Incident Summary:

12/07/2016: An explosive device detonated and assailants opened fire targeting a security vehicle near Arish, North Sinai, Egypt. Five military personnel were injured in the attack. No group claimed responsibility for the incident.

GTD ID:
201612080026

When:
2016-12-07

Country:
Egypt

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North Sinai

City:
Near Arish

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Egyptian Armed Forces
Specific Description Vehicle
Nationality of Target Egypt
Additional Information
Hostages No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Unknown Explosive Type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) Yes
Alternate Designation (more) Insurgency/Guerilla Action
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Unknown No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 0 Fatalities / 5 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 5
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
Sources
"Egyptian officer killed, 10 injured in Sinai clashes," Ma'an News Agency, December 7, 2016."
"EGYPTIAN OFFICER KILLED, 10 INJURED IN SINAI CLASHES," NAM News Network, December 8, 2016."