Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident date

October 9, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0056

LOCATION

بيت لاهيا, Beit Lahia, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On the evening of October 9th, 2023, up to 15 members of the al-Madhoun family, including two women and eleven children, were killed as a result of an alleged Israeli airstrike on the al-Madhoun family home located behind the Golden Hall in the Americana area west to the town of Beit Lahyia in the northern

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
15
(11 children1–2 women2 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
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
7
Geolocation
Town
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Incident date

October 12, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0091

LOCATION

خان يونس, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

On October 12th 2023, six members of the Abu Arram family, including four children and one woman, were reportedly killed by an alleged Israeli airstrike on their family home in Khan Yunis, located in the Gaza Strip. Father Mahmoud Dhaif Allah Abu Arram, and his wife, Doaa Ibrahim Abu Jazar and four of their children

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
6
(4 children1 woman1 man)
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
6 named, 1 familiy identified
Geolocation
City
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Incident date

October 9, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0060

LOCATION

قرب المسجد الكبير, Vicinity of the Grand Mosque, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

On October 9th, 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike hit an area near the Grand Mosque in central Khan Yunis, in the southern Gaza strip, and an old municipality building in its vicinity, injuring civilians and reportedly killing a number of others. Wafa news reports that the Grand Mosque, which is one of the most important

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Religious Institution
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
2
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
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

October 11, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0120

LOCATION

قرب مسجد عبد الله بن رواحة, Vicinity of Abdullah bin Rawaha mosque, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

Injuries were reported after an alleged Israeli airstrike on a residence in the Ma’an area, southeast of Khan Younis, on October 11th, 2023. Though the number of individuals injured was not confirmed by sources, a post on Facebook reported them to be “several”, which has therefore been quantified as 2 per Airwars methodology. The house

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Single source claim
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Religious Institution, 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
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

October 10, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0081

LOCATION

الشيخ رضوان, Sheikh Radwan neighbourhood, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 10, 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike killed 20 identified civilians, including four women and at least ten children, and wounded dozens of civilians who stayed at the Al Naffar family’s house on Al-Sahaba Street in the Sheikh Radwan neighbourhood of Gaza city. Fifteen victims of the attack belonged to the extended Al Naffar

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
20 – 21
(10–11 children4 women6 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
24 named, 2 families identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
4
Geolocation
Neighbourhood/area
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Incident date

October 11, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0118

LOCATION

زنون, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

During the evening of Wednesday, October 11, 2023, eight civilians belonging to two different families, including six children and one woman, were killed in an alleged Israeli airstrike on the Zanoun and al-Ajez family houses located in the city of Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip. A Watan correspondent reported that three residential apartments in

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
8
(6 children1 woman1 man)
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
Suspected target
Palestinian Forces
Named victims
8 named, 2 families identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
8
Geolocation
City
Belligerents reported killed
1
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Incident date

October 9, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0067

LOCATION

مسجد القبة, Vicinity of Al Qubba Mosque, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

During the evening of Monday, October 9th, 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike struck the three-story Qannan family home located near the Al-Qubba Mosque in the Al-Mawasi area of the town of Khan Yunis, Gaza strip, killing up to 10 members of the family, including five children and three women, one of whom was pregnant. According

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
8 – 10
(5 children3 women2–3 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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
10 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
9
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

October 11, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0122

LOCATION

خان يونس, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

On 11th of October, 2023, a 13 year-old girl Dima Hatem Maher Al-Qudra was killed in an alleged Israeli airstrike on the house of Hatem Al-Qudra located in the town of Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip. The strike was also reported to have injured at least 60 civilians and damaged homes within the surrounding

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
(1 child)
Civilians reported injured
60–61
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
1 named
Names matched with MoH IDs
1
Geolocation
City
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Incident date

October 11, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0124a

LOCATION

خان يونس, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

On Wednesday, October 11th 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike hit the Abu Shab family house in the town of Khan Yunis, killing eight family members, including five women and three children, and injuring up to 15 other civilians. The owner of the house, Omar Abu Shab Abu Rifaat, was severely injured and remained in intensive

