An alleged Israeli forces airstrike struck a four-story building in Central Gaza City around 1 a.m. on Saturday 15 May 2021, severely damaging the building and two other nearby buildings and injuring one civilian.
The building, near the al-Sahabah medical complex in Al Yarmouk Street, Central Gaza City, was struck with four missiles in an alleged IDF airstrike, according to the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR). No civilian harm was included in their report, with PCHR adding that a resident was warned by telephone by the Israeli Intelligence Services that the strike was imminent, allowing residents to evacuate in time.
@PalinfoAr and @johnjoh27895486 both tweeted that one civilian was injured and was taken to Al-Shifa Medical Complex for treatment.
A number of reports on the strike also note that a house in the Al-Shati ‘Beach’ refugee camp was hit in the same strike.
The incident occured at approximately 1:00 am local time.
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Reports of the incident mention a residential building being struck on Al Yarmouk Street (شارع اليرموك), located in the Jabalia (جباليا) area, for which the generic coordinates are: 31.521158, 34.460758. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.