Incident Summary:

11/16/2000: A Hizballah squad entered Israeli territory and planted a chain of bombs, some within five meters of the border on the Lebanese side. The mines exploded as the soldiers, traveling in armored Hummer vehicles, passed the disputed Shaba farms region in the foothills of Mount Dov. One soldier was lightly injured in the attack.




Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

Golan Heights

Chebaa Farms

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Bombing/Explosion
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity Israeli Defence Forces (IDF)
Specific Description Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) on patrol in the Sheba Farms region
Nationality of Target Israel
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Unknown
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Explosives Land Mine
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 0 Fatalities / 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities 0
Number of U.S. Fatalities 0
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities 0
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured 0
Number of Perpetrators Injured 0
"Israel Fears Hizballah To 'Heat Up' Northern Border After 16 Nov Roadside Bomb,” The Jerusalem Post, November 17, 2000.