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
8
(3 children5 women)
Civilians reported injured
15
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
9 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
5
Geolocation
City
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Incident date

October 11, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0108

LOCATION

شوكة, Al Shouka, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

On October 11th 2023, an alleged airstrike/artillery strike by the Israeli military on the Fojo family house located in the Al-Shouka area, east of Rafah city in the Gaza Strip reportedly killed at least one civilian, 21-year old Osama Hani Youssef Fojo. Human rights organisation Al Mezan noted that the Fojo family house was one

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
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
1
(1 man)
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
1 named
Names matched with MoH IDs
1
Geolocation
Village
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Incident date

October 12, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0166

LOCATION

قرب مسجد عمر بن الخطاب, Vicinity of Omar bin Al Khattab Mosque, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

At dawn on Friday, October 12th 2023, four civilians were reportedly killed and a number of civilians injured in an alleged Israeli airstrike on the Sobeih family home located near the Omar bin Al-Khattab Mosque in the al-Dahdouh area in Tal al-Hawa, west of Gaza city in the Gaza Strip. Further details about the identity

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
4
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.
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

October 12, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0109

LOCATION

معن, Ma'an, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

In the early hours of October 12th 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike hit the Al Bashiti family house in the Ma’an area, east of Khan Younis city, in the southern Gaza strip, killing nine members of Al Bashiti family, including two women and six children. Ahmad Albashti, assumed to be a relative of the family,

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
9
(6 children2 women1 man)
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
9 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
7
Geolocation
Neighbourhood/area
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Incident date

October 12, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0156

LOCATION

بالقرب من مدرسة الفلاح, Vicinity of Al Falah school, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 12th 2023, a house belonging to the Al-Balaawi family in the Al-Zaytoun neighbourhood in southern Gaza City was hit by an alleged Israeli airstrike reportedly killing at least nine civilians and injuring an unknown number of others. Facebook posts from family members of the deceased identify Souad Abdullah Abu Jahl, her daughter Fedaa Al-Balaawi,

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Religious Institution, Residential building, School
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
9 – 13
(3–4 children4 women1 man)
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
6 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
4
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

October 11, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0116b

LOCATION

الزيتون, Al Zeitoun, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On 11 October 2023 at around dawn, two members of the Tafish family were reportedly killed in an alleged Israeli airstrike in the Al-Zaytoun neighbourhood, located in the Gaza Strip. Nadiya Mahmoud Tafish and her son, Ali Tayseer Al-Rantisi, were both killed in the strike, according to several Facebook posts from relatives, Hazem Tafish and

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
2
(1 woman1 man)
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
2 named
Geolocation
Neighbourhood/area
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Incident date

October 12, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0159

LOCATION

بالقرب مدرسة أحمد الشقيري, Vicinity of Ahmed Al Shuqairi School, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 12th, 2023, two people were reported killed and at least two others injured in an alleged Israeli airstrike on the area of the Ahmed Al-Shuqairi school in the northern Gaza strip. Several media outlets reported the airstrike including Shehab Agency, Alkofiyta.tv, Snd News Agency, Al-Nour Radio and Camera Press. Shehab Agency stated that the

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
School
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
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
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

October 11, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0124

LOCATION

خان يونس, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

At least 11 people from Al-Agha family were killed, including four children and two women, and at least 15 others were wounded after an alleged Israeli airstrike hit two family homes, the al-Agha and Abu Shab residences, in the Khan Younis area of the Gaza Strip on October 11th, 2023. Though not all victims have

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
11
(4 children2 women5 men)
Civilians reported injured
15
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
11 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
10
Geolocation
City
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Incident date

October 12, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0162

LOCATION

حي الزيتون, Al Zeitoun neighborhood, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Around 21:00 on 12th October, 2023, various news media reported the same information that a car was bombed by an alleged Israeli aircraft near the new slaughterhouse in the Zaytoun neighborhood in Gaza City, with two people sustaining injuries. The victims have not been identified. As there were few sources with unique information, this incident

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Single source claim
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
Weak
Single source claim, though sometimes featuring significant information.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Geolocation
Neighbourhood/area
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Incident date

