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A list of children killed in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict (10 May- 21st May 2021)

Since the 10 May, at least 75 children have been reported killed in the Gaza strip and in Israel. Their deaths were mostly by explosive weapons. 73 of these children were killed in Gaza. 2 were killed in Israel.

Here are their names and the circumstances of their deaths.

Palestinian victims

  • Mohammad Saber Ibrahim Suleiman
    Mohammad Saber Ibrahim Suleiman, age 15, was killed by an Israeli Drone Missile shortly after 6 p.m, 10 May, 2021 outside the city of Jabalia. Mohammad’s body was subsequently transferred to the Indonesian hospital in Jabalia where doctors reported there were shrapnel wounds throughout his body[1].
  • Mustafa Mohammad Mahmoud Obaid
    Mustafa Mohammad Mahmoud Obaid, age 16, was killed by a homemade rocket fired by a Palestinian armed group that fell short and killed eight Palestinians on the 10 May, 2021. The rocket landed in Saleh Dardouna Street near Al-Omari Mosque in Jabalia, North Gaza. Mustafa, 16, was killed in the blast.
  • Baraa Wisam Ahmad al-Gharabli
    Baraa Wisam Ahmad al-Gharabli, age 5: was killed by a homemade rocket fired by a Palestinian armed group that fell short and killed eight Palestinians on the 10 May, 2021. The rocket landed in Saleh Dardouna Street near Al-Omari Mosque in Jabalia, North Gaza. Mustafa, 16, was killed in the blast, and five-year-old Baraa succumbed to his injuries around 11 p.m. on May 10[2].
  • Rahaf Mohammad Attalla al-Masri
    Rahaf Mohammed Atalla al-Masri age10, was killed in a blast that occurred around 6 p.m. in Beit Hanoun about 800 meters (2,600 feet) west of the Gaza Strip perimeter fence on the 10 May, 2021. DCIP has not yet confirmed the cause of these deaths. At the time of the incident, Israeli drones and warplanes were reportedly overhead and Palestinian armed groups were firing homemade rockets towards Israel. DCIP continues to investigate these incidents to determine and identify the responsible parties[3].
  • Yazan Sultan Mohammad al-Masri
    Yazan Sultan Mohammad al-Masri, age 2, was killed in a blast that occurred around 6 p.m. in Beit Hanoun about 800 meters (2,600 feet) west of the Gaza Strip perimeter fence on 10 May, 2021. DCIP has not yet confirmed the cause of these deaths. At the time of the incident, Israeli drones and warplanes were reportedly overhead and Palestinian armed groups were firing homemade rockets towards Israel. DCIP continues to investigate these incidents to determine and identify the responsible parties[4].
  • Marwan Yousef Attalla al-Masri
    Marwan Yousef Attalla al-Masri, age 6, was killed in a blast that occurred around 6 p.m. in Beit Hanoun about 800 meters (2,600 feet) west of the Gaza Strip perimeter fence on the 10 May, 2021. DCIP has not yet confirmed the cause of these deaths. At the time of the incident, Israeli drones and warplanes were reportedly overhead and Palestinian armed groups were firing homemade rockets towards Israel. DCIP continues to investigate these incidents to determine and identify the responsible parties[5].
  • Ibrahim Yousef Attalla al-Masri
    Ibrahim Yousef Attalla al-Masri, age 11,  was killed in a blast that occurred around 6 p.m. in Beit Hanoun about 800 meters (2,600 feet) west of the Gaza Strip perimeter fence on 10 May, 2021. DCIP has not yet confirmed the cause of these deaths. At the time of the incident, Israeli drones and warplanes were reportedly overhead and Palestinian armed groups were firing homemade rockets towards Israel. DCIP continues to investigate these incidents to determine and identify the responsible parties[6].
  • Hussein Muneer Hussein Hamad
    Hussein Muneer Hussein Hamad, age 11,  was killed in a blast that occurred around 6 p.m. in Beit Hanoun about 800 meters (2,600 feet) west of the Gaza Strip perimeter fence on 10 May, 2021. DCIP has not yet confirmed the cause of these deaths. At the time of the incident, Israeli drones and warplanes were reportedly overhead and Palestinian armed groups were firing homemade rockets towards Israel. DCIP continues to investigate these incidents to determine and identify the responsible parties[7].
