GTD ID:
197808130002

When:
1978-08-13

Country:
Lebanon

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Beirut

City:
Beirut

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Violent Political Party
Name of Entity Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO)
Specific Description Building
Nationality of Target West Bank and Gaza Strip
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage $200,000.00
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Weapon Details
Explosive
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) No
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Ahmad Jibril Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 98 Fatalities / 160 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 98
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 160
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources