An Israeli airstrike targeted the home of the Abu Jared family in Beit Hanoun, injuring up to six civilians according to multiple sources.
Several sources reported that of the six civilians injured, one was in a serious condition. This seriously injured male victim was named by multiple sources as 69 year old Ali Khalil Abu Jarad.
A lower casualty toll was provided by @SafaPs, which reported that three people were injured, citing a medical source.
Several sources claimed that one civilian had died in the strike, some naming the killed victim as Mr. Jarad. However, two later reports stated that Mr. Jarad was receiving surgery in the hospital’s intensive care unit; whilst one source reported that he had subsequently safely left the intensive care unit.
It was reported that the strike hit directly above the heads of the occupants, and that they were given no prior warning of the attack.
The incident occured at approximately 5:00 pm local time.
- Ali Khalil Abu Jarad 69 years old male injured
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Reports of the incident mention the town of Izbat Beit Hanoun (عزبة بيت حانون), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.547333, 34.522478. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.