GTD ID:
198310230007

When:
1983-10-23

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: Military
Name of Entity
Specific Description Marine base command center
Nationality of Target United States
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives/Bombs/Dynamite Vehicle
Weapon Details
Explosive
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?Yes
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Group Sub-name Claimed Responsibility
Hezbollah Islamic Jihad Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 241 Fatalities / 75 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 241
Number of U.S. Fatalities 241
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 75
Number of U.S. Injured 75
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources