Incident Summary:

09/24/2001: One Israeli woman was killed when Palestinian gunmen opened fire on the vehicle she was traveling in with her husband in Jordan Valley, West Bank. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.



West Bank and Gaza Strip

Middle East & North Africa

region/u.s. state:

West Bank


Location Details:
A vehicle near a military checkpoint in Jordan Valley, near Bardaleh village

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Private Citizens & Property
Name of Entity A couple traveling in Jordan Valley
Specific Description An Israeli woman and her husband
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
Firearms Unknown Gun Type
Weapon Details
No weapon detail was provided.
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
Palestinians (suspected) 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
Michael Zielenziger, "Israelis postpone Palestinian talks, blaming violence," Philadelphia Inquirer, September 24, 2001.
"Shooting again hits truce talks," The Advertiser, September 25, 2001.
"Israel rules out Peres-Arafat talks after Israeli woman killed," AFX Press (Asia), September 24, 2001.