Israel and Gaza 2023

Satellite imagery, screenshot from Google Earth, October 2023

Belligerent
Israeli Military
Country
the Gaza Strip
start date
end date
Civilian Harm Status
Belligerent Assessment
Declassified Documents
Infrastructure

Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0578

LOCATION

منزل قرب دوار السنية وسط خان يونس, Atem/Atim family house near the Sunniyya roundabout and Shabir bakery in the centre of Khan Yunis, Gaza Strip, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 12:23 AM on Tuesday, October 24th, 2023, at least eight civilians were reportedly killed and a number of civilians were injured in the bombardment of a residential house of the Atim/Atem family located near the Sunniyya roundabout and Shabir bakery in the centre of Khan Yunis, Gaza Strip. According to Safa PS, the

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
8 – 9
Civilians reported injured
2
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerents
Israeli Military, Palestinian Militants
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Incident date

December 12, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT1697b

LOCATION

منزل ابو اسلام ابو لبدة في بني سهيلة شرق خان يونس, House of Abu Islam Abu Lubda in Bani Suhila, east of Khan Yunis, Gaza Strip, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

On Tuesday, December 12th 2023, seven members of the Abu Libdeh family were reported missing. According to messages posted on social media, the family had been besieged in their home since December 4th, when the IDF entered the area of Bani Suhaila, east of Khan Younis. Three bodies – believed to be those of Duwaila

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Ground operation
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
3 – 7
(3–5 women0–2 men)
Causes of injury / death
Denial of access to/destruction of objects indispensable to survival, Heavy weapons and explosive munitions, Small arms and light weapons
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Impact
Education,Healthcare
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
3 named, 1 familiy identified
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Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0579

LOCATION

منزل في منطقة الكتيبة بخان يونس, Al-Ghamri family house in the Al-Katiba area in Khan Yunis, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

On Tuesday October 24th 2023, the Al-Ghamri family house in the Al-Katiba area in Khan Yunis, Gaza Strip was hit in an alleged Israeli strike, killing up to five civilians and injuring up to ten civilians. Initially, Safa News reported just after midnight that two civilians were killed and a number of civilians were injured

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
5
Civilians reported injured
2–10
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
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Incident date

October 15, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0222a

LOCATION

مدرسة أبو زيتون, Abu Zeitoun school, Jabalia, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Injuries resulted from an alleged Israeli airstrike on a school near Abu Zatoun in Jabalia refugee camp on October 15, 2023. A Facebook post from Al Watan Voice quoted Al-Aqsa Radio which reported that “aircraft target a school near Abu Zatoun in the Jabalia camp, north of the Gaza Strip, and a number of injuries

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Single source claim
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
IDP or refugee camp, School
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
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 belligerent
Israeli Military
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Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0583b

LOCATION

الزوايدة, al-Zawaideh, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

22-year-old Palestinian journalist, Nafez, was reported to have buried 32 members of his family who were killed in an alleged Israeli airstrike on Tuesday the 24th of October 2023 in the al-Zawaideh neighborhood of Deir al-Balah. According to reports from New Arab News, Nafez had fled Gaza City along with his wife and children in

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Single source claim
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
32
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Weak
Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
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Incident date

October 19, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0384

LOCATION

منزل لعائلة "الهسي" في جباليا النزلة شمال القطاع, Home of the Al-Hassi Family, Jabalia Al-Nazla, North Gaza, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 12:10 PM on Thursday, October 19th 2023, at least 14 civilians, including five women and four children, were killed in an alleged Israeli airstrike on the Al-Hassi (Al-Hussi) family home belonging to the pharmacist Samir Al-Hassi in Jabalia Al-Nazla in the northern Gaza Strip. A large number of injuries were also reported across

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
IDP or refugee camp, Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
14
(4–5 children5 women4–5 men)
Civilians reported injured
12–24
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Impact
Healthcare
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
15 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
11
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Incident date

December 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT1923

LOCATION

مخيم المغازي, Al-Maghazi camp, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

Israeli airstrikes killed as many as 106 civilians in a series of attacks on the Al Maghazi camp on December 24th, 2023. The Israeli military which acknowledged the attack, claiming that it was targeting Hamas operatives. Israeli forces admitted to the “unintended” harm to civilians, due to “mistakenly” having hit adjacent structures. Military officials also

