Head of the Department of Microbiology at Al-Azhar University.

Shehab Agency tweeted that “A 29-year-old citizen was injured by shrapnel in the abdomen and hand as a result of Israeli shelling targeting a land belonging to the Abu al-Khair family”. It is unclear if they are also referring to the doctor.

The strikes were attributed to Israel by all of the sources that reported on who was responsible.

The incident occured at 6:00 pm local time.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Armed Forces

Sources (22) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (3) [ collapse]

  • Dr. Imad Abu Al-Khair was injured when missiles struck his house east of Qurum, in the town of Jabalia, on May 11, 2021. (Image posted by @hamdi87353181)
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    Dr. Imad Abu Al-Khair being treated in the hospital after he was injured when missiles struck his house east of Qurum, in the town of Jabalia, on May 11, 2021. (Image posted by @AAlwishe)
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    Dr. Imad Abu Al-Khair being treated in the hospital after he was injured when missiles struck his house east of Qurum, in the town of Jabalia, on May 11, 2021. (Image posted by @AAlwishe)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention a factory being struck in the vicinity of Al Qarm (القرم) roundabout within Jabalia (جباليا). Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further. The generic coordinates for Al Qarm roundabout are: 31.518376, 34.488863.

Israeli Armed Forces Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Israeli Armed Forces
  • Israeli Armed Forces position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    4–5
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Armed Forces

Sources (22) [ collapse]