October 10, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0077

LOCATION

بئر النعجة, Bir Al Najah, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Journalist Salam Khalil Mayma/Mima (33 years old), along with her husband Muhammad al-Masry, their two sons Hadi al-Masry (7 years old) and Ali al-Masry (five years old), and their daughter Sham al-Masry (2 years old) were reportedly killed on October 10th 2023 in an alleged Israeli airstrike on their home in Al Na’ja, situated in

Summary

First published
November 1, 2023
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
4 – 5
(2–3 children1 woman1 man)
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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
5 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
3
Geolocation
Neighbourhood/area
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Incident date

October 10, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0102k

LOCATION

جباليا, Jabalia, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 10th, 2023, two civilians, including a child, were killed after alleged Israeli warplanes struck a residential building in the Jabalia refugee Camp. Hisam Mohammed Al Amsi posted on Facebook that his nephew Ahmed Ayman Al-Amsi was reportedly killed in the airstrike. Defense for Children International (DCI) Palestine later added that Ahmed Ayman Al-Amsi

Summary

First published
November 1, 2023
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
(1 child1 man)
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
2 named
Names matched with MoH IDs
2
Geolocation
Town
View Incident

Incident date

October 22, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0473

LOCATION

عائلة جود, Joudeh family homes, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

At least 52 identified civilians, including at least 15 women and 22 children, and up to 68 civilians were reportedly killed in alleged Israeli airstrikes on two four-story buildings, one belonging to Ibrahim R Joudeh and another to his brother Khalil Joudeh, in Deir Al Balah in the middle of the Gaza Strip at the

Summary

First published
October 22, 2023
Last updated
June 6, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
52 – 68
(22–25 children15–18 women12 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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
53 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
29
Geolocation
Town
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Incident date

October 22, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0487

LOCATION

بلوك 4 ,البريج , Block 4, Al Bureij, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

In the early morning of Sunday October 22nd 2023, at least 11 civilians – including at least one woman and seven children – were killed after an alleged Israeli airstrike on the family home of Fayek Muhammad Awadallah and Nasser Muhammed Awadallah in Block 4 of the Bureij Camp, in the Gaza Strip. 53-year old

Summary

First published
October 22, 2023
Last updated
June 7, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
IDP or refugee camp, Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
11
(7 children1 woman1 man)
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
11 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
9
Geolocation
Town
View Incident

Incident date

October 22, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0477

LOCATION

قرب مسجد الفلاح ,المغازي, Vicinity of Al Falah mosque, Al Maghazi, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

In the early morning hours of Sunday, October 22nd, 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike hit the al-Abadla’s family home, located near the al-Falah Mosque, in al-Maghazi Camp, central Gaza Strip, allegedly killing four civilians across three generations and injuring several others, according to multiple sources. Among those killed in the deadly strike were Umm Raafat

Summary

First published
October 22, 2023
Last updated
May 31, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
IDP or refugee camp, Religious Institution, Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
4
(1 child1 woman2 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
4 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
3
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

October 22, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0479

LOCATION

بئر النعجة, Bir Al Na’jah, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

An alleged bombing by the Israeli military on the house of the Nabhan family located in Bir al-Naja on Sunday, October 22nd 2023, led to injuries among civilians. Safa News reported this incident coupled with three social media posts containing similar information. Multiple reports describe injuries at the scene, but no other identifying factors have

Summary

First published
October 22, 2023
Last updated
June 6, 2024
Strike status
Single source claim
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
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
Geolocation
Neighbourhood/area
View Incident

Incident date

October 22, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0481

LOCATION

الزوايدة, Al Zawaida, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

On Sunday, October 22nd 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike hit the home of the al-Derawi family killing at least 26 people across three generations in the Al-Zawaida neighbourhood, in the central Gaza Strip. The victims ages ranged from 63 years-old to just one year old. Though injuries were mentioned by sources, no specific numbers have

Summary

First published
October 22, 2023
Last updated
June 7, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
26
(11–12 children9–10 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
Food
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
26 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
15
Geolocation
Town
View Incident

