Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

ISPT0307

Incident date

October 17, 2023

Location

بالقرب من مجمع مدينة حمد السكني, Vicinity of Hamad Town Residential Complex, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.375589, 34.317638 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

At least one person was reported killed and a number of others injured after an alleged Israeli airstrike on an apartment in the Hamad Town residential complex in Khan Yunis on October 17th, 2023.

Neither identification for the deceased, not the exact number of injuries sustained was publicly reported.

Only one source attributed the airstrike to the Israeli forces, therefore the strike status has been graded as single source claim.

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The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of Hamad Town Residential Complex (مجمع مدينة حمد السكني) in Khan Younis (خان يونس), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.375589, 34.317638. 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
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • 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 (5) [ collapse]