  • Ibrahim Abdullah Mohammad Hassanain
    Ibrahim Abdullah Mohammad Hassanain, age 16,  was killed in a blast that occurred around 6 p.m. in Beit Hanoun about 800 meters (2,600 feet) west of the Gaza Strip perimeter fence on 10 May, 2021. DCIP has not yet confirmed the cause of these deaths. At the time of the incident, Israeli drones and warplanes were reportedly overhead and Palestinian armed groups were firing homemade rockets towards Israel. DCIP continues to investigate these incidents to determine and identify the responsible parties[8].
  • Lina Iyad Fathi Sharir
    Lina Iyad Fathi Sharir, age 15, was killed by an Israeli warplane when it fired two missiles at her two-story home in Gaza City’s Al-Manara neighborhood 4:30 p.m on 11th May 2021, completely destroying the residential building.[9]
  • Zaid Mohammad Odeh Talbani
    Zaid Mohammad Odeh Talbani, age 4, killed by an overnight Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on 12 May, 2021. Around 1:30 a.m, an Israeli warplane targeted the third floor of the Salha residential building in Gaza City’s Tal Al-Hawa neighborhood, destroying the house[10].
  • Hala Hussein Rafat Rifi
    Hala Hussein Rafat Rifi, age 13, killed by an overnight Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on 12 May, 2021. Around 1:30 a.m, an Israeli warplane targeted the third floor of the Salha residential building in Gaza City’s Tal Al-Hawa neighbourhood, destroying the house[11].
  • Mariam Mohammad Odeh Talbani
    Mariam Mohammad Odeh Talbani, age 2, killed by an overnight Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on 12 May, 2021. Around 1:30 a.m, an Israeli warplane targeted the third floor of the Salha residential building in Gaza City’s Tal Al-Hawa neighborhood, destroying the house[12].
  • Bashar Ahmad Ibrahim Samour
    Bashar Ahmad Ibrahim Samour, age 17. He was shot and killed by Israeli forces near the Gaza perimeter fence in Abasan Al-Jadida, east of Khan Younis in southern Gaza on 12 May, 2021. Israeli forces deployed on the opposite side of the perimeter fence shot and killed Bashar around 10 a.m. Bashar sustained two gunshot wounds to the right side of his chest, according to documentation collected by DCIP[13]
  • Hamza Mahmoud Yassin Ali
    Hamza Mahmoud Yassin Ali age 12, was struck by shrapnel from an Israeli drone-fired missile in Gaza City’s Shuja’iyya neighborhood around 1 p.m. on 12 May, 2021 and died the following day. Hamza was participating in a funeral procession near his home when he sustained wounds to his abdomen and lacerations on his limbs[14].
  • Hamada Attia Abed al-Emour
    Hamada Attia Abed al-Emour, age 13, was on his way to a store near his home around 5:30 p.m on 12 May, 2021, accompanied by his two cousins (below),  when an Israeli Apache attack helicopter fired two thermal flares and then a missile in the direction of the children, in Al-Fukharia village southeast of Khan Younis, located about 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) from the Gaza perimeter fence[15].
  • Ammar Tayseer Mohammad al-Emour
    Ammar Tayseer Mohammad al-Emour, age 10, died around 5:30 p.m on 12 May, 2021, when an Israeli Apache attack helicopter fired two thermal flares and then a missile in the direction of the children, in Al-Fukharia village southeast of Khan Younis, located about 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) from the Gaza perimeter fence[16].
  • Elyan Moneer Ibrahim al-Emour
    Elyan Moneer Ibrahim al-Emour, age 12, died around 5:30 p.m on 12 May, 2021, when an Israeli Apache attack helicopter fired two thermal flares and then a missile in the direction of the children, in Al-Fukharia village southeast of Khan Younis, located about 3 kilometers (1.8 miles) from the Gaza perimeter fence[17].
  • Yahya Mazen Shehada Khalifa
    Yahya Mazen Shehada Khalifa, age 13, was killed when an Israeli plane fired a missile in Shaafout neighborhood, located in southeastern Gaza City on the 12 May, 2021. The Israeli missile exploded in front of an auto repair shop located on Salah al-Din Street, the Gaza Strip’s main roadway. Yahya died instantly in the blast, and his body was dismembered[18].
  • Rashid Mohammad Rashid Abu Arra
    Rashid Mohammad Rashid Abu Arra, age 16, was shot dead by Israeli forces with live ammunition early Wednesday morning, 12 May 2021 in the village of Aqaba, located northwest of Tubas in the occupied West Bank. He was shot from behind and sustained two gunshot wounds to the upper and middle back, and died at the scene[19].