Incident date

October 21, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0448b

LOCATION

قريب من مسجد الديراوي, Vicinity of Al Derawi Mosque, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

On October 21, 2023, a 49 year-old man named Basil Hassan Kamel Abu Shamala, also known as Abu Hassan, was killed by an alleged Israeli bombing near Al Derawi Mosque in Deir Al Balah, Gaza Strip. That day, his daughter, Bushra, confirmed his death on Facebook. Many of Abu Shamala’s relatives mourned his death in

Summary

First published
October 21, 2023
Last updated
June 6, 2024
Strike status
Single source claim
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian infrastructure
Religious Institution
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1
(1 man)
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
1 named
Names matched with MoH IDs
1
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

October 18, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0348

LOCATION

بيت لاهيا, Beit Lahia, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 1:38pm on Wednesday October 18th 2023, seven identified members of the Abu Jalhoum family, including a mother with her five children, were killed and seven others were reportedly injured when an alleged Israeli airstrike hit their home in Beit Lahia in the northern Gaza Strip. At 1:38 PM the Palestinian News Agency Safa

Summary

First published
October 18, 2023
Last updated
June 6, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
7
(5 children1 woman1 man)
Civilians reported injured
7
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
7 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
5
Geolocation
Town
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Incident date

September 6, 2023

Incident Code

USSOM403

LOCATION

Oodweyn, Mudug, Somalia

Up to seven civilians, including up to five children and a woman, were killed and up to five others, including children, were injured during an operation that has been declared by the Somali government. The US has denied directly participating in the operation despite accusations of US drone/air strikes, while the Somali government has denied

Summary

First published
September 6, 2023
Last updated
September 19, 2023
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Airstrike, Drone Strike, Ground operation
Civilian infrastructure
Agriculture
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1 – 7
(3–5 children1 woman)
Civilians reported injured
1–5
Causes of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions, Planted explosives and unexploded ordnance (UXO)
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerents
US Forces, Somali Military Forces
Suspected target
Al-Shabaab
Named victims
6 named, 1 familiy identified
Geolocation
Village
Belligerents reported killed
2–3
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Incident date

April 29, 2023

Incident Code

ISSY033

LOCATION

حمص, Homs, Syria

On April 29th 2023 the Israeli military reportedly launched missiles which Syrian air defence systems reportedly shot down around 12:55 am in the city of Homs, Syria. There were discrepancies in the accounts of the incident, with some sources reported that three civilians were injured while other reported that four Syrian soldiers were injured. Local

Summary

First published
April 29, 2023
Last updated
August 15, 2023
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian infrastructure
Gas facility
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
Unknown
Civilians reported injured
0–3
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 belligerent
Israeli Military
Suspected target
Hezbollah
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
Belligerents reported injured
0–4
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Incident date

April 24, 2023

Incident Code

TS591

LOCATION

عين العبد, Ain Al Abd, Al Hassakah, Syria

Two young girls and a boy were killed and two other children were injured, all of which were from the same family, by alleged Turkish shelling of the village of Ain al-Abd on April 24, 2023. Hawar News reported that two young sisters were killed and two young brothers and a sister were injured by

Summary

First published
April 24, 2023
Last updated
August 7, 2023
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
3
(3 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
Turkish Military
Named victims
5 named, 1 familiy identified
Geolocation
Village
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Incident date

April 4, 2023

Incident Code

ISSY032

LOCATION

الكسوة, Al Kisswa, Damascus, Syria

On April 4th, 2023 at 12:15am, an airstrike either launched by Israeli forces or an air defense missile launched by the Syrian regime hit a glass factory in Al-Kisswa, south of Damascus, in Rif Dimashq, resulting in the death of up to two civilians. Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA), a Syrian regime-controlled news source, reported

Summary

First published
April 4, 2023
Last updated
August 15, 2023
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Airstrike and/or Artillery
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
1 – 2
(1 man)
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, Syrian Regime
Suspected target
Hezbollah
Named victims
1 named
Geolocation
City
Belligerents reported killed
0–1
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