Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident Code

ISPT0029

Incident date

October 8, 2023

Location

بيت حانون, Beit Hanoun, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.538477, 34.536837 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On October 8, 2023, two paramedics were injured by alleged Israeli strikes in Beit Hanoun area, North of Gaza.

The Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) identified the two wounded paramedics as Mahmoud Yusri Al-Masry and Nour El-Din Hassan Mansour, both PRCS members. The same source reported the strike at 15:40 exactly, in North Gaza, adding that the victims were working due to previous bombing in the area when the incident happened. PRCS claimed that the victims suffered from “bruises and suffocation”, and were taken to the hospital for treatment. @ShehabAgency indicated that dozens of injured “including paramedics” were taken the same day to the Indonesian hospital following “recent raids” in Beit Hanoun – though it did not give details on the name or identity of those wounded.

PRCS is the only source that attributed directly the strike to Israeli forces.

Due to the scale and urgency of Airwars’ assessment process, all images have been automatically uploaded to each assessment with the graphic filter applied to protect users. We have also included all images identified from the sources, which may also include any imagery of combatants.

The incident occured at 15:40:00 local time.

The victims were named as:

Mahmoud Yusri Al-Masry محمود يسري المصري
Adult male injured
Nour El-Din Hassan Mansour نور الدين حسان منصور
Adult male injured

Summary

  • 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
    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 attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Media
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    Source: @ShehabAgency
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    Source: @ShehabAgency
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    Source: @ShehabAgency
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    Source: @ShehabAgency
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    Source: PRCS Gaza
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    Source: PRCS Gaza

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the town of Beit Hanoun ( بيت حانون), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.538477, 34.536837. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Israeli Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Israeli Military
  • Israeli Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • 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
    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 attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (2) [ collapse]

Incident Code

ISPT00013

Incident date

October 7, 2023

Location

مجمع ناصر الطبي, Nasser medical complex, Khan Yunis, the Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.347153, 34.292774 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On October 7, 2023, one journalist and a number of civilians – including paramedics and media crew – were reportedly injured by an alleged Israeli strike on a Ministry of Health ambulance close to the Nasser Medical Complex, Khan Younis, Gaza. The vehicle was reportedly severely damaged by the blast.

The journalist was identified by sources as 50 year-old Al-Ghad TV correspondent Ibrahim Qanan. Local sources indicated that he was injured while he was working to cover the events. @MOHMEDELHAMRAWY affirmed that their colleague Ibrahim received first aid treatment following his injury. The same source implied that he was wounded because “journalists in Palestine are considered fighters”. Local source claimed that despite his injuries, after being treated, he recounted “the details of how Israeli aircraft targeted an ambulance inside the Nasser Medical Complex”.

The media Al-Ghad added that “a number of crew members” were also injured following an Israeli bombing. PCHR also reported that this attack, conducted while the ambulance arrived at the Emergency services of the hospital, wounded “a number of citizens”, adding that among those were “paramedics”. Neither Al-Ghad nor PCHR provided the number or identity of the others wounded. PCHR claimed that the strike was conducted at approximately 12:30 and followed a first strike on another ambulance in the same area, which was reportedly conducted thirty minutes earlier.

Due to the scale and urgency of Airwars’ assessment process, all images have been automatically uploaded to each assessment with the graphic filter applied to protect users. We have also included all images identified from the sources, which may also include any imagery of combatants.

The incident occured at approximately 12:30 pm local time.

The victims were named as:

Ibrahim Qanan ابراهيم قنن
50 years old male injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian infrastructure
    Healthcare facility
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Media
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    Source: @MOHMEDELHAMRAWY
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    Source: @wafaabdelrahman
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Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the Nasser medical complex (مجمع ناصر الطبي) in Khan Yunis (خان يونس), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.347153, 34.292774. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Israeli Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Israeli Military
  • Israeli Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian infrastructure
    Healthcare facility
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    Unknown
  • Civilians reported injured
    5
  • 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 attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (5) [ collapse]

Incident Code

ISPT00012

Incident date

October 7, 2023

Location

مجمع ناصر الطبي, Nasser medical complex, Khan Yunis, the Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.347002, 34.292327 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Exact location (via Airwars) level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On October 7, 2023, a paramedic was reportedly killed and a number of civilians and paramedics injured by an alleged Israeli strike on an ambulance near Nasser Medical Complex, East of Khan Yunis.

Paramedic Marwan Abu Raida (54 years old), reportedly killed in the strike, was described by a social media source as a Khuza’a town resident, in Khan Younis.

All sources tracked attributed the strike to Israeli forces. Gaza Ministry of Health (MoH) accused Israeli forces of “directly targeting an ambulance in front of the emergency department at the Nasser Medical Complex in Khan Yunis, south of the Gaza Strip, which led to the injury of many health personnel and citizens”. @PalpostN reported that the Palestinian ambulance was transporting “injured people” to the healthcare facility.  Several sources reported a number of injury to “paramedics and citizens” but no source provided further information on the number or on the identity of the wounded. Pictures of a damaged MoH emergency ambulance were released by sources.

PCHR Gaza said the strike was conducted at 12:00 local time, and was followed 30 minutes later by a second Israeli bombing on another Gaza Ministry of Health ambulance close to Nasser Medical complex. This has been recorded as a separate incident coded as ISPT0013.

Where possible, names have been matched with the Palestinian Ministry of Health list of fatalities in Gaza released on October 26th, 2023.

Due to the scale and urgency of Airwars’ assessment process, all images have been automatically uploaded to each assessment with the graphic filter applied to protect users. We have also included all images identified from the sources, which may also include any imagery of combatants.

The incident occured at 12:00:00 local time.

The victims were named as:

Marwan Abu Raida مروان ابو ريدة
54 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 950602979

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian infrastructure
    Healthcare facility
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man1 healthcare_personnel)
  • 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.
  • Impact
    Healthcare
    Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Media
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    Source: @PalN
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    Source: @PalN
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    Source: @PalN
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    Source: @PalN
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    Source: Sadaa alshaarie
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    Source: Ahmad Qadih
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Geolocation notes (3) [ collapse]

Reports of the incident mention an ambulance struck in the vicinity of the Nasser medical complex (مجمع ناصر الطبي). Analysing audio-visual material from sources, we have narrowed the location down to the following exact coordinates: 31.347002, 34.292327.

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Israeli Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Israeli Military
  • Israeli Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian infrastructure
    Healthcare facility
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man1 healthcare_personnel)
  • 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.
  • Impact
    Healthcare
    Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (12) [ collapse]

Incident Code

ISPT0006

Incident date

October 7, 2023

Location

مستشفى الاندونيسي, Indonesian Hospital, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.535187, 34.509384 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On the evening of October 7th 2023, an ambulance was allegedly damaged by an Israeli airstrike, killing two paramedics and injuring two others at the Indonesian hospital located in Jabalia, Gaza Strip.

Both paramedics were identified as 39-year-old Tariq Muhammad Ashour and 33-year-old Mahmoud Samih Abu Mashaykh. It has been reported that two other paramedics were injured in the strike.

A report from Palestinian Center for Human Rights Gaza provided similar information alongside Facebook posts from friends of the paramedics paying tribute to the victims.

The Indonesian hospital was also attacked earlier the same day, allegedly by Israeli forces.

Where sources identified the belligerent, all sources attributed the strikes to Israeli forces. Both names were matched with the Ministry of Health list of names released on October 26th.

Due to the scale and urgency of Airwars’ assessment process, all images have been automatically uploaded to each assessment with the graphic filter applied to protect users. We have also included all images identified from the sources, which may also include any imagery of combatants.

The incident occured at 21:41:00 local time.

The victims were named as:

Tariq Muhammad Ashour طارق محمد عاشور
39 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 412619249
Mahmoud Samih Abu Mashaykh محمود سميح أبو مشايخ
33 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 802636217

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian infrastructure
    Healthcare facility
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men2 healthcare_personnel)
  • 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
    Healthcare
    Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Media
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    Source: Mahmoud Adel
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    Source: Mohammed Housam
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    Source: Mohammed Qasem
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    Source: Gazza 24
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    Source: Baraa Mohammed

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the Indonesian Hospital (مستشفى الاندونيسي), within Jabalia (جباليا), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.535187, 34.509384. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Israeli Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Israeli Military
  • Israeli Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian infrastructure
    Healthcare facility
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    2
  • (2 men2 healthcare_personnel)
  • 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
    Healthcare
    Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (10) [ collapse]

Incident Code

ISPT0001

Incident date

October 7, 2023

Location

رفح, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.296628, 34.244689 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Town level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On 7th October, 2023, a Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) paramedic Nazmi Abu Hadayed and PRCS volunteer Odeh Al-Kurdi from the Rafah Governorate EMS Center were injured by shrapnel as a result of an attack on an ambulance in Rafah. An ambulance driver, Mahmoud Hussein Othman, is reported missing by some sources, while others express condolences for his death.

Local source @ShehabAgency identified the strike as occurring near the Qurm Roundabout. This was the only source that attributed the responsibility for the incident to the Israeli forces.

Further details and time of the incident are unknown.

Due to the scale and urgency of Airwars’ assessment process, all images have been automatically uploaded to each assessment with the graphic filter applied to protect users. We have also included all images identified from the sources, which may also include any imagery of combatants.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Mahmoud Hussein Othman محمود حسين عثمان
Adult male killed
Nazmi Abu Hadayed نظمي أبو حدايد "أبو عدي
Adult male injured
Odeh Al-Kurdi عودة الكرد
Adult male injured

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian infrastructure
    Healthcare facility
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man1 healthcare_personnel)
  • 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
    Healthcare
    Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (9) [ collapse]

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    Source: @PalestineRCS
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    Source: @PalestineRCS
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    Source: @PalestineRCS
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    Source: Mohammed Al Bardoil
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    Source: Khan Yunis Ambulance Center
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    Source: Khan Yunis Ambulance Center
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    Source: Khan Yunis Ambulance Center
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    Source: Rafah offical page
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    Source: Rafah electronic

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the town of Rafah (رفح), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.296628, 34.244689. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Israeli Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Israeli Military
  • Israeli Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike and/or Artillery
  • Civilian infrastructure
    Healthcare facility
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1
  • (1 man1 healthcare_personnel)
  • 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
    Healthcare
    Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
  • Suspected attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (8) [ collapse]

Incident Code

ISPT0005

Incident date

October 7, 2023

Location

مستشفى الاندونيسي, Indonesian Hospital, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.535187, 34.509384 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On October 7th, 2023 an alleged Israeli strike reportedly hit the courtyard of the Indonesian Hospital in Jabalia, in Beit Lahia at 2:30 pm. Multiple sources reported that 67 year old Hosni Salha was killed when shrapnel hit him and Radio al-Zaitounia also alleged that his son Yousra Salha was also killed. An unknown number of people were reported injured, with some sources referring to “dozens” of injured including employees and patients. The hospital’s oxygen station was also damaged.

Yementdy, Wafa and other local media reported that Hosni Salha worked at the hospital. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, identified him as “Yousra Hosni Salha“, 67 year-old, and did not mention the victim’s son.

Local sources reported that “others” and “dozens” were injured in the incident, without quantifying how many, so Airwars has used the range 12-24 for injuries.

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) released a statement following the attack, adding that the Indonesian Hospital had been supported by MSF since 2021.

Multiple sources, including the Ministry of Health, alleged that Israeli aircrafts struck the hospital, while the Palestinian Center for Human Rights referred to the attack as a “missile shell.” This was the first of two incidents which occurred on the same day at the Indonesian Hospital.

Due to the scale and urgency of Airwars’ assessment process, all images have been automatically uploaded to each assessment with the graphic filter applied to protect users. We have also included all images identified from the sources, which may also include any imagery of combatants.

The incident occured at approximately 2:30 pm local time.

The victims were named as:

Family members (2)

Hosni Salha حسني صالحة
67 years old male killed
Yousra Salha سرى صالحة،
Child male son of Hosni Salha killed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian infrastructure
    Healthcare facility
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 healthcare_personnel)
  • 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 attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Media
from sources (1) [ collapse]

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    Source: @yementdy

Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the Indonesian Hospital (مستشفى الاندونيسي), within Jabalia (جباليا), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.535187, 34.509384. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Israeli Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Israeli Military
  • Israeli Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian infrastructure
    Healthcare facility
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    1 – 2
  • (1 healthcare_personnel)
  • 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 attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (11) [ collapse]

Incident Code

ISPT0010

Incident date

October 7, 2023

Location

محطة بنزين بهلول, Bahlul Petrol Station, Gaza , the Gaza Strip

Geolocation

31.537015, 34.462005 Note: The accuracy of this location is to Nearby landmark level. Continue to map

Airwars assessment

On the 7th of October, 2023 six members of the Shaaban family were reportedly killed after their family home in the Al-Nasr neighbourhood of Gaza city was bombed by Israeli airstrikes. Those killed in the attack were identified as Nazir Shaaban (36 years old), his wife Enas Shaaban (35 years old) and their four children: Omar Nazir Shaaban, Ghada Nazir Shaaban, Batoul Nazir Shaaban (7 years old) and Ahmed Nazir Shaaban (1 year old).

