GTD ID:
199711170011

When:
1997-11-17

Country:
Egypt

Region:
Middle East & North Africa

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

Luxor

City:
Luxor

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Police
Name of Entity Police
Specific Description Egyptian police
Nationality of Target Egypt
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity civilians
Specific Description Egyptian civilians
Nationality of Target Egypt
Target Type: Tourists
Name of Entity
Specific Description Tourists
Nationality of Target Multinational
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
Firearm
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
Al-Gama'at al-Islamiyya (IG) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 58 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 58
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