Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

ISPT0260

Incident date

October 16, 2023

Location

منزل في محيط مركز شرطة الزيتون بغزة, Vicinity of al-Zaytoun Police Station in Gaza City, Gaza City, the Gaza Strip

Airwars assessment

In the morning of Monday, October 16th, 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike which struck a residential building situated in the vicinity of the al-Zaytoun Police Station, east of Gaza City, reportedly killed two civilians. Further details about the identity of the victims are unknown.

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

The incident is believed to have occurred at approximately 7:30am local time, according to the Palestinian Press Agency.

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The incident occured at approximately 7:30 am local time.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    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 (9) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

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    Source: Tunisian mix

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
    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 (9) [ collapse]