GTD ID:
198802020005

When:
1988-02-02

Country:
Lebanon

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Beirut

City:
Beirut

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Assassination
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Government (General)
Name of Entity General Directorate of State Security
Specific Description Jacques Merrin*
Nationality of Target France
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage No
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Firearms Handgun
Weapon Details
Automatic firearm; Pistol
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Armenian Secret Army for the Liberation of Armenia Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 3
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources