Civilian Casualties

Civilian Casualties

Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0552

LOCATION

منزلاً لعائلة سليم بشارع الترانس داخل حي الأمل في خانيونس, Aslim Family Home, Trans Street, Al-Amal Neighbourhood, Khan Yunis, Gaza, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

On October 24th 2023, between 22 and 25 civilians, including at least 11 children, were reportedly killed and 50 others were injured by an alleged Israeli airstrike on the Aslim family home on Trans Street in the Al-Amal neighbourhood of Khan Younis. The Aslim family lost at least five family members in the attack. Imad

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
22 – 25
(11–14 children1 woman5 men)
Civilians reported injured
50
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
22 named, 4 families identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
16
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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 9, 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 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0544

LOCATION

البريج, Bureij, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

At dawn on October 24th 2023, at least 22 members of the Al-Behbahani family, including 12 women and 6 children, were killed and a number of others were injured in an alleged Israeli airstrike on their home in the Bureij refugee camp, located in Central Gaza. Multiple sources reported that the entire family was killed

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
22
(6–7 children12–13 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
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
16
Geolocation
Town
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Incident date

October 24, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0549

LOCATION

مخبزًا في مخيم المغازي وسط القطاع, bakery in the Maghazi camp in the central Gaza Strip, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

In the evening of Tuesday, October 24th 2023, between six and ten civilians including four children and one woman were killed, and dozens were injured in an alleged Israeli airstrike that hit a bakery in the Maghazi refugee camp in the central Gaza Strip. In a post on Facebook, Saeed al-Asar stated that “planes bombed

Summary

First published
June 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Humanitarian aid distribution, IDP or refugee camp
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
6 – 10
(4 children1 woman1 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
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
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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

December 22, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT1881a

LOCATION

منزل الحاج أبو درويش المغربي قرب مدينة غزة, Gaza City, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On Friday, December 22nd 2023, the entire al-Maghribi family, including up to 81 civilians: at least 17 women, 49 children, and an employee of the United Nations Development Program, were killed by an alleged Israeli airstrike on the home of Hajj Abu Darwish al-Maghribi near Gaza City, in the Gaza Strip. Al-Arabiya news, the Associated

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
79 – 81
(49 children17–19 women15–16 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
Education,Food,Healthcare
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
79 named, 1 familiy identified
Geolocation
City
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Incident date

October 21, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0417

LOCATION

عائلة المطوق, جباليا, Al-Moutawaq family, Jabalia, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Alleged airstrikes from Israeli military aircraft killed between 23 and 35 civilians, including members of three generations of the Al-Moutawaq family, on Saturday, October 21, 2023, in the middle of the night on Masoud Street and Old Gaza Street in the Tal Al-Zaatar area in the east of Jabalia in Gaza. The number of injured

Summary

First published
March 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
23 – 35
(8–13 children5–8 women5–6 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
23 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
20
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Incident date

December 11, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT1669

LOCATION

الشيخ رضوان, Sheik Radwan, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

Shortly before 7:43 AM on Monday, December 11th 2023, a series of alleged Israeli airstrikes hit six homes belonging to the extended Salem family in Sheikh Radwan, killing at least 102 civilians. Airwars was able to identify 104 named victims (102 fatalities, and two others injured), though some local reports put the death toll at

Summary

First published
March 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Healthcare facility, Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
102 – 200
(50 children26 women26–27 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
104 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
2
Geolocation
Exact location (other)
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Incident date

October 31, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0784

LOCATION

برج المهندسين, al Muhandeseen Tower, Deir al Balah, the Gaza Strip

On October 31st 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike on the multistorey Al-Muhandeseen Tower (the ‘Engineers Tower’) located east of Nuseirat Camp, Central Gaza, killed between 133 and 164 civilians, including a likely estimate of 67 children. Airwars was able to identify 133 civilians belonging to 14 different families, including 131 individuals where gender and ages

Summary

First published
March 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
133 – 164
(67–77 children36 women18 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
138 named, 14 families identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
19
Geolocation
Exact location (via Airwars)
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Incident date

October 15, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0222

LOCATION

النصيرات, Nuseirat, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

During the afternoon of October 15th 2023, the Al-Jamal family home in Al-Nuseirat refugee camp was struck by an alleged Israeli aerial bombardment, killing 10 members across three generations and injuring an unknown number of others. Grandfather 64 year old Dr. Azmi Al Jamal and his wife 60 year old Hanan Al Jamal were killed alongside

Summary

First published
February 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
10
(4 children4 women2 men)
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
Named victims
10 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
8
Geolocation
Town
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Incident date

October 19, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0333

LOCATION

محيط مسجد الصالحين, Vicinity of al Salehin Mosque, Rafah, the Gaza Strip

Around 10:26 PM on Thursday, October 19th 2023, at least 35 identified civilians belonging to Al-Sharafi and Hassouna families were killed, among them at least 14 women and 14 children, including two elderly women, a mother with her three children, five siblings and a pregnant mother of two, and others were wounded in an alleged

Summary

First published
February 1, 2024
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Religious Institution, Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
35
(14 children14 women6 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
34 named, 3 families identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
32
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

October 10, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0093

LOCATION

خان يونس, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

On October 10th, 2023, an alleged Israeli airstrike hit the Al-Astal family’s home in Khan Yunis, southern Gaza strip, killing seven civilians and injuring up to 50 others, including 20 children. Khaled Abdel Salam Abu Walid, a member of the Al-Astal family Facebook group, posted the names of eight people killed in the strike: Hussein

Summary

First published
January 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
7
(5 children2 women)
Civilians reported injured
50
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
7
Geolocation
City
Belligerents reported killed
1
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Incident date

October 14, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0195

LOCATION

مخيم الشاطئ, Al Shati Camp, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

At least 18 people were killed and 100 others were wounded in an alleged Israeli airstrike on Hamid Street, in the al-Shati camp of the Gaza Strip on October 14th, 2023. Many of the victims were members of the al-Ghoul family. The al-Ghoul family lost 11 relatives in the bombing. Hatem Jumaa al-Ghoul (51) was

Summary

First published
January 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
18 – 28
(4 children5 women8 men)
Civilians reported injured
100
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
18 named, 3 families identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
16
Geolocation
Exact location (via Airwars)
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Incident date

October 9, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0050

LOCATION

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

On Monday, October 9th 2023, 18 civilians, all members of the Abu Obaid family, including at least seven children and seven women, were reported killed by an alleged Israeli airstrike on their home in the Bir al-Naja area west of the Jabalia refugee camp, northern Gaza Strip. Two combatants were also reported killed, also members

Summary

First published
December 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
18
(7–8 children7 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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
18 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
9
Geolocation
Neighbourhood/area
Belligerents reported killed
2
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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 8, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0032

LOCATION

جوار مسجد عبد العزام, Vicinity of Abdel Azzam Mosque, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 8th 2023, at around 12:30pm, the Al Zaneen family house located near Abdel Azzam Mosque in Izbet Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, was allegedly bombed by an Israeli warplane. At least 21 members of the large Al Zaneen family were killed across three generations: 66-year old Jamil Hassan Muhammad Al Zaneen

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
21 – 22
(12 children5 women4–5 men)
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
22 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
20
Geolocation
Exact location (via Airwars)
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Incident date

October 10, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0082

LOCATION

جباليا, Jabalia, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 10th, 2023, 22 members of the Ahmed family were reported killed, including seven children, by an alleged Israeli airstrike on their family home in Jabalia camp in the northern Gaza Strip. Initial reporting by @Jales_tinian2 said five people were killed instantly and another eight were found under the rubble. While most sources estimated

Summary

First published
December 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
22
(8 children5 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.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
22 named
Names matched with MoH IDs
12
Geolocation
Town
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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
View Incident

Incident date

October 19, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0372

LOCATION

محيط كنيسة القديس برفيريوس, Vicinity of Saint Porphyrius Church, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 19th 2023, at around 8:30 pm, a declared Israeli strike hit a building adjacent to the centuries-old Greek Orthodox St. Porphyrius Church on Omar Al-Mukhtar Street, in Gaza city. The blast destroyed parts of the church complex where hundreds of displaced civilians were reportedly taking shelter. Airwars identified the names of at least

Summary

First published
December 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Religious Institution
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
23 – 27
(10 children8–10 women5–7 men)
Civilians reported injured
18–24
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
Education,Healthcare
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Known belligerent
Israeli Military
Known target
Palestinian Forces
Named victims
26 named, 3 families identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
15
Geolocation
Exact location (via Airwars)
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Incident date

October 8, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0020

LOCATION

مخيم البريج, Al Bureij Camp , Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

On Sunday, October 8th 2023, at least 15 members of the al-Nabahin family, including 10 children, four women and one young man were killed when alleged Israeli airstrikes struck their family home, destroying all four floors and a neighboring house east of Al-Bureij camp. On Twitter, one source commented on the attack: “The family of

Summary

First published
November 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
(10 children4–5 women1 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.
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
7
Geolocation
Town
View Incident

Incident date

October 7, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0004

LOCATION

منزل لعائلة الدوس  في حي الزيتون جنوب مدينة غزة, home of the Al-Dous family in Al-Zaytoun neighborhood, south of Gaza City., Gaza, the Gaza Strip

An alleged Israeli airstrike using several missiles struck a residential building in the Al-Zaytoun neighborhood of Gaza in the evening of October 7th, 2023. Fifteen members of the Al-Dous family, including seven children, were reportedly killed due to the destruction of their home. Awni Adel Al-Dous and his wife Ibtisam Mohammed Khalil Al-Dous had sons

Summary

First published
November 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
(7 children3 women5 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
15 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
9
Geolocation
Neighbourhood/area
View Incident

