Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

ISPT0262

Incident date

October 16, 2023

Location

جوار قاعة ابو سرار, Vicinity of Abu Sarar Hall, Al-Nuseirat, Gaza Strip, the Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.453178, 34.386007 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On Monday,16th October 2023, an alleged Israeli bombardment hit the al-Naami family home behind Abu Sarar hall in the al-Nuseirat camp in the Gaza Strip, causing injuries. Airwars has not been able to find details on victims or corroboration of their status and will continue to monitor reports on this incident.

Airwars has graded this incident as a single source claim due to the sources repeating identical information from one original source.

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.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian infrastructure
    IDP or refugee camp
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (7) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of Abu Sarar Hall (قاعة ابو سرار) to the west of Deir al Balah (دير البلح), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.453178, 34.386007. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Israeli Military Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian infrastructure
    IDP or refugee camp
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    2
  • Cause of injury / death
    Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (7) [ collapse]