Facebook posts were also made by relatives of the Shaaban family, confirming the casualties. These included Abu Almeer Shabaan, the cousin of Nazir Shaaban and Eng-Fathi Shaban, uncle of Omar Nazir Shaaban. In connection to Nazir Shaaban’s work as a “medical and laboratory analysis specialist”, a statement of condolence was released on behalf of the leadership of the General Directorate of Military Medical Services. A similar statement was also released online by the Al-Shati Joint Primary School which two of Nazir Shaaban’s children had attended: “We also condole ourselves with the [death] of the good student Ghada Nazir Shaaban from the fifth grade and the good student Batoul Nazir Shaaban from the second grade”.

Al-Jazeera reported on the “touching scene of a young Palestinian who lost all his family members after Israeli fighters bombed the Abu Shaaban family home in Gaza City.” On the 9th of October Saleh Bey News also reported that (wider) family members had said on Facebook that the [Israeli] aircraft struck the house of Nazir Shawqi Shaaban without warning which led to the death of the entire family.

Additionally, the Al Mezan Center for Human Rights published a report on the 8th of October, calling for the United Nations Security Council “to intervene immediately to stop Israeli attacks on the Palestinian people”. The report made reference to the attack on the Shaaban family: “the Israeli attacks also targeted the home of the Shaaban family, resulting in the [death] of all family members: the father, mother, and their four children”.

Where possible, Airwars has matched names with the Palestinian Ministry of Health list of nearly 7000 victims’ names and ID numbers released on October 26th.

Where sources identified the belligerent, all sources attributed the strikes to Israeli forces.

Due to the scale and urgency of Airwars’ assessment process, all images have been automatically uploaded to each assessment with the graphic filter applied to protect users. We have also included all images identified from the sources, which may also include any imagery of combatants.

The local time of the incident is unknown.

The victims were named as:

Family members (6)

Nazir Shaaban نذير شعبان
36 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 801100769
Enas Shaaban ايناس شعبان
35 years old female killed Matched to MoH ID 801927047
Omar Nazir Shaaban عمر نذير شعبان
male killed
Ghada Nazir Shaaban غادة نذير شعبان
Child female killed
Batoul Nazir Shaaban بتول نذير شعبان
7 years old female killed Matched to MoH ID 437307911
Ahmed Nazir Shaaban احمد نذير شعبان
1 years old male killed Matched to MoH ID 444884985

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    6
  • (4 children1 woman1 man1 healthcare_personnel)
  • 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 attacker
    Israeli Military

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Media
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    Source: Medical services Facebook
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    Source: Saeed Sakir Facebook
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    Source: Saeed Sakir Facebook
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    Source: Saeed Sakir Facebook
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    Source: Dr Akram Al-Tahir facebook
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    Source: Abu Almeer Shabaan facebook
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    Source: Abu Almeer Shabaan facebook
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    Source: Abu Almeer Shabaan facebook
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    Source: Abu Almeer Shabaan facebook
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    Source: Abu Almeer Shabaan facebook
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    Source: Hiba Shabaan facebook
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    Source: Hiba Shabaan facebook
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    Source: Salah Al Madhoon facebook
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    Source: Mohammed Ajjour facebook
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Geolocation notes

Reports of the incident mention the Bahlul petrol station (محطة بنزين بهلول), within the city of Gaza (غَزَّة), for which the generic coordinates are: 31.537015, 34.462005. Due to limited satellite imagery and information available to Airwars, we were unable to verify the location further.

Israeli Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Israeli Military
  • Israeli Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Likely strike
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian harm reported
    Yes
  • Civilians reported killed
    6
  • (4 children1 woman1 man1 healthcare_personnel)
  • 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 attacker
    Israeli Military

Sources (15) [ collapse]

Incident Code

TS640

Incident date

October 5, 2023

Location

تل فرا, The Corona Hospital in the village of Tel Fara, Al-Hasakah, Syria

Airwars assessment

On 5th October 2023, it was reported by Hawar News that two hospital workers were injured when Turkish airstrikes hit the Corona Hospital in the village of Tel Fara, within the Derik District.

According to Roz Press, the hospital was “destroyed”.

The strike hit the hospital in the evening. No further update regarding the status of the injured has been provided.

The incident occured in the evening.

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian infrastructure
    Healthcare facility
  • 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.
  • Impact
    Healthcare
    Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

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Media
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    Source: Rumeilan Today facebook
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Turkish Military Assessment:

  • Suspected belligerent
    Turkish Military
  • Turkish Military position on incident
    Not yet assessed

Summary

  • Strike status
    Single source claim
  • Strike type
    Airstrike
  • Civilian infrastructure
    Healthcare facility
  • 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.
  • Impact
    Healthcare
    Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
  • Suspected attacker
    Turkish Military

Sources (10) [ collapse]