Incident date

October 8, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0027

LOCATION

الشيخ عجلين, Sheikh Ijlin, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

At least 10 members of the Shamlakh family, including three children, were reportedly killed when an alleged Israeli aircraft bombed their home on Street 10, south of Gaza City, on October 8th, 2023. The strike is believed to have occurred at approximately 8:30pm. Grandfather Abdulnaser Asaad Shamlakh was 56 years old, and was reportedly killed

Summary

First published
November 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
10 – 12
(3 children2 women5 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
10
Geolocation
Exact location (via Airwars)
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Incident date

October 8, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0035

LOCATION

الزوايدة, Az Zawayda, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

On October 8th 2023, seven civilians, Jihad Abdullah Abu Rikab (35 years old), his wife Rabab Marazeeq Abu Rikab (28 years old), and their five children Nida Abu Rikab (11 years old), Tala Abu Rikab (10 years old), Maria Abu Rikab (eight years old), Sewar Abu Rikab (six years old) and Sham Abu Rikab (four

Summary

First published
November 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
7
(5–6 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
Named victims
7 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
7
Geolocation
Town
View Incident

Incident date

October 31, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0783

LOCATION

مخيم جباليا, Jabalia camp, North Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 31, 2023 confirmed Israeli strikes on the densely populated Jabalia refugee camp killed at least 126 civilians, including 69 children. A further 280 civilians were reported injured by the director of the nearby Indonesian Hospital. A second strike hit the same location the following day, though the full casualty assessment for that incident

Summary

First published
November 1, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Declared strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
IDP or refugee camp, Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
126 – 143
(69 children22 women28 men)
Civilians reported injured
280
Cause of injury / death
Heavy weapons and explosive munitions
Airwars civilian harm grading
Confirmed
A specific belligerent has accepted responsibility for civilian harm.
Known belligerent
Israeli Military
Known target
Palestinian Forces
Named victims
112 named, 11 families identified
Geolocation
Exact location (other)
Belligerents reported killed
12–24
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Incident date

October 17, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0332e

LOCATION

جورة اللوت, Sabah family home, Jouret al-Lout, Khan Yunis, Gaza Strip, Khan Younis, the Gaza Strip

At dawn on Tuesday, October 17th 2023, between 23 and 27 members of the Sabah family including at least seven women, 10 children, and an infant were killed, and many others, including displaced civilians and at least five children, were injured in an alleged Israeli airstrike on the Sabah family home in the Jourat al-Lout

Summary

First published
October 17, 2023
Last updated
June 5, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
23 – 27
(11–13 children7–9 women3 men)
Civilians reported injured
8–10
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
Named victims
24 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
19
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Incident date

October 10, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0125

LOCATION

البريج, Bureij, Deir Al Balah, the Gaza Strip

On October 10 at night or on October 11 at dawn, alleged Israeli strikes on civilian homes in Bureij refugee camp, near the Dabas Junction, in central Gaza, killed between 33 to 34 civilians, including at least 14 children*, eight women and 11 men. Among the victims, local sources documented five entire family units allegedly

Summary

First published
October 8, 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
33 – 34
(14–15 children8 women11 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
Healthcare
Impact on services or infrastructure relating to education, health or food supply. See methodology note for details.
Suspected belligerent
Israeli Military
Named victims
34 named, 8 families identified
Geolocation
Exact location (via Airwars)
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Incident date

October 14, 2023

Incident Code

ISPT0197

LOCATION

تل الهوى, Tal Al Hawa, Gaza, the Gaza Strip

On October 14th 2023 at around 1 am, Israeli forces allegedly conducted an airstrike in Tal Al-Hawa, located in the south of Gaza City. The strike reportedly killed Palestinian surgeon Dr. Medhat Mahmoud Saidam and his extended family at his home. Among the dead were between 24 to 31 civilians, including at least 12 children*,

Summary

First published
October 8, 2023
Last updated
July 9, 2024
Strike status
Likely strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian infrastructure
Residential building
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
24 – 31
(12 children7 women7 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
25 named, 1 familiy identified
Names matched with MoH IDs
18
Geolocation
Nearby landmark
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Incident date

November 20, 2016

Incident Code

RS1643

LOCATION

الصاخور, Al Sakhour, Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria

On November 20, 2016, up to 16 civilians, including a family of six with four children, were reportedly killed by aerial shelling containing chlorine gas in the al-Sakhour neighborhood of Aleppo. Local sources differ on whether the strike can be attributed to Russia or the Syrian regime. SMART News Agency reported six civilians were killed

Summary

First published
November 20, 2016
Last updated
June 27, 2024
Strike status
Contested strike
Strike type
Airstrike
Civilian harm reported
Yes
Civilians reported killed
6 – 15
(4 children1 woman1 man)
Civilians reported injured
2–30
Cause of injury / death
Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN)
Airwars civilian harm grading
Contested
Competing claims of responsibility e.g. multiple belligerents, or casualties also attributed to ground forces.
Suspected belligerents
Russian Military, Syrian Regime
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