Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

ISPT066

Incident date

May 15, 2021

Location

البريج, Al Bureij, The Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.438769, 34.404030 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Village level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Village

Airwars assessment

One person was reportedly injured in an alleged Israeli airstrike that hit open ground to the east of Al-Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip.

Only one source, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights, reported the event, describing the strike as taking place around 1.20 p.m. and noting that the injured person had been described by medical sources as being in a moderate condition.

The incident occured at approximately 1:20 pm local time.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the vicinity of Al Bureij (البريج) refugee camp, for which the generic coordinates are: 31.438769, 34.404030. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Israeli Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Weak
    Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Armed Forces

Sources (1) [ collapse]