  • Bashar Ahmad Ibrahim Samour
    Bashar Ahmad Ibrahim Samour, age 17, near the Gaza perimeter fence east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip on 12 May, 2021. Israeli forces deployed on the opposite side of the perimeter fence shot and killed Bashar around 10 a.m. Bashar sustained two gunshot wounds to the right side of his chest, and died at the scene[20]
  • Amir Rafat Mohammad Tanani
    Amir Rafat Mohammad Tanani, age 6, was killed when Israeli planes fired at least 20 missiles at a densely populated residential neighbourhood on Beit Lahiya’s Main Street shortly after 1 a.m. on the 13th May, 2021. All children died inside of the building[21].
  • Adham Rafat Mohammad Tanani
    Adham Rafat Mohammad Tanani, age 4, was killed when Israeli planes fired at least 20 missiles at a densely populated residential neighborhood on Beit Lahiya’s Main Street shortly after 1 a.m. on the 13th May, 2021. All children died inside of the building[22].
  • Ismail Rafat Mohammad Tanani
    Ismail Rafat Mohammad Tanani, age 7, was killed when Israeli planes fired at least 20 missiles at a densely populated residential neighbourhood on Beit Lahiya’s Main Street shortly after 1 a.m. on the 13th May, 2021. All children died inside of the building[23].
  • Ahmad Rafat Mohammad Tanani
    Ahmad Rafat Mohammad Tanani, aged 2, was killed when Israeli planes fired at least 20 missiles at a densely populated residential neighborhood on Beit Lahiya’s Main Street shortly after 1 a.m. on the 13th May, 2021. All children died inside of the building[24].
  • Khaled Imad Khaled Qanou
    Khaled Imad Khaled Qanou, aged 17. Killed by an Israeli drone fired missile: around 12:40 p.m. near the Gaza perimeter fence in North Gaza’s Izbat Beit Hanoun on 13th May 2021. An Israeli weaponized aerial drone targeted Khaled, firing at least one missile killing him on the spot near the Nada residential towers, which overlook the Gaza perimeter fence[25].
  • Ahmad Rami Mahmoud al-Hawajri
    Ahmad Rami Mahmoud al-Hawajri,age 13, was returning home from the grocery store around 3:20 p.m. when an Israeli fighter jet targeted a residential building in the heart of the densely populated Al-Bureij refugee camp in Central Gaza on 13 May, 2021 according to documentation gathered by DCIP. Ahmad was killed in the attack. He was struck in the head with shrapnel and sustained burns all over his body[26].
  • Fawziya Nasser Mohammad Abu Faris
    Fawziya Nasser Mohammad Abu Faris, age 13, died from Israeli Shelling on their house in Umm An-Naser village, also known as Al-Qaraya Al-Badawiya, in the northern Gaza Strip late on May 13, 2021. Around 6:15 p.m., three Israeli-fired artillery shells struck the Nasser Abu Faris’ one-story house.
  • Mohammad Salameh Mohammad Abu Dayyeh
    Mohammad Salameh Mohammad Abu Dayyeh, age 9 months, died from Israeli Shelling on their house in Umm An-Naser village, also known as Al-Qaraya Al-Badawiya, in the northern Gaza Strip late on May 13, 2021. Around 6:15 p.m., three Israeli-fired artillery shells struck the Nasser Abu Faris’ one-story house.
  • Lina Mohammad Mahmoud Issa
    Lina Mohammad Mahmoud Issa, age 13, killed by an Israeli airstrike on a residential building in Al-Bureij refugee camp. An Israeli plane attacked the home of Mohammad Issa, 42, around 4:45 p.m on 13th May, 2021. Lina was killed along with her mother, Manar, and their home was completely destroyed[27].
  • Hoor Momen Jamal al-Zamli
    Hoor Momen Jamal al-Zamli, age 2. Around 7:45 p.m on 13th May, 2021, an Israeli plane attacked Jamal al-Zamli’s two-story home in the Tanoor neighborhood of Rafah. Hoor died instantly[28].
  • Ibrahim Mohammad Ibrahim al-Rantisi
    Ibrahim Mohammad Ibrahim al-Rantisi, age 6 months. An Israeli plane fired a missile at a three-story home in the Jnaineh neighborhood of Rafah shortly before 8:30 p.m on 13th May, 2021. Ibrahim died due to the collapse of the building[29].
  • Mahmoud Hamed Hasan Tolbeh
    Mahmoud Hamed Hasan Tolbeh, age 12, succumbed to his injuries two days after he was critically wounded by shrapnel from a missile that was fired by an Israeli plane in southeastern Gaza City. Mahmoud was leaving the barbershop on Salah al-Din Street in Gaza City’s Shaafout neighborhood around 9:15 p.m. on Wednesday evening, 14th May, 2021 when he was struck in the head with shrapnel from the blast[30].
  • Amira Mohammad Mahmoud al-Attar
    Amira Mohammad Mahmoud al-Attar, age 6. Shortly after midnight on 14th May, 2021, Israeli planes launched a barrage of attacks, striking multiple areas in northern Gaza. Two missiles hit Mahmoud al-Attar’s home in Beit Lahia. The family was on the ground floor of the home when a concrete pillar fell on them. Their bodies were removed from under the rubble two hours later and taken to Kamal Odwan hospital[31].
  • Islam Mohammad Mahmoud al-Attar
    Islam Mohammad Mahmoud al-Attar, age 8. Shortly after midnight on 14th May, 2021, Israeli planes launched a barrage of attacks, striking multiple areas in northern Gaza. Two missiles hit Mahmoud al-Attar’s home in Beit Lahia. The family was on the ground floor of the home when a concrete pillar fell on them. Their bodies were removed from under the rubble two hours later and taken to Kamal Odwan hospital[32].
  • Mohammad Zain Mohammad Mahmoud al-Attar
    Mohammad Zain Mohammad Mahmoud al-Attar, age 9 months. Shortly after midnight on 14th May,  2021, Israeli planes launched a barrage of attacks, striking multiple areas in northern Gaza. Two missiles hit Mahmoud al-Attar’s home in Beit Lahia. The family was on the ground floor of the home when a concrete pillar fell on them. Their bodies were removed from under the rubble two hours later and taken to Kamal Odwan hospital[33].
  • Abdullah Ashraf Abdullah Jouda
    Abdullah Ashraf Abdullah Jouda, age12. Israeli planes struck the six-story Al-Rabee’a Building in the heart of Gaza City around 8 p.m on 14th May, 2021, targeting an apartment on the second floor and destroying the second and third floors[34].
  • Buthaina Mahmoud Issa Obaid
    Buthaina Mahmoud Issa Obaid, age 6. Buthaina was playing outside her home on 14th May 2021, Nuzha Street in Jabalia when she was struck in the back of her head by shrapnel by a RPG, according to documentation collected by DCIP[35].
  • Yamen Alaa Mohammad Abu Hatab
    Yamen Alaa Mohammad Abu Hatab, age 5. An Israeli plane targeted Alaa Abu Hatab’s three-story home in Al-Shati refugee camp around 1:30 a.m. on 15 May, 2021. The airstrike completely destroyed the residential building, killing Yamen[36].
  • Bilal Alaa Mohammad Abu Hatab
    Bilal Alaa Mohammad Abu Hatab, age 9. An Israeli plane targeted Alaa Abu Hatab’s three-story home in Al-Shati refugee camp around 1:30 a.m. on 15 May, 2021. The airstrike completely destroyed the residential building, killing Bilal.
  • Yousef Alaa Mohammad Abu Hatab
    Yousef Alaa Mohammad Abu Hatab, age 10. An Israeli plane targeted Alaa Abu Hatab’s three-story home in Al-Shati refugee camp around 1:30 a.m. on 15 May, 2021. The airstrike completely destroyed the residential building, killing Yousef.
  • Miriam Alaa Mohammad Abu Hatab
    Miriam Alaa Mohammad Abu Hatab,age 7. An Israeli plane targeted Alaa Abu Hatab’s three-story home in Al-Shati refugee camp around 1:30 a.m. on 15 May, 2021. The airstrike completely destroyed the residential building, killing Miriam.
  • Osama Mohammad Sobhi al-Hadidi
    Osama Mohammad Sobhi al-Hadidi, age 5. An Israeli plane targeted Alaa Abu Hatab’s three-story home in Al-Shati refugee camp around 1:30 a.m. on 15 May, 2021. The airstrike completely destroyed the residential building, killing Osama.
  • Abdurrahman Mohammad Sobhi al-Hadidi
    Abdurrahman Mohammad Sobhi al-Hadidi, age 7. An Israeli plane targeted Alaa Abu Hatab’s three-story home in Al-Shati refugee camp around 1:30 a.m. on 15 May, 2021. The airstrike completely destroyed the residential building, killing Abdurrahman.
  • Suheib Mohammad Sobhi al-Hadidi
    Suheib Mohammad Sobhi al-Hadidi, age 12, An Israeli plane targeted Alaa Abu Hatab’s three-story home in Al-Shati refugee camp around 1:30 a.m. on 15 May, 2021. The airstrike completely destroyed the residential building, killing Suheib.
  • Yahya Mohammad Sobhi al-Hadidi
    Yahya Mohammad Sobhi al-Hadidi, age 10. An Israeli plane targeted Alaa Abu Hatab’s three-story home in Al-Shati refugee camp around 1:30 a.m. on 15 May, 2021. The airstrike completely destroyed the residential building, killing Yahya.
  • Tala Ayman Tawfeeq Abu al-Auf
    Tala Ayman Tawfeeq Abu al-Auf, age 13. Israeli planes launched dozens of airstrikes around 1 a.m. on Sunday 16th May, 2021 in Gaza City, targeting residential buildings and civilian infrastructure, including roads and government ministry buildings. Among the residential buildings targeted in the bombardment were a five-story home owned by the Abu al-Auf family that housed 10 apartments and two four-story homes owned by Ameen al-Qawlaq and Mu’in al-Qawlaq[37].
  • Tawfeeq Ayman Tawfeeq Abu al-Auf
    Tawfeeq Ayman Tawfeeq Abu al-Auf, age 17. Israeli planes launched dozens of airstrikes around 1 a.m. on Sunday 16th May, 2021 in Gaza City,  targeting residential buildings and civilian infrastructure, including roads and government ministry buildings. Among the residential buildings targeted in the bombardment were a five-story home owned by the Abu al-Auf family that housed 10 apartments and two four-story homes owned by Ameen al-Qawlaq and Mu’in al-Qawlaq[38].
  • Yahya Riad Hasan Ishkantna
    Yahya Riad Hasan Ishkantna, age 4. Israeli planes launched dozens of airstrikes around 1 a.m. on Sunday 16th May, 2021 in Gaza City,  targeting residential buildings and civilian infrastructure, including roads and government ministry buildings. Among the residential buildings targeted in the bombardment were a five-story home owned by the Abu al-Auf family that housed 10 apartments and two four-story homes owned by Ameen al-Qawlaq and Mu’in al-Qawlaq[39].
  • Zain Riad Hasan Ishkantna
    Zain Riad Hasan Ishkantna, age 2. Israeli planes launched dozens of airstrikes around 1 a.m. on Sunday 16th May, 2021 in Gaza City,  targeting residential buildings and civilian infrastructure, including roads and government ministry buildings. Among the residential buildings targeted in the bombardment were a five-story home owned by the Abu al-Auf family that housed 10 apartments and two four-story homes owned by Ameen al-Qawlaq and Mu’in al-Qawlaq[40].
  • Dana Riad Hasan Ishkantna
    Dana Riad Hasan Ishkantna, age 9. Israeli planes launched dozens of airstrikes around 1 a.m. on Sunday 16th May, 2021 in Gaza City,  targeting residential buildings and civilian infrastructure, including roads and government ministry buildings. Among the residential buildings targeted in the bombardment were a five-story home owned by the Abu al-Auf family that housed 10 apartments and two four-story homes owned by Ameen al-Qawlaq and Mu’in al-Qawlaq[41].
  • Adam Izzat Mu’in al-Qawlaq
    Adam Izzat Mu’in al-Qawlaq, age 3. Israeli planes launched dozens of airstrikes around 1 a.m. on Sunday 16th May, 2021 in Gaza City,  targeting residential buildings and civilian infrastructure, including roads and government ministry buildings. Among the residential buildings targeted in the bombardment were a five-story home owned by the Abu al-Auf family that housed 10 apartments and two four-story homes owned by Ameen al-Qawlaq and Mu’in al-Qawlaq[42].
  • Zaid Izzat Mu’in al-Qawlaq
    Zaid Izzat Mu’in al-Qawlaq, age 8. Israeli planes launched dozens of airstrikes around 1 a.m. on Sunday 16th May, 2021 in Gaza City,  targeting residential buildings and civilian infrastructure, including roads and government ministry buildings. Among the residential buildings targeted in the bombardment were a five-story home owned by the Abu al-Auf family that housed 10 apartments and two four-story homes owned by Ameen al-Qawlaq and Mu’in al-Qawlaq[43].
  • Hana Shukri Ameen al-Qawlaq
    Hana Shukri Ameen al-Qawlaq, age 14. Israeli planes launched dozens of airstrikes around 1 a.m. on Sunday 16th May, 2021 in Gaza City,  targeting residential buildings and civilian infrastructure, including roads and government ministry buildings. Among the residential buildings targeted in the bombardment were a five-story home owned by the Abu al-Auf family that housed 10 apartments and two four-story homes owned by Ameen al-Qawlaq and Mu’in al-Qawlaq[44].
  • Ahmad Shukri Ameen al-Qawlaq
    Ahmad Shukri Ameen al-Qawlaq, age 15. Israeli planes launched dozens of airstrikes around 1 a.m. on Sunday 16th May, 2021 in Gaza City,  targeting residential buildings and civilian infrastructure, including roads and government ministry buildings. Among the residential buildings targeted in the bombardment were a five-story home owned by the Abu al-Auf family that housed 10 apartments and two four-story homes owned by Ameen al-Qawlaq and Mu’in al-Qawlaq[45].
  • Dima Rami Riad al-Ifranji
    Dima Rami Riad al-Ifranji, age 15. Israeli planes launched dozens of airstrikes around 1 a.m. on Sunday 16th May, 2021 in Gaza City,  targeting residential buildings and civilian infrastructure, including roads and government ministry buildings. Among the residential buildings targeted in the bombardment were a five-story home owned by the Abu al-Auf family that housed 10 apartments and two four-story homes owned by Ameen al-Qawlaq and Mu’in al-Qawlaq[46].
  • Qusai Sameh Fawwaz al-Qawlaq
    Qusai Sameh Fawwaz al-Qawlaq, age 6 months. Israeli planes launched dozens of airstrikes around 1 a.m. on Sunday 16th May, 2021 in Gaza City, targeting residential buildings and civilian infrastructure, including roads and government ministry buildings. Among the residential buildings targeted in the bombardment were a five-story home owned by the Abu al-Auf family that housed 10 apartments and two four-story homes owned by Ameen al-Qawlaq and Mu’in al-Qawlaq[47].
  • Mohammad Ahmad Alya Bhar
    Mohammad Ahmad Alya Bhar, age 17 died on Saturday afternoon in Gaza City’s Shuja’iyya neighborhood. Mohammad was returning home after visiting a nearby shop when an Israeli aerial drone targeted him and a group of boys who had gathered near the market around 1:30 p.m on 16th May 2021, according to documentation collected by DCIP. Shrapnel struck Mohammad in his lower chest, and he succumbed to his injuries while en route to Gaza City’s Shifa hospital[48].
  • Yara Mohammad Mu’in al-Qawlaq
    Yara Mohammad Mu’in al-Qawlaq, age 9, was pulled from rubble on the 16th May 2021, on Al-Wehda Street in Gaza City from an attack by Israeli airstrikes three days earlier.
  • Hala Mohammad Mu’in al-Qawlaq
    Hala Mohammad Mu’in al-Qawlaq, age 12, was pulled from rubble on the 16th May 2021, on Al-Wehda Street in Gaza City from an attack by Israeli airstrikes three days earlier.
  • Rula Mohammad Mu’in al-Qawlaq
    Rula Mohammad Mu’in al-Qawlaq, age 5, was pulled from rubble on the 16th May 2021, on Al-Wehda Street in Gaza City from an attack by Israeli airstrikes three days earlier.
  • Mira Rami Riad al-Ifranji
    Mira Rami Riad al-Ifranji, age 11 was pulled from rubble on the 16th May 2021, on Al-Wehda Street in Gaza City from an attack by Israeli airstrikes three days earlier.
  • Yazan Rami Riad al-Ifranji
    Yazan Rami Riad al-Ifranji, age 13 was pulled from rubble on the 16th May 2021, on Al-Wehda Street in Gaza City from an attack by Israeli airstrikes three days earlier.