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 16, 2024
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
IDP or refugee camp
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
67 – 106
(9–25 children7–14 women10–20 men)
Civilians reported injured
12–24
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Confirmed
A specific belligerent has accepted responsibility for civilian harm.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
50 named, 2 families identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
24
Geolocation
Exact location (via Airwars)
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Incident date

October 19, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0385

LOCATION

منزل جميلة الشنطي في القطاع, Home of Jamila Al-Shanti, the Gaza Strip, the Gaza Strip

At dawn on Thursday, October 19th 2023, multiple sources reported the death of Dr. Jamila Abdullah Taha Al-Shanti, a 66-year-old (according to some sources, 68-year-old) member of the Palestinian Legislative Council, as a result of an alleged Israeli airstrike on her home in the Gaza Strip. The exact location of the strike is unknown. Osama

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1 – 3
(1 woman)
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Impact
Education
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
1 named
Names matched with MoH IDs
1
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Incident date

October 19, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0377

LOCATION

منزل عائلة النبيه في شارع الثلاثيني, Al-Nabih family house on Al Thalatheini street, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 9:46 PM on Thursday, October 19th 2023, a number of civilians were injured as a result of an alleged Israeli airstrike on the Al-Nabih family house on al-Thalatheini Street in Gaza City, Gaza Strip. At 9:46 PM on October 19, the Palestinian Press Agency (Safa PS) reported “injuries as a result of [Israeli]

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
2
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
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Incident date

October 19, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0371

LOCATION

منزل عائلة أبو عودة خلف سوق حي الأمل, Abu Odeh family home behind the Al-Amal neighborhood market, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 3:10 PM on Thursday, October 19, 2023, the Abu Odeh (Abu Aouda) family home located by the Al-Mustafa stadium behind the Al-Amal neighbourhood market in Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, was destroyed in an alleged Israeli airstrike. One source, @Hamzaalnamla1, in a post on X/Twitter described the strike as occurring in the Japanese neighbourhood

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
18
(11 children5 women2 men)
Civilians reported injured
45
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
19 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
14
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Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0570

LOCATION

منزل لعائلة مقداد وسط رفح, Miqdad family home at the Al-Dukhani roundabout in the Shaboura camp, Central Rafah, Gaza Strip, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 7:56 PM on Tuesday, October 24th 2023, one man was reportedly killed and up to four civilians, including a child, were injured in an alleged Israeli airstrike on the Miqdad family home at the Al-Dukhani roundabout in the Shaboura refugee camp of central Rafah, as reported by Safa News Agency and various other

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
IDP or refugee camp, Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
(1 man)
Civilians reported injured
4
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
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Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0548

LOCATION

عائلة ساق الله لمحافظة خان يونس, Al-Butta family homes in Khan Yunis Governorate, Gaza Strip, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

At dawn on October 24th, 17 civilians across three generations of the same family were killed and a number of others were injured when an alleged Israeli airstrike hit the home of the Al-Batta family near al-Salam Mosque in the town of al-Qarara in Khan Younis. Those killed were members of the Saqallah family, who

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
17
(6–9 children1 woman7–10 men)
Civilians reported injured
2
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
17 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
14
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Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0571

LOCATION

منزل لعائلة اللحام في منطقة حي المنارة بخان يونس, Al-Lahham family in the Al-Manara neighborhood in Khan Younis, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

A civilian woman was killed and three civilians were reportedly injured when the Al-Lahham family home in the Al-Manara neighborhood east of Khan Yunis, Gaza Strip, was struck on Tuesday, 24th of October 2023 at 7:36 PM. According to Safa News and Basema Alfarra’s Facebook post, the bombardment resulted in one civilian death and three

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
(1 woman)
Civilians reported injured
3
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerents
Palestinian Militants, Israeli Military
Named victims
1 named
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Incident date

October 22, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0474

LOCATION

رفح, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 11:40 PM on Sunday October 22nd 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike hit the Dahleez family home in the Hashashin area, west of Rafah in the Gaza strip, killing up to 15 members of the Dahleez family. Airwars was able to identify 13 family members by name, including at least three women and four

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Single source claim
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
13 – 15
(4 children3 women5 men)
Civilians reported injured
12–24
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
14 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
11
Geolocation
City
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Incident date

October 19, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0379

LOCATION

منزلاً لعائلة "الأسطل", al-Astal family home, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 6.50am on Thursday, October 19th 2023, five people, including two women, were killed and one other was injured in an alleged Israeli airstrike on the al-Astal family home in Khan Yunis, Gaza Strip. 55-year-old Yusra Hamdan and her 17-year-old son, Abdel Rahman Muhammad Ahmad al-Astal were killed, along with 58-year-old Suleiman Muhammad Suleiman al-Astal and his

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
IDP or refugee camp, Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
5
(1 child2 women2 men)
Civilians reported injured
1
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Impact
Education
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
5 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
4
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Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0572

LOCATION

البريج, Bureij, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 6:11 PM on Tuesday, October 24, 2023, at least three civilians were killed as a result of bombing on the Maghari family home in the Bureij refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip. Safa News Agency, along with Guevara Gaza Media and Quads_Feed, reported that “three martyrs were recovered from under the rubble

Summary

First published
July 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Contested strike
Civilian infrastructure
IDP or refugee camp
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
3
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerents
Israeli Military, Palestinian Militants
Geolocation
Town
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Incident date

October 25, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0596

LOCATION

عبسان الكبيرة, Abasan al Kabira, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

Six people were reportedly killed on October 25th 2023, when an alleged Israeli airstrike hit a group of farmers in Abasan Al-Kabira to the east of Khan Yunis. Four of the people who died in the attack were from the Abu Mustafa family: 39-year old Adel Ibrahim Abu Mustafa, 35-year old Muhammad Salim Abu Mustafa, 25-year

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Agriculture
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
6 – 9
(6 men)
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Impact
Food
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
6 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
6
Geolocation
Town
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Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0550

LOCATION

منزل عائلة زعرب غرب رفح, home of Zorob family, west of Rafah, Gaza strip, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

During the afternoon of Tuesday, October 24th 2023, 16 people were reportedly killed and 16 others were injured as a result of an alleged Israeli bombing on the home of the Zorob family, near Al-Aqsa station, west of Rafah, Gaza Strip. In multiple posts on social media, family members reported the names of 16 individuals

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
16
(9–12 children2–5 women2 men)
Civilians reported injured
16
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Impact
Education
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
16 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
11
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Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0568

LOCATION

منزل د.كمال خطاب مدير مستشفى الدرة للأطفال, Home of Dr. Kamal Khattab, Director of Al-Durrah Children’s Hospital, Gaza strip, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 7:34pm on Tuesday, October 24th 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike hit the home of Dr. Kamal Khattab, the director of Al-Durrah Children’s Hospital in the Gaza Strip and a former director of Al-Aqsa Hospital, located in Deir al-Balah, reportedly killing at least eight members of his family, including at least four children and

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
8
(4 children3 women1 man)
Civilians reported injured
12–24
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Impact
Healthcare
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
9 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
4
Geolocation
City
View Incident

Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0551

LOCATION

منزل عائلة عبد النبي في شمال القطاع, Abdel Nabi family’s house in the northern Gaza Strip, the Gaza Strip

On October 24th, 2023 it was reported that two civilians were killed and a number of others were injured by a bombing of the Abdel Nabi family home in the Northern Gaza strip, Gaza. No names were included within the reporting. The only detail on the identity of some of the casualties was Shadi abd

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
2
Civilians reported injured
2
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
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Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0553

LOCATION

القرارة, Al Qarara, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

On October 24th 2023, injuries were reported as a result of an alleged Israeli airstrike on the home of the Al-Aymawi family in the Al-Qarara neighbourhood of Khan Yunis. Shehab News Agency posted on Twitter/X about the attack, reporting injuries, and attributing the strike to Israeli aircraft. A second source, @K_a_p_s_o_l_a, also posted on Twitter/X

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Single source claim
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
2
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Geolocation
Town
View Incident

Incident date

October 29, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0698

LOCATION

منزل عائلة جمعة بمنطقة الصفطاوي شمال القطاع, Juma’a family home near the Al-Saftawi roundabout, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 29th 2023, at least 34 members of the Juma’a family were killed, including at least seven children and five women, and more than 27 others were injured by an alleged Israeli airstrike on their home near the Al-Saftawi roundabout in the northern Gaza Strip. On October 29th, Shehab News reported “a number of

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
34
(7–10 children5–9 women12–13 men)
Civilians reported injured
28
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
38 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
22
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Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0556

LOCATION

منزل لعائلة النواجحة في حي الأمل بخانيونس, Al-Amal neighborhood in Khan Younis, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

On Tuesday, October 24th, 2023, an Israeli aircraft allegedly bombed a house for the Al-Nawajah family in the Al-Amal neighbourhood in Khan Yunis. According to reports, three civilians were killed, and between 10 and 16 others were injured in the attack. No further information regarding identification has been made public. The house, across the street

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
3
Civilians reported injured
10–16
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
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Incident date

October 11, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0134b

LOCATION

منزل عائلة الكرد في منطقة الهكار بدير البلح, Home of the al-Kurd family , in the Al-Hakar area in Deir al-Balah, Central Gaza Strip, the Gaza Strip

On the morning of Wednesday, October 11th 2023, at least 14 civilian members of the Al-Kurd family, including five women and six children, were killed and at least 16 family members were injured in an alleged Israeli airstrike on the Al-Kurd family house located in the Al-Hakar area in the city of Deir al-Balah in

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
14
(6 children5 women3 men)
Civilians reported injured
16
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
31 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
8
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Incident date

October 29, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0699

LOCATION

منزل عائلة جمعة بمنطقة الصفطاوي شمال القطاع, Juma’a family home in the Al-Saftawi area, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 29th 2023, at least one civil defense personnel was injured in an alleged “double-tap” Israeli airstrike during a rescue operation at the site of another alleged Israeli airstrike that had taken place earlier that day – the Juma’a family home near the Al-Saftawi roundabout in the northern Gaza Strip (assessed in ISPT0698). At

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
1–3
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Impact
Healthcare
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
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Incident date

October 19, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0386

LOCATION

برج 1 وبرج2  في مجمع أبراج الزهراء, Tower 1, Tower 2  and Tower 3 in the al-Zahra Towers in Madinat al-Zahra, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 7:22am on Thursday, October 19th 2023, at least three residential towers in the Al-Zahraa complex in Madinat al-Zahra, south of Gaza City, were destroyed in alleged Israeli airstrikes, causing injuries amongst civilians. Sources reported significant damage to civilian infrastructure. At 6:55 AM local time on October 19th the Palestinian Press Agency (Safa) reported

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
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 belligerent
Israeli Military
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Incident date

October 19, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0389

LOCATION

منزل عائلة ضهير برفح, Dhair family home in Rafah, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

Around dawn on Thursday, October 19th 2023, the home of the Dhair family in Musabah area, near the Khirbet Al-Adas junction, north of Rafah, the Gaza Strip, was allegedly bombed by Israeli military aircraft, resulting in at least 19 civilian fatalities, and injuring a number of others, including one victim who was seriously injured. 69-year-old

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
19 – 23
(7 children6 women5 men)
Civilians reported injured
2
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Impact
Education
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
19 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
16
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Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0558

LOCATION

منزل لعائلة مخيمر غرب رفح جنوبي القطاع, Mukhaimer family home, Tal Al-Sultan area, west of Rafah, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 1:48 AM on October 24th 2023, 21 members of the Mukhaimer family, including at least eight women and one child, were killed and at least several family members, including an infant, were injured in an alleged Israeli airstrike on their home located in the Tal Al-Sultan area, west of Rafah, in the southern

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
21
(1–2 children8–9 women11 men)
Civilians reported injured
2
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Impact
Education
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
22 named, 3 families identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
17
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Incident date

October 13, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0178

LOCATION

عائلة الخياط, Al-Khayyat family house in Al-Jeneina neighborhood in Rafah, Gaza Strip, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 8:56 AM on Friday, October 13th 2023, three houses, among them a house of the Al-Khayyat family, located in the Al-Jeneina neighborhood of Rafah, Gaza Strip, were destroyed in an alleged Israeli airstrike, killing at least 16 civilians, including four women, eight children, and an infant boy, and injuring a number of others.

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
16 – 18
(9 children4 women3 men)
Civilians reported injured
2
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Impact
Education,Healthcare
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
17 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
15
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Incident date

October 19, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0392e

LOCATION

عمارة النمنم بمخيم النصيرات وسط قطاع غزة, Al-Namnam building in the Nuseirat camp in the central Gaza Strip, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

On October 19th 2023, an infant and a 14-year old boy were reportedly killed in an alleged Israeli airstrike on an apartment in the al-Namnam building located on Faraj Allah Street in the Nuseirat refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip. According to some sources, other civilians were injured in the strike. The names of

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
IDP or refugee camp, Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
2
(2 children)
Civilians reported injured
2
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Fair
Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
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