Incident Summary:

07/19/1999: A soldier of the South Lebanon Army was killed from a large roadside bomb that exploded near Kafr Hunah, Lebanon. Hizballah was responsible for the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:


Kfar Houneh

Location Details:
This incident occurred on a road near the Kafr Hunah crossing.

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Terrorists/Non-state Militia
Name of Entity South Lebanon Army (SLA)
Specific Description South Lebanese Army Soldier near Kafr Hunah, Lebanon
Nationality of Target Lebanon
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Minor (likely < $1 million)
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Other Explosive Type
Weapon Details
The devices was a roadside bomb.
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) Yes
Doubt Terrorism Proper (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Hezbollah No
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators Unknown
Number of Captured Perpetrators 0
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Fatalities / 0 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 1
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 0
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"SLA Soldier Killed by Hizballah Bomb in S. Lebanon,” Voice of the South, July 19, 1999.
"SLA Soldier Killed by Bomb; Hizballah Steps Up Activity,” Qol Yisra'el, July 19, 1999