  • Ameer Rami Riad al-Ifranji
    Ameer Rami Riad al-Ifranji, age 9 was pulled from rubble on the 16th May 2021, on Al-Wehda Street in Gaza City from an attack by Israeli airstrikes three days earlier.
  • Lana Riad Hasan Ishkantna
    Lana Riad Hasan Ishkantna, age 5. Pulled from rubble today on Al-Wehda Street in Gaza City from an attack by Israeli airstrikes[49].
  • Mohammad Khalil Younis Mohammad Freijat
    Mohammad Khalil Younis Mohammad Freijat, age 14, was struck in the head with Israeli-fired live ammunition around 11 p.m. on May 12, 2021 in Hebron’s Bab Al-Zawya neighborhood. He died from his injuries in Hebron’s Al-Ahli hospital four days later on May 16, 2021. Mohammad Khalil was at least 300 meters (1000 feet) away from the clashes when an Israeli soldier shot him in the left eye with live ammunition[50]
  • Obaida Akram Abdurahman Jawabra
    Obaida Akram Abdurahman Jawabra, age 17, was shot dead by Israeli forces with live ammunition today around 8 p.m. local time on the 17th May, 2021 in Al-Arroub refugee camp located near the southern occupied West Bank city of Hebron. Obaida sustained a gunshot wound to his chest during a demonstration at the entrance of the camp located near Route 60, the main route in the West Bank connecting Hebron and Jerusalem[51].
  • Rafeef Mershed Kamel Abu Dayer
    Rafeef Mershed Kamel Abu Dayer, age 10, died in Gaza City. Around 6:45 p.m on the 17th May, 2021 Israeli planes struck the upper three floors of the seven-story Ghazi Shawa building on Al-Wehda Street in Gaza City. Members of the Abu Dayer family were eating in a garden nearby at the time of the attacks. Shrapnel and rubble from the air raid struck the girl’s leg. Medical reports showed that Rafeef had internal bleeding, likely due to the force of the explosion[52].
  • Ismail al-Baz
    Ismail al-Baz, age 13, killed by an Israeli drone-fired missile, on the spot, around noon on the 17th May, 2021, and critically injured the boy’s 16-year-old brother, Ramadan. The al-Baz family home was directly struck by the missile. The two brothers were transferred to Al-Aqsa Martyrs hospital, where Ismail was pronounced dead[53].
  • Mina Iyad Fathi Sharir
    Mina Iyad Fathi Sharir age 2, died on the 18th May, 2021 in Shifa hospital. She had been hospitalised in critical condition with third-degree burns following an Israeli airstrike in Gaza City on May 11, 2021. An Israeli warplane fired two missiles at a two-story home in Gaza City’s Al-Manara neighbourhood around 4:30 p.m, completely destroying the residential building. The same attack killed Mina’s sister, 15-year-old Lina Iyad Fathi Sharir[54].
  • Islam Wael Fahmi Dar Nasser
    Islam Wael Fahmi Dar Nasser, age 16, was struck in the head with Israeli-fired live ammunition around 5 p.m. on the 18th May, 2021 in the village of Bil’in, located west of the occupied West Bank city of Ramallah. He was shot during a demonstration as Israeli forces confronted Palestinian protestors in the village near Israel’s separation barrier[55].
  • Nagham Iyad Abdulfattah Salha
    Nagham Iyad Abdulfattah Salha, aged 2. An Israeli aerial attack around 4 p.m. on May 19, 2021 struck the second-floor apartment of her house and she was killed instantly along with her parents. DCIP continues to investigate whether the missile was fired by an Israeli warplane or a weaponized aerial drone[56].
  • Dima Sa’d Ali Asaliya
    Dima Sa’d Ali Asaliya, 10, was returning from her sister’s house adjacent to her family home in Jabalia in the northern Gaza Strip around 8 p.m. on May 19, 2021 when she was killed in an Israeli drone missile strike on the street. Her body was covered in shrapnel wounds, and she was transported to Indonesian hospital where she was pronounced dead[57].

Israeli Victims

  • Nadeen Khalil Awad
    Nadeen Khalil Awad, age 16, was killed on May 11th, 2021, when a Hamas rocket was fired into the central city of Lod and hit the car she was in, also killing her father[58].
  • Ido Avigal
    Ido Avigal, age 5, was killed on May 12th, 2021, after being fatally struck by shrapnel that penetrated the window of a fortified room in Sderot from a missile fired by Hamas[59].

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