Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

PALIS013

Incident date

May 12, 2021

Location

تل أبيب, Tel Aviv, Israel

Geolocation

32.066667, 34.783333 Note: The accuracy of this location is to City level. Continue to map

Geolocation accuracy

City

Airwars assessment

A man in his 80’s collapsed during a rocket attack allegedly fired from Gaza in Tel Aviv on May 12th 2021, according to local reports. Reports are conflicted as to whether or not the man died as a result of the attack.

The Times of Israel reported that the man collapsed due to an apparent heart attack while making his way to a bomb shelter.

Anna Ahronheim, a journalist with Jerusalem Post, said the man died as a result of the incident, while Emanuel Fabian, an editor with the Times of Israel, said that medics who worked on the man informed him he was, “alive and breathing after resuscitation.”

No further information was provided as to the identity of the man.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Palestinian Militants

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

  • Missiles being launched from Gaza to Israel (Image posted by @TRTArabi)

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the city of Tel Aviv (תל אביב), for which the generic coordinates are:32.066667, 34.783333. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Palestinian Militants Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Palestinian Militants
  • Palestinian Militants position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Artillery
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Airwars civilian harm grading
    Fair
    Reported by two or more credible sources, with likely or confirmed near actions by a belligerent.
  • Suspected attacker
    Palestinian Militants

Sources (8) [ collapse]