Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

ISPT099

Incident date

May 17, 2021

Location

القصاصيب, جباليا, Al Qasasib, Jabalia, The Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.532348, 34.491148 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Neighbourhood/area level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

Neighbourhood/area

Airwars assessment

Civilian Aid Ahmed Abdel Muti Masoud (24) was reported killed and one other civilian was reported moderately injured by a missile attack by the Israeli Armed Forces in Al-Qassib (North Gaza) at approximately 10:45 am on May 17th, 2021.

Arabiatoday referred to medical sources stating that Aid Masoud (24) was killed and a further civilian injured, due to artillery shelling in Jabalia city. Local sources identified that Mr. Masoud was a resident of Jabalia Al-Balad.

PCHR Gaza reported a missile attack at 10:30 am on a group of citizens in Al-Quassib in central Jabalia, resulting in the moderate injury of one civilian, who was brought to the Indonesian Hospital.

All of the sources attributed the strikes to Israel.

The incident occured at approximately 10:45 am local time.

  • Aid Ahmed Abdel Muti Masoud 24 years old male killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Armed Forces

Sources (27) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (4) [ collapse]

  • Continuous artillery shelling on the #Gaza Strip resulted in the martyrdom of "Aed Ahmed Masoud" (24 years), from Jabalia Al-Balad, and another moderately wounded. (Image posted by @AlkhaleejOnline)
  • Continuous artillery shelling on the #Gaza Strip resulted in the martyrdom of "Aed Ahmed Masoud" (24 years), from Jabalia Al-Balad, and another moderately wounded. (Image posted by @AlkhaleejOnline)
  • Continuous artillery shelling on the #Gaza Strip resulted in the martyrdom of "Aed Ahmed Masoud" (24 years), from Jabalia Al-Balad, and another moderately wounded. (Image posted by @AlkhaleejOnline)
  • Continuous artillery shelling on the #Gaza Strip resulted in the martyrdom of "Aed Ahmed Masoud" (24 years), from Jabalia Al-Balad, and another moderately wounded. (Image posted by @AlkhaleejOnline)

Geolocation notes (1) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention the neighborhood of Al Qasasib (القصاصيب), within Jabalia (جباليا), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.532348, 34.491148. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

  • Reports of the incident mention the neighborhood of Al Qasasib (القصاصيب), within Jabalia (جباليا).

    Imagery:
    Google Earth

Israeli Armed Forces Assessment:

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

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man)
  • Civilians reported injured
    1
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Armed Forces

Sources (27) [ collapse]